37 Pattern Field Backpack

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37 Pattern Field Backpack

Postby WillG » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:00 pm

Hi All,

I may be a dunce for this but I can't figure out how to get this backpack on properly without it not being uncomfortable.
Could someone be nice enough to make me a mini guide would be amazing.

Thank you
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Re: 37 Pattern Field Backpack

Postby Moss » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:44 pm

Ummmm.... Nonce? You realise that means paedophile right? Do you mean dunce by any chance? :giggle:

That aside, if you're referring to the 37 pattern small pack then it's a case of adjusting the straps to a length that suits and kind of just muddling about with it until you manage to get it to sit in a way that's the least uncomfortable. It's not a very comfy pack to wear tbh, how you pack it helps too. There's a fair few guides knocking about, should be some on this forum too if you delve deep enough.
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Re: 37 Pattern Field Backpack

Postby cdfw » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:30 pm

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Re: 37 Pattern Field Backpack

Postby WillG » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:17 am

Moss wrote:Ummmm.... Nonce? You realise that means paedophile right? Do you mean dunce by any chance? :giggle:

That aside, if you're referring to the 37 pattern small pack then it's a case of adjusting the straps to a length that suits and kind of just muddling about with it until you manage to get it to sit in a way that's the least uncomfortable. It's not a very comfy pack to wear tbh, how you pack it helps too. There's a fair few guides knocking about, should be some on this forum too if you delve deep enough.


Lets just quickly change that word :lol: .

Thanks for the help guys the link is very helpful :good:
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Re: 37 Pattern Field Backpack

Postby MartinR » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:14 am

The main thing is that the straps need to be tight, and ideally the side straps horizontal. Mine always ends up sagging a bit though as the utility pouches are stuffed with chocolate and BBs instead of 100 rounds of ammo and two Mills bombs:) So not enough weight to balance it.

If you shove part of the gas Cape down the inside, it makes it more comfortable.

You could always wear it as a haversack off your left hand X straps too.
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