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[at-l] Re: (at-l) Thanksgiving hike
- Subject: [at-l] Re: (at-l) Thanksgiving hike
- Date: Friday, December 04, 1998 4:37 AM
>Lee I Joe wrote about his Lowe Contour IV. I'll ditto most of what he said.
>Good price, nice size. Definitely get the external pockets right off -
>there just is not enough pocket space if you don't (I gotta have outside
>pocket space for all the neat crap I just HAVE to get to easily during the
>The other thing to watch for is being sure you get an extra big rain cover.
>My old one which was bigger than my old pack was just too dang short for
>this VERY tall pack. I haven't gotten my new one yet - Campmor has the Lowe
>cover for their extra big packs, or the OR one which is mebbe better made,
>and big enough? Any advice?
>What this pack lacks too are those cool little mesh or other pockets for
>sticking a water bottle in for easy access - I've though about one of those
>bottle holsters you can put on your belt, but I really hate to have junk
>flapping around and afraid these will do that - anybody have experience?
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