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[pct-l] Golite/GVP (was no-subject)
- Subject: [pct-l] Golite/GVP (was no-subject)
- From: chelin at teleport.com (Sharon & Chuck Chelin)
- Date: Sun Aug 1 07:52:35 2004
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Good morning, Steve,
When you complete the preliminary testing of your new x-frame pack I hope
you will share some photos or drawings. I, for one, would like to see what
you come up with because I am always interested in new ways to carry a beer
can. By the way, you misspelled "beer" in your post.
Keep up the investigation,
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Peterson" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 31, 2004 11:02 PM
Subject: Re: [pct-l] Golite/GVP (was no-subject)
> Truth be told, I, too, have concluded that an external frame is the way to
> although not one built along conventional lines (so far as I'm aware).
> spent the last month becoming reasonably good at laying up carbon fiber to
> create a pack capable of carrying _my_ gear, on _my_ body, the way _I_
> (hey, if it's going to be custom, it might as well be _totally_ custom).
> target weight: one pound. Not quite there yet, but I'm close enough that
> carrying a prototype on the JMT in September. Could be the first pack ever
> _designed_ to carry a bear can (oops, I guess I shouldn't have mentioned
> And, no, I will not be lashing anything to the frame. Aside from water
> in the side pockets, everything else goes in the bag.
> DAVCATDAV@aol.com wrote:
> > .....
> > It was called an externally framed pack...you could lash the water up on
> > the top of the frame...even over the top...essentially towards the head
> > hiker...thereby transferring most of the weight onto said hikers hips.
> > But I don't know...he told me about this toward the end...he was a vile
> > bitter man at this point and unwilling to explain the physics behind
> > an...what seems to me...obviously crackbrained idea...
> > uh...Jansport Rainier...31/2 pounds as I recall...$90...3800 or so cubic
> > inches
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