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Re: Internal Frame vs. External Frame Packs

Postby » Sun May 29, 2016 3:10 pm

Thanks for the replies everyone. It's been interesting to read.

Wandering Daisy, have any pics you can share of your setup?

I believe my body shape to be a bit odd and has much to do with my difficulty in finding a pack that fits me well. I'm only 5' 9" but have a 21" torso. When I'm in shape I weigh around 175 with a 32" waist, but I carry most of my weight in my torso and have chicken legs! My trapezius muscles are larger than normal (not sure if this affects this or not) and this is where my pain and discomfort tend to be.

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Re: Internal Frame vs. External Frame Packs

Postby RonnR » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:57 pm

Speaking of that 50th anniversary pack, I agree Freestone! I've been using mine ever since and would continue except I managed to lose one of the levitators this last summer (2017). I had purchased two new levitators a few years back but I cant seem to find them for sale anywhere. That pack rocked! I don't know what to get now...
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