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post #17 of (permalink) Old 10-26-2009, 07:08 PM
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I bought the Gregory Pallisades because it was the only Harness that would not result in pressure spots on my left shoulder and feel comfortable for a whole trip. Load wise, It accommodates everything I need in a pack. That being said, I'm watching the harness carefully, because the stress points on the shoulder strap attachments marry/rivet a nylon plastic hinge joint to a metal frame and I would have preferred to see lightweight metal fastener joints there. Likewise down on the hip-belt attachment it's the same type of nylon/plastic joint. Zippers also tend to catch and get caught but not a big issue. The rest of the bag is designed very well and super comfortable.
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