Originally Posted by iPaintYou
I keep my pods in my pack but I don't let the pods put tension on the stretchy part. They will stretch them and not make them kick your pods out when you release them if you leave your pods under tension in your pack.
^basically what I do
I've got an empire pack and since the straps are made out of the same stuff as seatbelts, they obviously wont stretch. I dont put tension on the stretchy parts by closing the straps with just enough velcro to hold the pods and their lids closed