REVIEW – Crossfire DG-16 Long Range

ITEM: DG-16

MANUFACTURER: Crossfire Australia

DESCRIPTION: Modular general purpose 85L Patrol pack with external polymer frame.

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REVIEW – High Range Outdoors Manbag

ITEM: Manbag

MANUFACTURER: High Range Outdoors

DESCRIPTION:

A satchel style manbag for the urban or real jungle.

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SNEAK PEEK – HIGH RANGE OUTDOORS MANBAG

A lovely little man bag arrived in the post for me last week. 

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Kit – Using It, Marching Order

Marching Order (aka 3rd Line)
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This “how-to” has been a long time coming. I had a draft, with pictures all ready for publishing, but the hard drive I store my documents on died. It’s taken me a significant period of time to get caught back up to where I’m relatively happy (or happier) with the level of detail I need for this article.

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REVIEW – Wilderness Equipment SAS Mk6

ITEM: SAS Mk6 General Purpose Combat Pack

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MANUFACTURER: Wilderness Equipment (WE)

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DESCRIPTION:

An 85 Litre-ish general purpose combat pack with external pockets and an internal X frame.

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SITE VISIT – Australian Defence Apparel (ADA)

We have some exciting news to share here at Packs and Beyond:
Our latest Trip Report.

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REVIEW – High Range Outdoors Bolt12

ITEM: Bolt 12

MANUFACTURER: High Range Outdoors

DESCRIPTION: A small daypack that can be used as an Escape & Evasion pack.

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PROJECT INPUT SOUGHT – Weapons Carrier Pack

Team,

I have some amazing news and opportunity for you all.

A well known, upstanding, popular commercial designer and longtime supporter to this site has commenced a project to provide the best possible fully specialist packs. In this case, a weapons carrier pack.

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PROJECT INPUT SOUGHT – Medic Packs

Team,

I have some amazing news and opportunity for you all.

A well known, upstanding, popular commercial designer and longtime supporter to this site has commenced a project to provide the best possible fully specialist packs. In this case, a medic pack.

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REVIEW – ADA Large Assault Pack

  1. ITEM: Pack, Large Assault

MANUFACTURER: ADA (Australian Defence Apparel)

DESCRIPTION:

An external frame, dismounted combat pack. This was the pack that was selected as the winner of the latest SCE Tender (Land125-3B) held by the ADF.

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