#1  
Old 08-04-2008, 09:10 PM
hank whitt hank whitt is offline
Whitetail
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: HENDERSONVILLE,N.C.
Posts: 10
Cool Packs Versus Bowvest

Hello Everyone ,just Joined Your Forum. Ralph And Vicki, I Love Your Show. Their Are A Lot Of Bowvest Out Their With Lots Of Pockets And Some Nice Packs. I Was Wondering If A Pack Would Be More Versatile Versus A Bow Vest With Pockets To Carry What You Need. If So Do You Think A Pack With 2000 Cu.in. Be O.k.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-05-2008, 08:58 AM
Colorado Rick's Avatar
Colorado Rick Colorado Rick is offline
Bighorn
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Parker, CO
Posts: 1,892
Default

Go with the pack.


Welcome to the forum Hank.
__________________
Rick
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-05-2008, 09:09 AM
YorkArcher's Avatar
YorkArcher YorkArcher is offline
Musk Ox
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,445
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Colorado Rick View Post
Go with the pack.


Welcome to the forum Hank.
What he said...

Pack you can take off in your stand and carry more stuff. Nothing to get your bow caught on....

Welcome!!!
__________________
-----------------------------
PSE X Force SS
Elite Synergy
Slick Trick 85 grain
HHA Single Pin Sights
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-05-2008, 10:00 AM
firediver's Avatar
firediver firediver is offline
Musk Ox
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Carroll County, IL.
Posts: 1,096
Default

I used a bow vest for several years and loved it.......A PLACE FOR EVERYTHING AND EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE!!!" The only way you would forget something is if you forgot your vest.

I stopped using it because it is the wrong camo
__________________
Why shoot on the last day what you wouldn't shoot on the first?

REAL PEOPLE.
REAL HUNTING.
REAL ADVENTURE.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-08-2008, 10:35 PM
bullmoose38's Avatar
bullmoose38 bullmoose38 is offline
Moose
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Pine Grove, PA
Posts: 2,590
Default

The best solution is get the wife hunting and make her carry everything! I do!! Seriously I prefer a pack. You can always take it off without a hassle. JMO
__________________
Spittler's Custom Game Calls
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-09-2008, 07:46 AM
nchunter54's Avatar
nchunter54 nchunter54 is offline
Antelope
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Dunn, NC
Posts: 101
Default

Good try bullmoose but I will carry my own.

I have a different spin, at home I use a Cabela's Pro Guide Blaze Systems vest. I can keep all the items I need in it that I use for an afternoon hunt - calls, gloves, rangefinder, etc, I even have room for a Montana Decoy to fit in the rear pouch.

Traveling, I use a Eberlestock X-1 backpack. It has room for extra clothing along with the standard items but not too large. It also works great as carry on luggage for the plane.

Back to the first part, my wife would try to hang curtains in the stand if I took her.

Don
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-22-2008, 09:01 AM
nebrhuntress's Avatar
nebrhuntress nebrhuntress is offline
Muley
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 57
Default

I do both. The vest for the stuff I absolutly need. If you fall out of a tree and your emergancy stuff is in your pack and still in the tree what good is it!! My pack, I put in extra clothes, because by the time I hike in I get too hot and then get cold later, so I usually dont wear a coat walking in.

Always remember "Just because you can carry it, doesnt mean you need it!"
__________________
Blondy

Mad Dog Gear "Dogpound"
Archer's Choice 2006 Quiver of Dreams Winner!!!
Hoyt Vectrix-Beeman ICS Carbon Hunter
NAP Scorpian XP-Tru-Glo Micro adjust Xtreme
NAP Quicktune Drop-Away
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump