These 18-inch colorful and versatile rolling backpacks are perfect for hikers, campers, and students. The spacious design can hold a variety of books and gear, and the included wheels and push-button handle will give your shoulders a break....more
I ordered this cute rolling backpack on the 25th of September, we received it around the 30th. Today is the 12th of October, and the backpack is falling apart!
I bought this cute but tough looking bag for my 6th grader. Yes, it is heavy , when packed full of books- that's why I bought a ROLLING BAG! However, this one is a really bad design! To make it sturdier, they put a hard plastic or metal plate under the handle, which unfortunately is cutting into the material every time she picks up the bag by the handle, and it is already breaking on the top.
I don't know if ALL the CalPacks have this design fault , or only this one , but I would definitely not recommend this one!
However, if you just gonna use it to roll around and NO PICKING IT UP BY THE HANDLE, no problem; the back is padded, the wheels are tough, the pulling handle is great, it has several pockets---- would be a fantastic bag, if the material was stronger and the top plate was big enough for the WHOLE top.
Don't say I didn't warn you!
I purchased this rolling backpack for my 8 year old son and within 2 months the bottom corners were torn. Within 3 months the inside linings tore off completely. The only positive is that the handle remained intact. Would not recommend for an active child.
Did the product fit true to size? Yes
How is the quality of the product? not good
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? yes
Okay backpack if it stays out of the sun. My little boy has now used this backpack for the entire kindergarten school year with a month left to go. Here in SoCal the children park their backpacks outside the classrooms. The sun has faded this backpack so badly it doesn't even look orange anymore. Also, the sun has done such a number on it that it is desintegrating. It is literally falling apart. Other than that, the wheels, handle zippers etc. are all good. The material is just not sun/fade proof.
I bought this backpack for my elementary age kids. The backpack colors are nice (I bought the red, orange, and blue). Within a month of use the back pack already ripped on the part close to the handle. The inside packet also ripped from the top part. I am guessing that the backpack ripped because it can not handle the weight of the contents when ever you lift them insted of using the rollers. The bottom part of the back pack also separated from the base. It was only 3 months since my kids have used the back pack and I now have to replace them. I have bought other CalPak backpacks before and they lasted for one school year. I thought that this one will last too because they are more expensive than the previous ones I bought. I was very very disappointed.
I waited to review this item because there's no way to really know until it is truly used. My child loves the way it looks and especially not having to shoulder all the weight.
Nice, bright colors, lots of compartments. Except the side fabric is already ripping as well as the netting on the side pocket and it is only mid-October. I have to mention that my son doesn't give his things a lot of wear... and has never trashed a backpack.
I will try to patch it for it to stop the side rip to continue but we may have get something else (or another one) by mid-year.
Very happy with purchase. Price point great. Quality of material more than satisfactory. Kids happy with color and ease of ability to roll . Delivery was much sooner than expeceted....added bonus. Overall great experience with this online buy
How accurate was the sizing? Accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very Good
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes
Bought this backpack for daily use to haul my things back and forth to the gym. Works great for me. The largest area has a separate "envelope" area which I assume is for a lap top but I'm using it for my flip flops. The next zippered area is more than big enough for my book or magazines. And finally the smallest zippered area has smaller pockets which I can use for my lock, make up, etc. Also, within this area is a great key holder which can be removed at will, snap off and on hook.
The only caution I would make for this rolling back pack is the extended handle does not come up very far. I'm only 5 feet tall and it almost feels a little low for me.
How accurate was the sizing? Sizing was fine. Actually, holds more than I expected it to.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Product is very well made. Rollers work great.
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes.
The pull handle broke after one month. So I carried on and taped it back together. Now all the zippers have broken off of almost every pocket! I have to buy another backpack in six months' time, and it won't be this brand.
How accurate was the sizing? OK.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very poor quality.
According to the Q&A below about the tag, does it mean this backpack contains materials that caused cancer, regardless if there is a tag or not?doublemilk on Mar 12, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This product has almost untraceable amounts of lead. We are currently labeling our product shipped to California with a Proposition 65 label because California has one of the strictest rules about informing customers of any chemicals that might be present on the products. Thank you for your interest.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 15, 2013
Unfortunately we do not have a measurement in litres but we do have the Product Dimensions: 18 inches high x 12 inches long x 8.5 inches deep.
overstockcustomercare1 on Jan 4, 2013
CalPak Grand Stand bag comes with a tag with a clear warning that the bag contains materials known to cause cancer - does this bag have the same type of tag?hioverstock on Sep 26, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
I'm not sure if this item has that tag. It is only for certain states like California because of their laws, they have to disclose it.overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 27, 2012
According to the product details, it has a manufacturer warranty. I have emailed them to find out how long it is for. I will post an answer when I receive a response.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 7, 2012