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Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 6:01 am
by France_Fadeley
Greetings!

First of all, I want to say "Happy New Year" to all of you. :D Secondly, I would have to admit that this holiday season, I am little late in my shop but finally willing to purchase a tactical backpack that I can easily carry while riding and even walking at campsites etc. In this regard, someone suggested me to go with Falcon II but I am also not sure about stitches. Another option is tactical backpack of Magforce International ( http://www.magforceus.com/all/magforce- ... kpack.html ) but didn't purchase anything from Magforce that's why I have no idea about the quality.

So, it would be great if you share better pieces of advice with me. Some other options could also be Rush72 of 5.11 but I am not sure either I can carry any weapon with it and also don't know about its anti-theft zipper and waterproof features. So, it would be great if you suggest me one of the most reliable tactical backpacks that you have used for both Ural riding and wild camping by carrying the weapon, body armor, laptops, camera etc.

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:07 am
by GHGoodwin
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Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:41 am
by France_Fadeley
GHGoodwin wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:07 am
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I need a suggestion about the backpack. Would prefer the tactical ones. Your views?

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:08 pm
by snowymonkey
You’ll probably get more / better responses if this were to be moved to the “the other toy box” section of the forums.

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:31 pm
by France_Fadeley
I consider it as an accessory. :/

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:37 pm
by rivers
For "cheap price" your best bet is look into mil surplus gear.

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:15 pm
by Mr Wazzock
Maybe I should mention many bikers wear a backpack / rucksack, that's why it might be construed as a motorcycle accessory. :D

That looks like a big mutha tho? :o

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:41 pm
by France_Fadeley
Mr Wazzock wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:15 pm
Maybe I should mention many bikers wear a backpack / rucksack, that's why it might be construed as a motorcycle accessory. :D

That looks like a big mutha tho? :o
Would prefer this kind of backpacks.

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Mentioned the tactical ones because in my opinion they are more resiliant.

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:44 pm
by Joe123451979
I would go with mil surplus as well I looked at the price listed of what you were thinking about and I wouldn’t pay that much

Not sure what kind of weapon you plan on carrying or size
Of it

I use an ilbe for extended hiking it’s got an assault pack on it that doubles as a second pack and haven’t had any problems with it however now that I look at pricing I wouldn’t get an ilbe either lol!

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:37 am
by Ammo
put some thought into which would be most comfortable if/when you are tumbling down the road strapped to it

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:26 am
by on2wheels52
I rode with a backpack one (1) time.

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:43 pm
by snowymonkey
France_Fadeley wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:31 pm
I consider it as an accessory. :/
True, guess I always go here to look at bike mods. My bad. Carry on carry on :)

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:23 pm
by BlueRockCrawler
I've had the same Maxpedition Falcon II as my EDC man purse for 6 years or so and it's a great bag FOR ME. I had their monsoon gearslinger before that. It WAS worth every penny of the $140 or so I paid for it and if you look, you can find them cheaper. It's built like a tank and it's easy to see where the money you've spent has gone when you're holding it. I've never heard of magforce, but it looks to be a shameless copycat of Maxpedition even down to the logo. I own several Maxpedition products and try to give them my money when I can to support them because they make legit high quality stuff, but like Aerostitch or Klim, it's up to you whether it's worth the money for quality. The falcon II has plenty of pockets and storage for little things inside of those pockets. It also has good provisions for concealed carry and a water bladder. I've never had any problems with any of stitches and it's built with heavy duty ballistic nylon that is stitched extremely well. The zippers are heavy duty and the two main compartments have a locking system to keep them from coming open. Miles above anything government issue and way more imaginative with their pockets. I rarely actually wear it while riding but it is comfortable even loaded and the straps have good padding and plenty of adjustability from both the top and bottom to go over a t-shirt or thick winter motorcycle gear. It's got four compression straps that are awesome not only for adjusting its size but also for strapping to a luggage rack or sissy bar. It's not a "riding" pack or waterproof, but the material seems to be weather proofed. It's tactical so it's stealth and has no reflective surfaces, if you care about visibility, you need to add it. It's completely overbuilt so it's pretty heavy.

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:48 pm
by Joe123451979
Yeah avoid stuff the military uses
It’s all crap but pay no mind to the fact that some of the stuff the military issues is made by

Maxpedition .....

Re: Tactical Backpack at Cheap Price

Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:46 pm
by disposable
I dislike the style of the Falcon/Magforce for riding. It has a slim profile that stacks weight away from your back instead of spreading it across. Heavy loads can end up flopping all over your back.
The 511 bag you listed is twice as big as the other ones. https://www.511tactical.com/rush-12-backpack.html is the same size. I have several 5.11 bags, and they all have exceptional build quality.
If you want cheap and tough-- https://www.ebay.com/itm/Eagle-Industri ... 1&LH_BIN=1
Just avoid any that say RIPPED or TORN unless you have some repair skills. Small Holes can usually be fixed with needle and thread if needed.