Osprey Manta versus Mystery Ranch Coulee 25

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Osprey Manta versus Mystery Ranch Coulee 25

Post by dave54 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:01 pm

Time to replace the day pack.
After extensive internet searching I narrowed it down to those two. I found lots of stores that carry the Manta for an in-store trial -- add some weight and wear it while wandering around the store. but none for the Mystery Ranch. I have tried every MR dealer within 100 miles and not one had it in stock. I am hesitant to buy anything based solely on manufacturer web site claims and you tube reviews. The you tube reviews make it sound good, but...

I like MR's ruggedness as I am rough on packs. I like Osprey's suspension system.

Anyone try the MR Coulee 25?


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