Materials

 

All of our bags come with a lifetime warranty, so no matter which material you chose, we’ll stand by it.

 

1000D Cordura Nylon 

The benchmark for all-around durability.
Holds its shape.
Water resistant coating on front and PU coating on the back.
Matte finish that will still look great over the years.
Woven in Rhode Island / Pennsylvania USA.

XPAC Sailcloth 

15% Lighter than Cordura.
Finish repels water, dirt, and stains.
Subtle diamond grid pattern, and satin finish makes for a clean, technical look.  
XPAC bags hold their shape and stand up on their own.
Durable for heavy daily use.
Made in Connecticut, USA.

Waxed Canvas 

A traditional army pack material.
Heavier than Cordura nylon, softer hand.
Naturally water-repellant, and ages like denim, which gives the bag unique character over time.
Made in New Jersey, USA.

 

 

Ballistic Nylon

Similar yarns to the 1000D Cordura but with a more course 2x2 weave and a glossy finish.
Used for the bottoms of ALL our bags.
Heavier than 1000D Cordura but built to last.
Designed to fight abrasion. 
Made in USA.  

 

Duraflex Hardware

The most durable Acetal and Nylon buckles.
Military Specification/Berry Compliant. 
Made in the USA.  

YKK Zippers 

#5/#8/#10 oversized for durability.
Uretek coated weatherproof zippers used where appropriate.
Made in Georgia, USA.

 

AustriAlpin Cobra Hardware

All COBRA® quick releases are machined from the highest grade 7075 aluminum alloy and feature solid brass and stainless steel components. Each buckle is test certified for strength individually test loaded to 11kN. 
Made in Fulpmes, Austria.