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Old 11-12-2009, 11:32 AM
Streamhound Streamhound is offline
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Kentucky
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Default External Frames

Back when I was in scouts I used an external frame backback for most of my 600+ nights camping. We always used a bungee cord to attach the sleeping bag to the frame and then it did not bounce around and you have the cord in camp for other uses too.

Long story short the external frames are still workable and can often be found at second hand stores or online auctions for next to nothing since they are not as fashionable as the internal frame packs. Just trying to save you some money so you have to spend on other things.
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