Swedish LK-35

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Swedish LK-35

Post by YoungBlacksmith » Sat May 11, 2019 10:32 am

A few weeks ago I saw some Swedish LK-35's on Sportsman's Guide. I had some money burning a hole in my pocket, so I grabbed two. Fairly decent surplus packs, one was a bit used and abused, but I actually like it better than the newer shape one. I wire brushed, sanded, primed, and painted the frames a gun metal black, ran the packs and straps through the wash machine, and came out with these:

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Fast forward to today, it's a super wet, rainy, cold day. A perfect day to load up the LK-35 (I need a nick-name for it now...), see how much fits, and how if feels loaded down.

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According to my fish scale, it weighs in at 27 lbs, certainly not ultralight, with this inside:

Clean clothes
wool blanket
food for two dinners and two breakfasts, plus snacks
toilet bag, you know, TP, toothbrush, etc.
kitchen kit - Snowpeak Kettle 1, GSI cup, soap, utensils, folding cup, etc.
Grill I won at the 2019 gathering!
a warm shirt
large first aid kit
Blue Whelen, lines, stakes
Extra bank line
Bahco saw
poncho
Rolled on the bottom is my ground cloth and two burlap bags for a stretcher bed.

There's a bit of room for the stuff I usually carry on my belt if I wanted to put it in there, or a few liter bottles of water if I wanted to carry more than a canteen. I didn't utilize the axe/shovel loop under the lid yet, but I'd put a tomahawk or cold steel shovel there. A pretty nice group of stuff for a trip.

I can see adding an alice or molle 2 belt, but it rides nicely as is.
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Re: Swedish LK-35

Post by BigJesse » Sat May 11, 2019 10:37 am

Nice buy. All of the swedish packs are top quality from what I've found, plus they look cool. Looking forward to see how it does in the long run.
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Re: Swedish LK-35

Post by saustin1967 » Mon May 13, 2019 7:51 am

"Valley Girl Pack"

Like thirty-five, like totally awesome, Dude!
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Re: Swedish LK-35

Post by YoungBlacksmith » Tue May 14, 2019 6:50 am

It's bitchin rad man!
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Re: Swedish LK-35

Post by YoungBlacksmith » Tue May 14, 2019 3:00 pm

Now you've had me humming Zappa's Valley Girl all day. Damn you!
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Re: Swedish LK-35

Post by saustin1967 » Tue May 14, 2019 3:27 pm

YoungBlacksmith wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 3:00 pm
Now you've had me humming Zappa's Valley Girl all day. Damn you!
"Valley Girl"

Valley Girl
She's a Valley Girl
Valley Girl
She's a Valley Girl
Okay, fine...
Fer sure, fer sure
She's a Valley Girl
In a clothing store
Okay, fine...
Fer sure, fer sure
She's a Valley Girl
In a clothing store

Like, OH MY GOD! (Valley Girl)
Like-TOTALLY (Valley Girl)
Enchino is like SO BITCHEN (Valley Girl)
There's like the Galleria (Valley Girl)
And like all these like really great shoe stores
I love going into like clothing stores and stuff
I like buy the neatest mini-skirts and stufl
It's like so BITCHEN cuz like everybody's like
Super-super nice...
It's like so BITCHEN...

On Ventura, there she goes
She just bought some bitchen clothes
Tosses her head 'n flips her hair
She got a whole bunch of nothin' in there

Anyway, he goes are you into S and M?
I go, oh RIGHT...
Could you like just picture me in like a LEATHER TEDDY
Yeah right, HURT ME. HURT ME...
I'm sure! NO WAY'
He was like freaking me out...
He called me a BEASTIE...
That's cuz like he was totally BLITZED
He goes like BAG YOUR FACE'
I'm sure!

Valley Girl
She's a Valley Girl
Valley Girl
She's a Valley Girl
Okay. fine...
Fer sure, fer sure
She's a Valley Girl
So sweet 'n pure
Okay, fine...
Fer sure, fer sure
She's a Valley Girl
So sweet'n pure
It's really sad (Valley Girl)
Like my English teacher
He's like... (Valley Girl)
He's like Mr. BU-FU (Valley Girl)
We're talking Lord God King BU-FU (Valley Girl)
I am SO SURE
He's like so GROSS
He like sits there and like plays with all his rings
And he like flirts with all the guys in the class
It's like totally disgusting
I'm like so sure
It's like BARF ME OUT...
Gag me with a spoon!

Last idea to cross her mind
Had something to do with where to find
A pair of jeans to fit her butt
And where to get her toenails cut

So like I go into this like salon place, y'know
And I wanted like to get my toenails done
And the lady like goes, oh my God, your toenails
Are like so GRODY
It was like really embarassing
She's like OH MY GOD, like BAG THOSE TOENAILS
I'm like sure...
She goes, uh, I don't know if I can handle this, y'know.
I was like really embarassed...

Valley Girl
She's a Valley Girl
Valley Girl
She's a Valley Girl
Okay, fine
Fer sure, fer sure
She's a Valley Girl
And there is no cure
Okay, fine
Fer sure, fer sure
She's a Valley Girl
And there is no cure

Like my mother is like a total space cadet (Valley Girl)
She like makes me do the dishes and (Valley Girl)
CLEAN the cat box (Valley Girl)
I am sure
That's like GROSS (Valley Girl)
BARF OUT' (Valley Girl)
OH MY GOD (Valley Girl

Hi!
Uh-huh... (Valley Girl)
My name?
My name is Ondrya Wolfson (Valley Girl)
Uh-huh
That's right, Ondrya (Valley Girl)
Uh-huh .
I know (Valley Girl)
It's like...
I do not talk funny...
I'm sure (Valley Girl)
Whatsa matter with the way I talk? (Valley Girl)
I am a VAL, I know
But I live in like in a really good part of Encino so it's okay (Valley Girl)
So like, I don't know
I'm like freaking out totally
Oh my God!

Hi - I have to go to the orthodontist
I'm getting my braces off, y'know
But I have to wear a retainer
That's going to be really like a total bummer
I'm freaking out
I'm SURE
Like those things that like stick in your mouth
They're so gross...
You like get saliva all over them
But like, I don't know, it's going to be cool
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Re: Swedish LK-35

Post by BigJesse » Tue May 14, 2019 3:28 pm

This is almost ban worthy Scott.
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Re: Swedish LK-35

Post by YoungBlacksmith » Tue May 14, 2019 5:21 pm

I had no clue there were so many words to that song. Not sure if I feel knowledgeable or Gross (Valley Girl)....
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Re: Swedish LK-35

Post by BigJesse » Tue May 14, 2019 5:23 pm

I had no clue that song existed till now. LOL

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