Re: Green Bar Bill Pack
Mike Keeling (Mike.Keeling@IMPGROUP.COM)
Wed, 1 Apr 1998 18:29:14 -0400
Well, I've been lurking long enough......
Randy Woo and I both...
> love a good history/trivia question.
>The Green Bar Bill pack (also known as the Jambo pack) was a pack=20
>design similar to the Yucca pack that you made yourself. It was=20
>recommended to be made from a heavy waterproof duck and used a=20
>lacing on the sides. The pattern was available from Boy's Life and =
>included in the Handbook for Patrol Leaders.
Specially, Mark, the Pinewood Pack Frame was one pages 192-93, the Trail
Pack on pp. 194-95, the Hike Sack on pp 196-99 and the shelter half tent =
found on pp. 200-205 of the 1968 printing of the Patrol Leaders' =
It's good stuff, especially when you have some Scouts that say "I can't
afford Scouting...it costs too much!"
Where can a Scouter like me here in Canada find these plans? We have a =
small troop of 14 Scouts and we don't always have all the gear that we =
would like (funds). Plans like this would be ideal for our troop. Can =
anyone point me to our even describe the construction ( with dimensions =
please ) for me?=20
While I'm here...... Anyone planning to attend the PEI Jamboree this =
Does anybody know of a Canadian list like this? This is a great help and =
I've been lurking for a week or so and I want to continue to receive =
this because there is a vast amount of experience here to draw on. But =
when it comes to all the policy issues I'm sort of left out. Although =
many of the dilemmas you face in the states i.e. do we pay to volunteer =
or not, we face as well.=20
Are there many people on this list like myself who are not from the US ?
Mike Keeling Troop Scouter
Manufacturing Technologist 1st Sackville Troop
IMP Aerospace Components Sackville New Brunswick
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City