The best packs,in my opinion,are Serio's.I bought mine from him,and haven't had any trouble with it yet.Besides some minor serface damage to the leather,it's still in almost new condition after 4 years of hard use.And if you have any damage,he will repair it for a low fee.
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"Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite, and furthermore always carry a small snake"~W.C. Fields
"When I drink whiskey, I drink whiskey; and when I drink water, I drink water."~Michaleen Flynn 'The Quiet Man'