Specialist Half-Day Backpack

Style: 180006

Price: $89.99

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Specialist Half-Day Backpack

Style: 180006

Price: $89.99

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Fully Functional, Compact Transport

  • Product Details

  • Dual density shoulder straps, double layered bottom, internal hook/loop mounting system, and a reliable external web platform compatible with MOLLE/PALS set this tactical pack apart from others in strength, function, and comfort. With ample space for your essential gear, superior organizational features, and featuring First Tactical’s new Hook & Hang Thru™ System, the Specialist 0.5-Day backpack is the best choice for quick trips or EDC.

  • Specifications

    • Main compartment 11” L x 17” H x 6.5” D / 27.9cm L x 43.2cm W x 16.5cm D
    • Top Front Catch Pocket 8.5” L x 4” H x 1” D / 30.5cm L x 25.4cm H x 11.4cm D
    • Admin Pocket 9.75” L x 12.5” H x 2” D / 30.5cm L x 25.4cm H x 11.4cm D
    • Approx. Capacity 1525 cubic inches / 25 liters
    • Weight 2.95 lbs / 1.3 kg
    • Pockets: 5 external, 3 internal
    • 1000D water resistant nylon
    • YKK® zippers
    • Duraflex® hardware

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  • Innovative Features

  • Repositionable/Replaceable Compression Straps

    Completely repositionable or removable straps allow users the ability to personalize their pack to fit their needs.

    First Tactical’s Hook and Hang Thru™ System

    Our innovative Hook and Hang Thru™ System compartment unzips at the top and bottom of the Half-Day Backpack, allowing specialized items like First Tactical’s Rifle Sleeve or other oversized tactical gear to slide through and securely hook & hang in place.

    Greater Main Compartment Organization

    The main compartment opens to a single mesh pocket and 2 interior drop pockets with hook/loop cinch providing optimal room for a half-day tactical pack. On the back, a hook/loop organization platform allows for ultimate customization.

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4.6 out of 5, based on 8 reviews
(2.5/5)
Trigger_thyme from Bay area CA on May 14, 2018
What a great backpack all around. It is not too big and not too small. Perfect for hiking, shift work, or a Beat bag. Light weight, strong, and has plenty of useful pockets. I bought it with a Rifle Sleeve (see my rifle sleeve review) and it was my everyday pack for three months. I found the opening for the Rifle Sleeve was a little tight when I had a scoped rifle with a 50mm objective lens. Any AR with RDS had no issues fitting. The Hook and Hang thru system worked perfect and was very secure when hiking. I ended up losing the pack to my wife when she fell in love with it, now it is her EDC pack. I moved on to the Tactix 1-Day Plus Backpack (see my separate review). The price is right for a backpack that will outlast you.
(5/5)
Derrick from California on Apr 05, 2018
I've had this pack for over a year now and love it. The quality is amazing. It is extremely durable yet lightweight to carry. Has plenty of small pouches and pockets to keep smaller items separated so I'm not hunting for them at the bottom of the large compartment. I own several items from FT and am always impressed with their quality but more impressed with the price point. My advice......buy it! Keep up the good work FT. My only complaint is there is no store front any where (yet) since I live like three miles from their distribution point.
(4/5)
Mike from Mechanicsville, Va on Oct 18, 2017
I bought the Specialist 1/2 day backpack a few months ago. I’ve used it carrying 20# weights in it for a GoRuck Light event. I completed the event in Yorktown, Va on 10-15-17. The pack held up just fine. I would like to have seen drain holes in each pocket to help the water drain and a loop of some sort to hang a hydration pack in the middle compartment but otherwise no major complaints. I’ll just add my own drain holes on my pack. Thanks for a well made product once again.
(5/5)
Julio Mendoza from México on Oct 17, 2017
Increíble mochila, la utilizo para todo, en la motocicleta, para ciclismo de montaña, a mi trabajo, vacaciones y camping, me gusta mucho el diseño es muy moderno y los materiales son de primera calidad, excelente !!!!!
(5/5)
Alan from Texas on Feb 25, 2017
This bag screams quality in every detail. There is no part of this bag where you would think they cheaped out on this part and it'll probably break in a few months. The assembly is beautifully done, you can tell First Tactical takes pride in their products.

I got it as an EDC and after loading it up it meets all my needs. One minor complaint, the zipper into the glasses pocket is a little on the small side. I have a glasses case to keep my frames from getting crushed, and I can barely squeeze them through the opening of the glasses pocket. If the glasses pocket was hardened to protect lenses from getting crushed, or if the opening was larger the bag would be 100% perfect.

I fully recommend this bag, it is awesome, and I'm thrilled to call it mine!
(5/5)
LORENE from USA on Dec 20, 2016
Love this bag! Heavy duty padding on the shoulder straps. Quality gear. Lighter than the bag it replaced. Not sure it needs the gab handle on the bag as it has one on the shoulder straps just 2" apart.
(5/5)
Benjamin Garcia from Texas on Sep 01, 2016
~ Just received this pack and - "instantly" - changed out the pack from the 24hr RUSH to this one . . . .

~ same size as the the competitor (but) hellalot more comfortable and one important thing I noticed straight away when wearing it, that stood out was . ..its placement on my back.

~ I am retired military and in a wheelchair, so I was looking for a pack that didn't ride too low, as I moved about in the chair, was easy to remove, and could take a beating without any compromises.

~ I used 2 of the competitor's packs (sling and strap versions) and though they did the job, I still had issues when it came to back placement and comfort.

~ when I placed this pack on my back, this pack was noticeably more comfortable and the straps are just amazing! (trust me on this, former 11B here)
~ its a perfect size, reminiscent of a small patrol pack (and) fits great on the back.

~ This is the perfect size for my specific needs, the chair, as it rides (just above) the chairs sport seatback, so it doesn't interfere with any movement . . .

~ the ONLY thing I would recommend to this pack, is that it had another (line) of velcro real estate added to both sections (top and main) as it would then be perfect (imo).

~ Do I recommend this pack? - YES.
(5/5)
G-man from Orlando, FL on Dec 19, 2015
This bag is tough and screams quality. I own other bags that are "well built" but always seemed to be left wanting a better feature; a strap, buckle, pocket, etc. This bag gets it right. The shoulder straps are incredible. They're contoured and heavily padded. The buckle and straps are heavy duty and well placed. The pockets are generous and the smaller accessory pocket has the best interior chassis I've seen. The hook and hang system is genius. I can't wait to see what's next!