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Reviews Categories | QRP Accessories | Communications Outfitters Expedition backpack for FT-817 Help


Reviews Summary for Communications Outfitters Expedition backpack for FT-817
Reviews: 1 Average rating: 3.0/5 MSRP: $89.99
Description: Lightweight fitted backpack for FT-817
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.hamsource.com/backpack.htm
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K5TED Rating: 3/5 Oct 30, 2017 19:16 Send this review to a friend
Meh..  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
After watching the one review I could find on this product, I bought one anyway. It lives up to the mediocre review. It actually does a really good job of holding the radio, Z817 tuner and limited stuff. However, it is a tiny piece of gear, not particularly rugged, and tiny. One would be hard pressed to fit even a small water bottle in for a real hike. No room for a sandwich. This is geared more towards the user driving up to the park or base of a hill and planning to spend maybe an hour or so being "portable". It's tiny.

I get that it is a specialized piece of kit, but for about $10-$20 more one could buy a full size Pelican backpack with integral hard shell case.

It's cute. It will serve to be an enhanced 817 carry all.
 


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