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7/17/2019 7:18 AM

I just wanted to ask if anyone else was having a similar problem as me.

I have had the Ute for a few years now, done some very long hikes with it and just love it all around, but my one gripe is that when I first got the backpack, the velcro that locks in the Praire belt seems to be too long.

What I mean is, when I open the pack and slip in the Praire belt, there is always a bit of velcro that is exposed. Meaning, that I always have a piece of velcro rubbing against my lower back. It is not a problem if I have layers, but it can be annoying if I am wearing just a T-shirt or something. 

Anyone else have this problem? I know I am putting it on right, I know I am locking down the velcro as much as possible and I have sent some photos to HPG as well. I just want to know if this was a one-off mess up or what, because other than this...I love the pack and I am considering a few other purchases from HPG.

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7/17/2019 2:22 PM
That's not normal. The velcro edge should be well buried.

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7/18/2019 4:44 AM

Kevin took care of it with First Spear

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