Deciding between the 3500 or 5500 can be a tough choice and we get this question almost daily. As a general rule our recommendation is if your average hunt is 5 days or less go with the 3500. If you consistently do 5+ day plus hunts then you will be better suited with the 5500. But there is more to consider...
Attaching the Weapon Carrier to hold your rifle takes only a matter of seconds. The Weapon Carrier will allow you to customize the position and height of your rifle — keeping it accessible when you need it quickly, or out of the way when you don't need to access it.
Attaching the Weapon Carrier to hold your bow or rifle takes only a matter of seconds. To keep things simple and clean, we use the same ladder-lock buckle that the bottom webbing straps are attached to. You simply lace the bow carrier webbing through the same path as the pack webbing, set the height you want the carrier to ride at and you are done. Once you drop the bow in you can secure it over the limb with the locking buckle and your good to go.
Hopefully, by the end of a hunting season your backpack needs a good cleaning. It is important to remove dirt, debris, and blood from the pack to keep it functioning at its best. But don’t feel like you have to wait until the end of the season to clean your pack. It is best to clean your pack after each animal you pack out, as well as before your hunting season starts — especially if you’ve been training in your pack leading up to opening day. Here is a step-by-step walkthrough of the exact process we use to clean our...