For Sale Arc Blast 45L Final price drop 245€

Discussion in 'For Sale' started by JonB, Dec 22, 2018.

  1. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    So. We got a new family member here since some time back, so it looks like the longer hiking trips will wait for a wile.

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    Base weight 4950 gr.

    With that in mind I feel that I can’t justify having my waredrobe full with gear that’s not getting used. So let’s sell some stuff:

    First up is my

    Zpacks Arc Blast 45L Custom

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    Backpack in action, compressing side straps can be seen.

    I bought this pack just before Zpacks stopped making custom stuff. And I kind of understand them looking at the length of the mail conversation from my order.

    It’s a green Cuben fiber pack with Dyneema for straps, and load bearing belt.

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    It also has V-style webbing on the belt. And mesh on the inside of the straps and belt. As is standard on the Arc Blast now.

    The roll top is made to clip down on the sides to compress the pack better. And it has a key pocket on the inside.

    I have also made some small modifications myself. The main one is that I added a Dyneema flap with buckle on top of the center pocket. I also switched the side cord for yellow.

    The sternum strap is also switched for a wider strap with a whistle buckle. The attachments for this one is not perfect but have worked good so far.

    I’m selling it complete with two Zpacks belt pockets and two KS ultralight shoulder pockets.
    One zipped with mesh on the front and one bottle pocket.

    The Zpacks shoulder pocket seen on the pictures is NOT included!

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    KS Shoulder pockets

    Weight for the pack without extra pockets is 640 gr.


    The condition is very good. There are some small holes in the center pocket net, but that is about it.

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    Hole in the center pocket.

    I’m looking for 245€ plus shipping for the pack.
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2019
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  2. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    @JonB As a parent who has seen all the stages you are about to go thru' - don't sell your gear in a hurry.
    Especially if it's custom built and not available again in the future.
    You will want time out sometimes, and all too soon you'll be taking the kids out with you.
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  3. ClimbingUke

    ClimbingUke Backpacker

    Totally agree with @cathyjc. You will be sorry pretty soon, especially if you are happy with the gear that you have got. There will always be possibilities for shorter or longer trips, even if it doesn't seem possible at the moment! Enjoy the time with your son!
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  4. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    I appreciate your concern. But the plan is to later buy new gear that fits better for the situation. :)
  5. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

  6. Stu Sibley

    Stu Sibley Summit Camper

    Is that green softshell a montbell? Always been on the hunt for this shade of green (geeky I know...)
  7. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    It's their Ex Light wind parka in green yes. Nice little piece of clothing.
  8. Gadget

    Gadget Thru Hiker

    Safety rails at Skógafoss these days?
    Health and safety gone mad, I tell you! LOL
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  9. Fair Weather Camper

    Fair Weather Camper Thru Hiker

    Go on the long hiking trips now whilst the baby is still ultra-light to carry

    They do your shoulders in, once they're much older than 2 yrs .. :o o:
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  10. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

    Congrats on the new base weight :thumbsup:
    I hope the pack sells before I get in some serious bother lol.
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  11. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    I guess they compensate for the missing handrails on the bridges further up the river
  12. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    Price dropped.
  13. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    A final price drop to 245€. Otherwise it will stay.
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  14. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    Gatewood is gone. So anyone up for a Arc Blast?
  15. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

    Adamant that's your best with shipping added? And how are you wanting paying? Cheers
  16. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    Guess we can say 250 including shipping. Payment through PayPal.
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  17. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

    Goods & services?
  18. JonB

    JonB Trail Blazer

    You got pm.
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  19. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

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