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For those interested, below is a list of the principal updates made to this article since its original publication on June 4, 2005:

1. June 9, 2005:  Added a paragraph under "waterproof packs" to discuss the Dana Designs Racer X and Raid Z specialty packs in response to a posting from by "NotFrozen" on the Lightweight Backpacker forum.

2. June 9, 2005:  Included Montbell America as a resource for lightweight paddle sacks. Thanks to "WildMan" from the Lightweight Backpacker forum for the alert about these bags

3. May 22, 2006:  Included test results for the new Ultra-Sil dry sacks from Sea to Summit.




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