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I posted the same question, when I received my Helix Backpack last December.


The Helix Backpack's designer Design Guy posted his insights on this to the massive Helix Thread over on TGP (TheGearPage.net). His November 9, 2015 post (See: https://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php?posts/20883287/ ) states:


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I have several bags / packs with these loops on them. I didn't want to make the upper pouch too large (nobody wants a top-heavy backpack) and those loops are a perfect place to attach things with a carabiner; for instance, your keys while it sits in the green room and you're on stage. ...they also serve nicely to fill the bare space on the backpack where there would otherwise be nothing. :)


...but primarily to clip things to, like keys, water bottles, extra cables (if you've managed to fill the pouches with laptops, mics, extra pedals, etc.).


The larger compartment is lined with Veltex (a Velcro type surface, same as the interior of a camera bag), when you tie up your cables with the provided hook & loop straps, you can secure them inside the pocket so they stay organized. There is also a full width pocket that can hold full size music books (or a Mac Pro), as well as two smaller mesh pockets, which are perfect for keeping picks or other small items in."

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There is also a Helix and Rifle owner that did posted a photo of the Helix Backpack's exterior loops filled with what appeared to be 7.62mm rifle cartridges. See: https://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php?media/20160627_154241.31534/ or See: https://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php?threads/line6-helix.1586637/page-343#post-23696557 (note this link resolves correctly with your TGP User Preferences set to display the maximum of 100 posts per page).

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