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OYB Retro Pannier -- Modified Vintage Swiss Army!
April 09, 2013 - [$59 postpaid in USA for ONE pannier. The postage part is about $10, so the pan part is $49. Internat'l customers pay excess postage.] Presenting the Original OYB Classy Retro Pannier! Dang, they're sharp. The base cases I use to create this pannier are high quality, rare, vintage Swiss military surplus in very g...
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Swiss Waterproof Rucksack
January 24, 2013 - [$60 shipped in the US. FRESH STOCK COMING -- as of 10/14. These will be lightly used, almost NOS ("New Old Stock"). Been stored in a cave in Switzerland.] Here's a great waterproof Swiss Army vintage military rucksack. You'll be impressed! They're actually better-made than the older "salt'n'pepper" rucks. DETAILS...
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"Hey, I'd Eat This At Home!" -- BEST Camping (and quick at home!) Cooking
March 22, 2012 - [$18 postpaid in USA. (Equals $15 book plus about $3 postage.)] Michael Gray is an outdoor guide who specializes in sea-kayak trips. But I have a suspicion the paddling is just an excuse. What he loves to do is cook. And please people. In tricky situations. The result is great eating and entertainment – both with a “Wow” factor...
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Canoe Pole: New! Aluminum, Light, Tempered, SUP
March 09, 2012 - [$40. Local pickup only at OYB HQ in Wmston, MI. Call ahead 517-347-1689. ...I've had 2-piecers before that I can mail, for $60, with a glueable/screwable splicing plug but no such inventory right now.] Here's your first chance in eons to buy a real, good, canoe pole. Oh, sometimes heavy wood or fiberglass ones are available,...
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Nordic Ice Skates!
February 14, 2012 - [$42, postpaid in the USA. Non-US pays excess postage.] New. Skates only, NO BINDINGS, NO BOOTS!!! If you like winter outdoor fun, these are the best thing since the sled (sliced bread?). These skates LOVE wild ice. They're fine at the ice rink, if unusual, but they LOVE lakes, ponds, rivers, canals. They are long, low ...
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The OYB 7-Way Bag!
January 16, 2012 - [$60, postpaid in US. They are used and usually have a hole somewhere -- about 50% grade.] The OYB 7-Way Bag is ready for action! This unique bag has 7 ways it can be used or carried. The bags are rare but they are used -- about 50% grade. About half used-up. They usually have a hole somewhere that you might wan...
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Jumbo Modular Field Pack
January 02, 2012 - [$60 mailed in the US. (Non-US costs extra postage.)] This is a big rucksack. It also works great as a max-size carry-on bag. (All it would need to be perfect for carry-on was stick-handle and wheels! Oh well...) Details: Constructed of rugged tactical polyester. Four compartment configuration. Key features include...
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Tactical Duty Pack
January 02, 2012 - [$50 mailed in the US. (Non-US costs extra postage.)] This is a medium rucksack with a lot of mil-spec tech-pack bells'n'whistles. Its best special feature, I think, are the sizable pouches on the waistbelt. I really need to have access to a few goodies while I'm under way -- like: digicam, map, snacks. It's a lot like the...
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Modular Field Pack
January 02, 2012 - [$50 mailed in the US. Non-US extra.] Stout cordura rucksack with 2 big outer pockets and an inner bladder pouch (and velcroed hose slots). Velcro on exterior can be used to attach a Modular Fanny Pack (either Small or Big) to add storage space. Olive Drab in stock. Other colors available. Item 56-570. Generic Cav...
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Fanny Pack, Medium
January 02, 2012 - [$25 mailed in the US. Non-US is extra.] A dandy smallish fanny pack. The only thing it doesn't haul well is waterbottles (water goes in bladderpack). It attaches to the Modular Field Packs (both Jumbo and Regular). Details: Constructed of rugged tactical polyester with inside P/U coating. Can be used three ways: as waistp...
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Multi-Use Fanny Pack -- also Handlebar!
January 02, 2012 - [$40 mailed in the US. Non-US extra.] This is a big super-versatile fanny pack. It can also be used as a Shoulderbag and has a nice carry-handle on the top. You could easily carry 10 pounds of gear in and on it for an all-day hike, say. Spare clothes, lunch, some gear. Carry a bladderpack above it for yer water. I see th...
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Fox 3-in-1 Field Briefcase
June 28, 2011 - [$49 postpaid in the US.] Here's a nifty, rugged briefcase that quickly converts to a rucksack. It also has a shoulderstrap. So that's our three modes. There are about a dozen pouches and pockets in this item. -- Places to keep a laptop (padded) and removeable hardshell-folders for paperwork. It even has a nifty upper-side str...
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Fox's Rio Grande Rucksack, 45 Liter
June 22, 2011 - [$45 postpaid in the US.] I carry two sizes of the Fox "Rio Grande" pack: the 45L and the 25L (in another listing). Key features: This is a big, simple, basic *THRIFTY* rucksack. Padded back panel with built-in ventilation channels, large main zippered compartment, 2 side zippered pouches. Padded hip belt, fully adjusta...
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Super-Versatile Rucksack: "Field Operator's Action Pack"
March 02, 2011 - [$59 shipped in the USA. Non-US orders pay excess postage -- ask.] The wholesale manufacturer, Fox, calls this its "Field Operator's Action Pack" for its in-house name, but retailers can call it what they like. "Action Pack" seems pretty good. I haven't settled on my name for it yet. I use such packs as carry-on luggage and for ...
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Rio Grande Rucksack 25L
March 01, 2011 - [$35 postpaid in the USA. Non-US orders pay excess.] This is a strong, simple, long, narrow daypack. Good for action-wear -- like mtbiking and XC skiing. Light weight. Key Features: Constructed of rugged tactical polyester. Padded back panel with built-in ventilation channels, large main zippered compartment, 2 side...
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