Too few manufacturers really build their bags to stand up to both the tests of everyday rugged use, and instead opt to make inferior products, selling them on the cheap. Made abundantly clear by their Recon Pack, Colfax Design Works is not one of those manufacturers.
A small shop based out of L.A., these guys specialize in combining military spec components with advanced materials and design. Each one of these bags is made with the brand’s Advanced Modular Cargo System that allows users to add on and take off different components as they see fit. Maybe one day you want those extra compartments clipped on to the tough nylon molly webbing, maybe others you don’t. Either way, Colfax’s design leaves the decision in your hands. No matter what you are hooking onto your bag, however, you can be sure that it’ll stand up to whatever you are putting it through. The X51 1000d Cordura fabric combined with a tear resistant X-ply not only gives the bag a unique look, it easily protects the pack itself from developing big holes. As if that wasn’t enough – the Recon also comes with waterproof zippers and inner membrane along with a dedicated laptop pocket, and a removable sternum strap. And each one is made right here in America. Grab yours for $295. [Purchase]