Hi-Tec Nova 30
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I recently purchased this pack for camping hiking and getting around this summer. I have
owned it for just half a month using it nearly every day and am already finding problems
with it. The pack itself is okay for organization of space and size for day trips. The
usability of the pack is outweighed by it's ergonomic failures. The design is particularly
uncomfortable for my lower back as the waist strap includes two pads atached with metal
hooks that press directly into both kiddneys. This is a definite problem. I tend to
I went to return the pack to the retailer and found that they only offer store credit and
there is no manufacturers waranty. The manufacturers website offers no information about any
of there backpacks and I therefore see no resolution from them.
I am dissapointed by this product as the company has provided quality products in the past.
However there is no support for a product issue that I feel is negative toward the owners
If there are any other owners please respond.
hi - tec nova 30
Size: 30 litres
Number of Pockets: multiple
Max. Load Carried: ?
Height of Owner: 5'10
Price Paid: 57.75
The hip pad doesn't work. The steel buckle rubs directly onto my right hip.
- Appealling to look at.
- Uncomfortable to wear and hard to access items inside.
The pack tends to ride a bit high, even when I lengthen the shoulder straps. Most concerning is how the hip pad fails badly. The steel buckle rubbed right onto my right hip after only a few hundred feet of walking.
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $40-ish
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Reviewers Paid: $40.00