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Choosing a ruck mainly for fitness training.

Discussion in 'EDC Bags' started by Tamagutchi, Mar 28, 2014.

  1. Mudinyeri

    Mudinyeri Loaded Pockets

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    If/when you add distance and weight you'll really appreciate a padded waist belt. Trust me.
     
  2. Tamagutchi

    Tamagutchi Loaded Pockets

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    I don't doubt it. Any recommendations on what sort of belt might suit a pack of this type?

    I like the looks of the HPG Prairie Belt......do you think it could be made to work with this?

    I don't have much experience with bags of this type. Long time user of Messenger bags.
     
  3. Mudinyeri

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    I'm not familiar enough with your bag to recommend a belt. Some bags are set up to allow the addition of a padded belt. Others are not. You might want to look at a pack specifically intended for that amount of weight (over long distances). I'm personally very happy with my Eberlestock Gunslinger for carrying loads of 40-50 lbs over distances from 10-50 miles.
     
  4. Tamagutchi

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    Ok, Thanks. I guess I should just ask over at the Hill People Gear Forum.
     
  5. tmedina

    tmedina EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Speaking of Hill People Gear, I really like their chest rig. If only I was actually willing to run enough to justify it. :D
     
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  6. Tamagutchi

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    The whole Tarahumara set-up looks pretty good.
     
  7. Tamagutchi

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    Kind of thinking about how heavy a compact weight made from a plastic jar full of steel shot the Tara could handle.
     
  8. Mudinyeri

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    I use mine in combination with my regular packs. It's much easier access for things to which you need easy/frequent access.
     
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  9. Tamagutchi

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    I like the idea of the chest rig. I'd like to get one to have quick access to a sketchbook, drawing materials, and a point and shoot camera. None of them look to be big enough for an SLR....which would probably be quite unwieldy attached to ones chest anyway.
     
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    ^I can recommend the HPG chest rig. My only complaint is that the cinch straps aren't very easy to cinch.
     
  11. Tamagutchi

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    I've had one now for about a month and really like it for running. Today I just got A Mil Spec Monkey Velcro Morale Panel to add a small pouch to hold my iphone securely while I am running and listening to podcasts. Comedy Bang Bang is my podcast of choice at the moment. Great stuff.
     
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  12. KMAC179

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    GoRuck, they were designed for weight rucking. They do not break...
     
  13. CanvasNBrass

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    GoRuck GR0 or GR1.