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New Kifaru Pack Pics

Gaucho Wino

Member
That new frame looks sweet. I have the old duplex frame and the bikini frame. I'm not a fan of the bikini...might be time to sell it and upgrade!
 

Where's Bruce?

Well-known member
Wow, this old thread is back up? Ha! You won't be the first to upgrade GW but I kept my old Duplex frame and DT1 pack cuz I think it's fine for many applications and still far superior to most options I have (and i own like 14 packs now). That said, this rig was a joy to hunt in last fall in the Rockies. Everything I needed fit in the pouches easily...nice light and tight rig.

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TheGDog

Well-known member
500ml of water equals 1Lbs.

1 Gallon = 3.89 Liters
5 Gallon = 19.45 Liters

19.45 * 2 = 38.9 Lbs.
 

Where's Bruce?

Well-known member
3L bladder (full) is about 6.6lbs. In day mode my pack is 16-18lbs depending on water consumption...sometimes I carry a 2L bladder. If i knew then what i knew now i would never have purchased a low end pack ever. A quality pack makes the day so much better. Like boots and optics...spend as much as you can afford, if necessary ask for kifaru gift certificates for Christmas. That's my advice.
 

signguy

Well-known member
From your last picture it looks as though you are a fair and balanced guy.
Thanks for all the info on the packs.

Son and I drew elk and deer this year- the packs are gonna get a lot of use!
 

Where's Bruce?

Well-known member
More like fair and unbalanced. Shortly after this photo was taken (Sep '15) my buddy and I proceeded to stumbled down the wrong (steep) mountain face and busted ourselves up good. Been unable to workout until two weeks ago. The Rockies kicked my butt!
 


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