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Lets see those TAD Packs

Discussion in 'EDC Bags' started by Flexxx, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Skoomin

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    I believe you need 15 posts, so you got 6 more to go!
     
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  2. Blitzwing
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    You only need 15 posts then it gives you access to read and comment.. It doesn't count some areas in the forum to the 15,like the welcome area.. To sell last I remember you have to be a forum supporter.. It's like 5 bucks for 3 months.

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  3. Tuxedo

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    Just ordered this bag. What are the symmetry issues, what do I have to look for? Thanks for your help!
     
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  4. Roguetrooper

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  5. Skoomin

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    Roguetrooper's link is what I was referring to. I checked everything from strap length, strap upper and lower anchor points, upper anchor point in relation to centerline, molle webbing placement, and zipper placement. I found no issues.

    It's been about 4 months and the Scout is still my go to edc pack. Just wish they would make it in Ranger Green.
     
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  6. zyntherius

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  7. Ross2187

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  8. JC807

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    I went to order a tad patch, $7 from their website. Shipping is $90 to Australia.
    Are online retailers really out of touch when it comes to the price of an envelope or are the carrier's really screwing them over?
     
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  9. Mabellucy

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    Find a friend in the U.S. and have them order it and mail it to you. You could pay them through PayPal???
     
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  10. Journo

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    Yes, they are out of touch. I have tried to order a few things and the cost of postage is five times the price of the item (one case it was a patch, which I could send from the UK to the USA for £4.25).
     
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  11. GoBlueCO1

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    Try eBay.


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  12. JC807

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    Kifaru is good at actually providing reasonable shipping charges, not just some app using $ per distance, and so I've bought plenty from them.

    I have a brand new TAD EDC pack on its way from a forum member as part of a knife trade.
     
  13. JC807

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    EDC pack arrived.

    It's very nice, I would say quality is almost at Kifaru level. It's foliage Green and, although brand new, it's the previous generation with the bottle pockets on the outside and full clam shell opening.
     
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    Carried the TAD EDC yesterday, found it uncomfortable after a short time without much weight in it.
    I'll try and play around with the adjustment but if anyone has any tips, please share them.

    I have a Kifaru Molle Express G2 which has the omni(?) belt. All the weight can be carried on your hips so that the shoulders carry practically no weight. The problem with that pack is the lack of organisation.

    I also have their E&E which is a little too small.

    The mystery ranch urban assault is a good size, nice non tactical look but no bottle holders.

    I think a Tom Bihn Synapse might be next...


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    Which version EDC? They tend to be pretty heavy even when empty. I have the newer and older Litespeed and greatly prefer the older version.

    For Mystery Ranch, have you considered the Front? Similar style to the Urban Assault (and ASAP) but slightly larger and has bottle pockets.
     
  16. JC807

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    Not sure. It has the rolltop, detachable shoulder straps but still has full clam shell opening. Does this make it 2015+?
     
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  17. JC807

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    I really don't want to start convincing myself I need to consider anything else.
    I'm lucky enough to own:

    Kifaru E&E G2 in Typhon
    Kifaru Molle Express G2 in Black
    Mystery Ranch Urban Assault in Charcoal (really nice colourway)
    Triple Aught Design EDC in Foliage Green

    Plus a bunch of Kifaru and Tasmanian Tiger pouches and duffle etc.

    I will have to just be ok with compromises in certain areas for certain tasks.

    For now I'm trying the TAD control panel in the Urban Assault with one tool pouch at the bottom, seems to work ok.
     
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  18. JC807

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    I've used the tad EDC fast pack a few times and with a bit more in it, it can become more comfortable (go figure)

    But the chance came up to buy a new Litespeed V2, with op1, in black so I'm going to give that a go. That should give me quite a few size options
     
  19. JC807

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    So the Lightspeed is awesome.

    I've stripped all the external, removable clips and straps which makes it look much cleaner, but have them stored inside the pack in the rolled up transporter tail.

    It's a great size for my load out, but with the control panel so easily swappable into the tad fast pack EDC I can see myself using that just as much for family trips when I need to carry more water bottles and clothing
     
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