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Offline Torsten

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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #40 on: April 15, 2006, 07:32:00 AM »
Kawika b,

the next question I like to add would be: how much your day pack weighs?
When close to the camp I would insist to limit it to 4 # max. Belts and nets for carrying included.

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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #41 on: April 15, 2006, 07:40:00 AM »


Someone asked for pics. Here is my work in progress. The cat quiver mini is put on with some seriuous Velcro from wally world. Can hardley separate the stuff, it's on there good.

I have all my hunting essential in the outer pockets, with lots of room left over. The relaxed large part of the pack is completley empty and at least the size of a 5 gal bucket. Plenty of room to spare for clothing/lunch etc. I'm trying to keep the weight down. It weighs 15 lb with the treestand.

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Re: what's in your day pack?
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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #43 on: April 15, 2006, 07:44:00 AM »


You can see by the side view that it is actually pretty compact.

I have all the tree climbing gear in there including a woodpceker drill, pegs and linemans belt.

Can't wait to try it all. No more passing on a big ol doe back in the hills just because it's to far to drag her out. I have two garbage bags in there for meat bags. I plan to field quarter and pack out.
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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #44 on: April 15, 2006, 07:45:00 AM »
BTW, the best way to work on your pack is in the reversed position on a chair. It stands right there for you. I store it that way.
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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #45 on: April 15, 2006, 09:05:00 AM »
Tedd,

I used a similar Cat quiver-mini set-up w/ my Crooked Horn pack and Lone Wolf Climber last season. (I never weighed it...didn't want to know!   "[dntthnk]" )

Mine is packed full of late-season clothing and gear for an all-day sit here. Getting a deer out isn't a problem in most of the small farms I hunt in my area.

 

My pack always contains:

Cell Phone
Digital Camera
License/Tags
Notepad/Pen
Ex. Pair Glasses
Compass
Lighter
LED Headlamp
Mini-Mag Light
ex. batteries
Ratchet Clippers
Multi-tool
Knife & Saw
Gutting Gloves
Gallon Zip-Lock
TP & Papertowels
Water/Snacks
Strapper Retriever
25 ft. Nylon Rope
Arrow Grabber/Sharpener
Spare Bowstring/Stringer
Neck Gaiter/Warm Hat
Gloves/Headnet
Lt. Camo Poncho
Heat Packs
Reflective Tacks/Trail Ribbon
Deer Calls/Scents
Rattle Antlers
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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #46 on: April 15, 2006, 09:31:00 AM »
You must have some legs! You are prepared for anything.

I used the lone wolf for the last 5 years.
The stand alone weighs 17 lbs (higher than advertised)

The hills are getting steeper where I hunt, if ya know what I mean.

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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #47 on: April 15, 2006, 10:59:00 AM »
Tedd,
Thanks for the pictures of your set up. I don't like bow mounted quivers and the back and hip quivers that I have tried are ok but most do not allow the caring of other gear and supplies. Your system appears to be just what I have been searching for. So I believe that I will have get busy and see how I can modify and adapt my alice pack to carry my arrows and other gear. I will post some pictures when I get it done. Its true that a picture is worth a thousand words and they sure provide food for thought!   :bigsmyl:

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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #48 on: April 15, 2006, 07:43:00 PM »
I ain't get any younger either, and for a "little" guy   ;)  I can still carry my share! (20+ lbs isn't much on the back of a 300# guy!)

This assortments served me well from the NY woodlands to Iowa woodlots, right on up into sitting over a Colorado Elk Wallow.

The Lone Wolf packs easily, and the pack isn't that heavy-most of the items are small...it just looks massive because it's got a lot of clothes in it. I was heading out for a January bowhunt that day!   :eek:
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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #49 on: April 16, 2006, 11:05:00 AM »
I do think the the lone wolf is the best treestand for shooting out of.

BTW, make sure your hand climber pc has the larger 5/15" bolts in it. If not call lone wolf and get some before you use it again!

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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #50 on: April 17, 2006, 03:24:00 AM »
Please add this to your packs...ASPRIRN.
Unfortunately some of you  will  have a heart attack hunting. A couple aspirin could save your life.  :thumbsup:  

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Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you are probably right-Henry Ford

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Re: what's in your day pack?
« Reply #51 on: April 17, 2006, 06:18:00 AM »
Good idea!
And it helps clean the cobwebs after a groggy mid-day nap. I often find myself with a headache on the first day of a 2-3 day hunt. I think its the stress of driving 150 miles, lack of sleep, slight increase in elevation.

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