When hiking, proper preparation is one of the most important things, and with this zippered sling backpack, you will have plenty of space for your hydration pack, as well as for your other hiking essentials. The pack comes in olive and black....more
The Everest 18.5 inch Hydration Sling backpack is made with good quality, love the design, it's just a shame that it wasn't big enough for me. I choose it because it is easy to put on without any struggles, due to being disabled, walking with crutches and limited movement in one arm. Overall like the bag good, made well.
How accurate was the sizing? Not what I thought it was going to be. Looked bigger in advert.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. The quality is good, just too small for college. What a shame!
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? I just noticed that the backpack main strap didn't hold when under weight with my college books.
This was a nice compact product but I've seen similar sized bags with more storage than this bag. I think they could have created a bag with more storage and more pockets without increasing the overall size. The sling didn't fit comfortably either but that's more of a personal critique...others may think it fits fine. On a side note, Overstock charges $2.95 to ship to you which is fine and I accepted but they also say you can return the item to them with a Pre-Paid shipping label. That to me sounds like they pick up the return shipping charge which I later found out they don't. There are plenty of other online stores that charge nothing for shipping and return shipping. That seemed a bit shady to me and will not buy from Overstock.com anymore. Too many better options.
How accurate was the sizing? Accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes
Son carries this for a school backpack because he thinks it looks cool. Only complaint I have is the normal sized folder doesn't exactly fit at the top. After a while it will bend a paper folder down on the corner. We have not tried it on any hikes. Plenty of pockets.
I have been looking for a standard sling bag that was tailored towards men for a long time. Overall I am very satisfied with this bag. I would recommend this to anyone who was interested in a multi-use sling bag.
How accurate was the sizing? Very accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. So far I have found this bag to be very well made
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Zero defects
Great size, with just the right amount of compartments to keep things separated. I purchased my bad to keep emergency beach items in the back of the car. The size if just right for what I was looking for. I have not carried it much, but the quality seems good and I have not found any defects. So I am thinking this will last for some years to come.
How accurate was the sizing? Product just as described.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Sturdy quality
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? none that i have found yet.
As the review title says, it is light and small which is both its greatest advantage and biggest down fall. when I got it in the mail I thought the mailer broke open and was empty, it wasn't, the bag was in there, it is just that light weight. Of course when you make something light weight (at this price point) you end up using lighter, thinner fabric (whether they used light fabric because it was cheaper or because they wanted to make the bag light I do not know) and it shows so it is a good thing the bag is the size it is. It is plenty strong for the limited amount of stuff you could fit in it and would make a good EDC bag for office workers or other people who only need to carry a limited amount of supplies in large cities or towns but it has nowhere the room you would need for a BOB/GHB or an EDC for someone who needs to carry a lot of stuff to and from their car and work like a nurse or police officer. it just sits really awkward on me and is not terribly comfortable but I am kind of big and tall so on a smaller person it may be fine.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. acceptable for the price.
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? yes.
Does it have holes to put the tubing if you put in a reservoir?
Does it have a hook or something to hang the reseeervooir from?ficklepickle on Feb 11, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello ficklepickle, the backpack has a hole on top of the center for a tube. It features a compartment for a hydration pack with a hook on top. If you have any additional questions please feel free to let us know. Thank you for shopping with us!
overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 26, 2014
Thank you for contacting us ficklepickle. It can store up to 4 liters. Please let us know if you have any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 11, 2014
Would the bag also fit the average size laptop?
I'm seeing that the bag isn't as large as the description would lead to believe.eigelchen on Sep 21, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello eigelchen, this would probably not fit a 17 inch laptop very well but one smaller should work well. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 23, 2013
Can this be worn from your right shoulder as well as your left shoulder?eskirican on Jun 6, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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