Gear Question

Has anyone experienced any creaking sounds...

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Has anyone experienced any creaking sounds coming out of the load transfer disc, in either the Altra 65 or 75? I've got about 35-40 pounds in my 75, and while I love the suspension, the creaking is a downer for me. I'm used to the stealth silence of my Bora... Thanks for any answers/experiences!

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Use a light silicon lube on both of the the disks to make the sound disappear.

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There was a package of lube in the top pocket when I recieved mine, but I cannot figure out how to detach the hipbelt

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The arc teryx website has a video on lubricating the joint and assembly.

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Are you sure the squeak is coming from the load transfer disc?????? As they say in The Incredibles, ARE YOU SURE? If yes, you can fix this easily with the lube provided. This pack needs regular light maintenance of the load transfer disc and it's worth it. HOWEVER, if your squeak is coming from elsewhere, you need to get the pack back to ArcTeryx right away. When pressed they admit that they know about this problem. It is rare but exists, and there is no excuse for putting up with a pack that squeaks. Have them switch it out.