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Old 02-26-13, 11:30 PM   #1
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Kamp-rite products.

Just tossing it out there and asking, has anyone here ever used any of the Kamp-rite products. I have been looking at various items they have and one that i came across was the Kamp-rite Brushtrekka. It was just something interesting that i saw. It seemed like they attempt to tackle a good amount of features into one package although the weight seems up there overall.

Currently, i have used some major streamlined items for any short overnight treks. I use a ENO hammock with slap straps for versatility in slapping it up to any two trees with some margin for error. I used the hammock, ran some paracord above between the two trees. pinned up a small and inexpensive tarp above me, and draped over a mosquito net which i tucked in around me. It is a very light combo with all these items and it was very comfortable. This seems like it had many features together.

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Old 02-27-13, 08:31 AM   #2
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45 lbs. of trailer? No thanks. For a frame of reference, the B.O.B. Yak with dry bag is 18 lbs.
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56 lbs O__O

That's a deal breaker. it looks unfortunately overbuilt with cheaper metals, but I suppose that's what keeps the price down.

I've seen that trailer come up a few times on the forums, but as far as I know nobody has been brave enough to lug it up mountains.

I did see a custom trailer once that was a huge rainbow shaped pole that he could sling a hammock under, and strap gear to while he was riding. Same idea but much less weight. Wish I could find the photo.
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That 56 lbs. doesnt include the rest of your gear.Id hate to have to pull all that up a mountain.
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Pulling it uphill would be bad. The descent on the otherside of the mountain would be frightful to say the least.
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56 lbs O__O ?

That's a deal breaker. it looks unfortunately overbuilt with cheaper metals, but I suppose that's what keeps the price down.

I've seen that trailer come up a few times on the forums, but as far as I know nobody has been brave enough to lug it up mountains.

I did see a custom trailer once that was a huge rainbow shaped pole that he could sling a hammock under, and strap gear to while he was riding. Same idea but much less weight. Wish I could find the photo.
That was my thoughts too. Even the tents alone are rather hefty. What are other people using? Anyone else using a cart? If so, recommendations? i like the BOB yak and similar types.
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