Daypack advice

dano626

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Im looking to get a new daypack. I want a pack that can carry a rifle like the h2 gunrunner and am very interested in the blacks creek western daypack but im not quite sure how the Blacks-Creek pack carrys the rifle. Can anyone help me? Does it carry it in a scabbard similar to the h2 or does it carry it on the side? I want to be able to pull the rifle out anytime which is why I want a system like the h2. Any other info/opinions that are helpful are welcome. Thanks
 

Snake Charmer

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The Blacks Creek is more of a strap on deal (great gear non the less) while the Eberlestock is a scabbard arrangement, I have to admit prejudice at this point, The Eberlestock gear is top of the line in my opinion. Let the argument begin!
 

Lungpopper

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This is the Blacks Creek Western in action with rifle and a half of a de boned deer plus misc gear.
It is a good pack but I'm leaning towards the Eberlestock for my next pack. I too would like to be able to get the rifle out of the pack quicker like the Eberlestock allows you to do.
 

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dano626

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Im really leaning toward the Eberlestock . It seems no matter where you look they are all priced at $149.00 but I did find a site that includes a free accessory (saddle bag, duffel pack, pouch, or hydration bladder 2 or 3 liter) along with free shipping. I just really like the scabbard arrangement vs the side strap.

Thanks for posting that pic Lungpopper. If you want I can shoot you the link of the site that has the H2 with the free item.
 

TopBuck

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I'm with Snake charmer on this one, I have two Eberlestock packs, I have the Just one J107 for multi-day trips you can load it with more then you can carry, I also have the new X2 which you can buy the attachment to carry either a bow or rifle like your looking for, the main reason I went with Eberlesstock and not the Badlands or Blacks creek was simply because they are made in the USA!
 

dano626

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Well I ended up getting the h2 gunrunner and couldnt be happier. The only thing is the waist belt strap is only a 1" belt so we will see how it holds up. Otherwise the pack has plenty of room in it plus I got the saddle bag for free which holds more gear and straps on the side very easily and securely.
 

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