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« on: July 23, 2010, 11:07:38 AM »

Ok so my birthday is coming up and I'm thinking about buying a new backpack for over nighters.
So far my only requirement is in needs to be around 3 lbs. (my current bag weighs 6lbs)
I would like to keep the price around 100 - 150. So I need to find a sale.

Scotty has used his Gregory for multiple day trips and it has worked well for him.

Any suggestions.

Will be used for 1to 3 nighters.

I will be carring 25 - 30lbs of gear with food and water.
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« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2010, 11:20:32 AM »

Darrel, I'm selling a gregory pack that would be perfect for 1-3 nighters (has been used for trips up to one month). I'll get the details on the pack and I'll let you know.
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« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2010, 11:24:00 AM »

That is cool. Let me know. I dig gear that comes with a bit of previous sole.
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« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2010, 01:30:48 PM »

this pack used to be my dads but he recently got a new one and is having me sell his old one. used, but in perfect condition. He is proportioned just about like you are D, and is about your height.
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« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2010, 02:44:25 PM »

Sounds like a good deal to me.

And yes Dave the humitity has SUCKED at the Cape this past week, and it looks like its going to return for our next half up there this coming week....
O well..... I'm still having a blast.
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« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2010, 03:14:00 PM »

gregory has bit the dust...see pic in the photo gallery. the welded seam top zipper came unwelded on rainier. i returned it to REI  Wink and bought a 60L cilogear pack that rocks.
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« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2010, 04:29:50 PM »

Hey D, I think you mentioned the Flash pack from REI before, but there should be a 25% off coupon that expires today for any REI-brand item.

Flash 65 is 3#, 2oz and should be in the price range.
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« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2010, 08:04:07 PM »





Its a Gregory Acadia pack with no wear, tears or anything. Ill email my dad (he's at sea off seattle now) and ask him if there is anything else you should know.
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« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2010, 11:26:11 AM »

Dave the pictures are "unavailable".
Can you use a scale to tell me what it weighs?
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« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2010, 09:12:02 AM »

I cann see them now. Daave let me know the weight and price he is asking.
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« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2010, 08:18:00 PM »

D, the backpack weighs a little under 6 lbs. I know that's over the weight limit you were looking for, but I can tell you that my Dad used the pack for a couple years and never complained about the weight. He's selling it because it didn't pack the way he likes to pack his stuff (20+ years on an ancient external frame pack breeds habits...). Lifting it, it's not much heavier than the Gregory that both Tony and I have. $125 and it's yours, and if you let me know by tomorrow/saturday night (maybe) I can drop it off with Tony and he'll bring it back to CT and save you shipping it.
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« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2010, 06:41:35 AM »

Thank you Dave but I think I'm going to pass due to the weight. I want to get the big three around 3  lbs. I have already done this for my shelter and bag.
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