Vintage Kelty backpack - how to identify?

8:08 a.m. on July 8, 2012 (EDT)
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I acquired an old Kelty backpack which appears to be in excellent shape, but based on the hardware, I suspect this is quite old.  It's a massive hiking pack, with the keywire mountings (see pictures).   Metal buckle on main belt, and sort of a metal grid for height adjustment under the shoulder straps.  No sign of a model number or other markings, apart from the logo.

Anyone know what this is? 


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8:07 a.m. on July 10, 2012 (EDT)
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I think what you have there is a Kelty Radical Light around 1988

10:39 p.m. on July 12, 2012 (EDT)
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Not a radical, but a radial.  Might be a radial sherpa.  I had a radial light which had a slightly different packbag.  Nice rig.

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