CARBIDE-8 Sling Backpack

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CARBIDE-8 Sling Backpack

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2020 Urban Series now open for pre-order! For a limited time, PRE-ORDER and SAVE! Order fully refundable, and covered under 100-Day Return / Refund after your order is delivered. Shipping starts late-April.

Check out the video to see the inside of the Urban Series bags. We promise to upload more interior images soon. 

The Urban Series is something new for 2020: Vanquest was asked by many of you to create a line of sleek and discreet EDC (everyday carry) bags that are CCW comparable with the same durability, organizations and quality that Vanquest is known for. In other words, a perfect companion for your daily errands, office, and school.

The CARBIDE-8 is an 8-liter compact, multi-layered convertible sling backpack. Carrying your tech with you everywhere just became easier with its padded tablet / laptop pocket, orange high-vis loop panels for custom organization, ToughMesh™ pockets, and admin organization for your EDC (everyday carry) items. The CARBIDE also helps bridge the gap between sling and backpack by converting from a sling into a two-shoulder bag with two included quick adjustment straps.

Combined with our 400-D UrbanBlend™ Nylon-Poly fabric with multi-PU coatings on both sides for water-resistance and protection from the elements, you have a compact and minimalist setup that is weather-protected for your daily essentials.

Specs & Features

  • Net weight: 1.80 lbs (w/2 straps) | 816 grams
  • Shoulder strap weight: 0.2lbs (1 strap) | 91 grams
  • Total Capacity: 8 Liters
  • Minimalist EDC sling
  • Overall Exterior (Fully Extended): 15” (H) x 10” (W) x 5.5” (D)
  • Single double or no strap carry
  • Top and side grab handles
  • Total 6 pockets and 5 slots
  • Front pocket (Interior): 12.5" (H) x 9" (W) x 2" (D)
  • Fast Tab access
  • Zippered mesh pocket
  • Admin organization
  • Loop lined interior for customizable organization
  • Main Compartment (Interior): 13.5" (H) x 9" (W) x 2.5" (D)
  • Tech organization for Laptop/Netbooks up to 12" (fits iPad pro 12.9")
  • Clamshell opening
  • Expandable gear trap
  • Loop lined interior for customizable organization and CCW compatible
  • Rear Minimalist pocket: (Interior): 12.5” (H) x 9” (W)
  • Loop lined interior for customizable organization
  • Tablet compatible
  • Materials:
  • 400-D UrbanBlend™ Nylon-Poly fabric with multi-PU coatings on both sides
  • Genuine MADE-IN-USA MultiCam-Black Cordura® by Crye Precision™,
  • Hi-visibility, lightweight & moisture resistant 210-D Ripstop nylon fabric with DWR (Durable Water Repellent) coating
  • Durable RC-Class YKK® lockable zippers, reversed for protection
  • Mil-grade ITW® and UTX-Duraflex® hardware made from high tensile strength Acetal polymer
  • Spartan zipper pulls
  • High tensile strength nylon webbing and binding tape
  • Finished with high tensile strength bonded nylon thread
  • Embossed genuine leather label

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