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Old 15-04-2018, 07:49 PM   #1
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Any frequent backpackers here? Any bag/brand to recommend that can take heavy load?

As above.

I require a backpack that can take 12 kg or more of weight when I go overseas.

Am currently considering Nat Geo, or American Tourister/Samsonite.

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Old 15-04-2018, 07:51 PM   #2
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Most imporant, it doesn't give off a "I'm a tourist, come steal my bag" vibe
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Old 15-04-2018, 07:51 PM   #3
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Old 15-04-2018, 07:55 PM   #4
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Most imporant, it doesn't give off a "I'm a tourist, come steal my bag" vibe
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Both bags look small..more suitable as day bags
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Old 15-04-2018, 07:56 PM   #5
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Osprey porter 46, or farpoint 40

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Old 15-04-2018, 07:57 PM   #6
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Both bags look small..more suitable as day bags
Haha he wants to carry only 8kg of gear mah .. dunno what all though hopefully can fit in 19L bag Want bigger then got the Synapse 25 big brother
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Old 15-04-2018, 08:05 PM   #8
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Osprey Farpoint 55.

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Old 15-04-2018, 08:06 PM   #9
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Both bags look small..more suitable as day bags
huan bigger dan gr2
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Old 15-04-2018, 08:07 PM   #10
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I'm tempted to use my saf backpack overseas for backpacking lol...
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Old 15-04-2018, 08:10 PM   #11
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TATONKA flight case.

8kg isn't considered heavy for backpackers. It's considered a pretty light load. And not everyone can pack 8kg.
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Old 15-04-2018, 08:12 PM   #12
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Old 15-04-2018, 08:12 PM   #13
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8 KG is not heavy load. Alot of recommendations here overkill. A simple 20 liters daypack gao tim already
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Old 15-04-2018, 08:13 PM   #14
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SAF field pack tried and tested....my back will break before the bag breaks.
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Old 15-04-2018, 08:15 PM   #15
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i use a osprey porter 46, but not good for long period of carrying.

my carrying weight is about 7-9kg usually on my trips.

farpoint series will be better for longer run as the hipbelt is better.
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