Sneak Peak: Camelbak Rubicon

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Thanks to our friends at Military Gear – Enoggera, we were able to briefly examine the Camelbak Rubicon.

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Industry News – High Range Outdoors

Our friends at High Range Outdoors have some great news to reveal.

The first one is new product – a small 12L pack.

The second one is development of a new quick release buckle.

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REVIEW – Techvest Underground Load Bearing Vest

ITEM: Tech Vest Underground Load Bearing Vest

MANUFACTURER: Tech Vest Australia Pty Ltd

DESCRIPTION:

A load-bearing vest intended for use in underground mining, based upon the South African M83 Assault Vest.

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REVIEW – LittleLife Cross Country S2 Baby Carrier

ITEM: Cross Country S2 Baby Carrier

MANUFACTURER: LittleLife

DESCRIPTION:

A slimline backpack style baby carrier with a small cargo capacity.

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REVIEW – SORD SIP CHEST RIG

ITEM: SIP (Specialist Insertion Platform) Chest Rig

MANUFACTURER: SORD Australia

DESCRIPTION:

A low profile, narrow faced chest-rig intended for use during specialist insertion (or extraction) methods then discarded for mission equipment.

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REVIEW – Mystery Ranch Komodo Dragon

ITEM: Komodo Dragon Pack

MANUFACTURER: Mystery Ranch

DESCRIPTION:

A scaled-up version of the classic tri-zip 3 Day Assault Pack, for slightly larger loads, or longer periods out in the wilds.

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REVIEW – Mystery Ranch Pack Accessories

ITEMS: SpadeLock and Stick-it Pack Accessories

MANUFACTURER: Mystery Ranch

DESCRIPTION:

Accessories to aid in external and internal organisation of a Mystery Ranch backpack.

The SpadeLock system allows internal organisation whilst the Removable Stick-It aids in external stowage.

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REVIEW – OnePlanet Tasman Hybrid Travel Pack

ITEM: Tasman Hybrid Travel Pack

MANUFACTURER: OnePlanet

DESCRIPTION:

A hybrid travel pack that is designed to be used for adventure trekking in the wilderness, or backpacking (dare I say even “glamping”) through the urban jungle.

Hybrid packs can be stowed as “normal” looking suitcase or duffel bag type luggage, with a hide-away harness feature that allows hip loading backpack to be used for full carrying comfort.

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REVIEW – Platatac FD Pack

ITEM: FD Pack

MANUFACTURER: Platatac Australia

DESCRIPTION:

A small, lightweight top-loading daypack that is intended to perform double duty for work and play.

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REVIEW – BabyBjorn Miracle Baby Carrier

ITEM: Miracle Baby Carrier

MANUFACTURER: BabyBjorn

DESCRIPTION:

An ergonomic and safe method of carrying a young child (infant to toddler) up against the chest, allowing hands free to compete other tasks.

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