24 Hour

5.11 covert boxpack

I’m a gear junkie, and as such, I’m always excited to try new pieces.  5.11 Tactical designed and built the Covert Boxpack, and I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it.  The company has never before produced a roll top pack, and I think this one came out great.  They advertise the Boxpack as being [...]

GORUCK GR1

The GORUCK GR-1 is a military grade rucksack that is proudly constructed in the USA(along with every other pack they make) with a lifetime warranty. GORUCK makes many military MOLLE backpacks, but this review is going to be focused on their original, be-all, end-all 24 hour ruck, the GR-1. Conceived and created by Jason McCarthy, [...]

Government-Issue-Large-MOLLE-Pack_1

Our team has tested some great packs, and the official Government Issue MOLLE Assault Pack stood up to the challenges like a true American champion. This 1850 cubic inch pack only comes in Digital ACU; a camouflage that looks like a pixelated tans, greys, and greens. Most of these packs are used, but that’s a [...]

direct-action-dragon-egg

Direct Action Gear started in Poland, and has since expanded into the US market with an office in New York. Their gear definitely has some unique features which I would simply categorize as “outside the box”. They’ve got three military backpacks, which range in size and available features. The smallest is the “Dust” model, while [...]

VISM-tactical-pack_2

The VISM Tactical Backpack is a small to mid capacity backpack manufactured by NcStar. The main compartment has an internal capacity of over 1,200 sq inches and there are six additional smaller compartments: two on each side and two on the back. It’s also fully adjustable to accommodate different sizes and is available either in [...]

blackhawk-ultra-light-phoenix_1

The Blackhawk® Lightweight Phoenix pack is a tactical bag with STRIKE® webbing on all of the sides. The adjustable, padded shoulder straps have D-rings for adding more gear and are attached directly to the top of the rear of the bag. There is not a center section that connects the straps and curves around the [...]

maxpedition-condor-II_1

Maxpedition is based in California and has been making Military Specification nylon gear since 1988.  Their guiding philosophy has always been self-improvement.  This is evident in their constant innovations in the areas of user-friendly design and ergonomics. The Condor-II is definitely proof of their quality workmanship.  This backpack comes in Black, Olive Drab, Khaki and [...]

511-rush-24_1

Meet the 5.11 Rush 24 5.11 Tactical makes some of the finest quality military backpacks available on the consumer market.  This company has never spared a penny in the material they use to construct their military quality gear.  The RUSH 24 backpack is no exception. By far,  5.11’s most popular all purpose assault pack, the [...]