scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: Backpack on the plane
Andrew Wright Saywell (asaywell@IUPUI.EDU
Wed Feb 23 2000 - 13:55:29 CST
I believe the name of such item is the Packsafe. It runs around 50
dollars, and being made of metal components, it is quite heavy, and would
need to be carried along...
On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Brown Michael-EMB021 wrote:
> An alternate to using a duffle bag to carry the backpack is a new 'locking
> system' for packs I've seen stuff about in the last couple of years. Its a
> sort of wire mesh that surrounds the pack and secures it with a lock. Many
> people use it to secure their bags, not just for traveling (it meets airline
> rules), but for the travel to keep the 2-legged animals out of their packs.
> Its light enough that they can pack it with them. Sorry, don't know the name
> of the product. Have seen articles/ads for it in Backpacker and Outside.
> Am sure some of the larger outfitters (REI, Campor, etc) carry it.
> Michael Brown
> Venturing Crew #1838