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Re: Pack for 7x17 camera
I'm buying three, one for myself and two to share with a friend. Anybody
wanna be my friend?
----- Original Message -----
From: "DAVID DISTEFANO" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2000 7:17 PM
Subject: Re: Pack for 7x17 camera
> I have a North Face backpack that is a panel type pack. It is their
> largest pack. It is 7200+ cubic inches. It holds my 8X10 and my 8X20
> back, lens film holders and all my other accesories. I take it on day
> trips as well as multipule overniters.
> Michael Mutmansky wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I'm looking for a reasonable method to carry my 7x17 camera away from my
> > vehicle. I intend to do dayhikes and possibly some light overnights
> > (where neither a tent or a bag are required, desert southwest, for
> > example). As you would expect, I would have to be able to carry the
> > camera, tripod, maybe four filmholders, two or three lenses, darkcloth,
> > meter, etc. and also a small amount of food and water, raingear, etec.
> > Clearly, this is a bunch of gear, and will be _very_ heavy, maybe as
> > much as 60 pounds or so, all told.
> > I have not found a panel loading pack large enough, nor are any of the
> > photo-backpacks large enough, although even if they were, I feel they
> > are woefully inadequate for carrying heavy loads like this.
> > I suspect I will have to use a pack frame and have some form-fitting,
> > padded cordura bags made to strap to the frame.
> > Since there are so many ULF users in this group, I hope someone has
> > solved this problem before and is willing to impart some advise.
> > Thanks,
> > ---Michael