The Vanquest Skitch-15 Messenger bag is the perfect Urban shoulder bag, it can be used as an every day carry EDC, Bike bag or urban messenger. The best thing about this bag is that it doesnt stand out as an EDC bag and is very covert.
The Skitch-15 is very versatile in its design, can act as a Bike Messenger bag, it has a dry bag style roll top and can also operate as an open top deep fill bag which is 49.5cm deep. The Messenger bag also has a padded laptop compartment with locking zippers. There is also a separate area to store cables or other items of use. The Skitch-15 can be carried and configured into four different options, Short, Medium height, Long and as an open top bag.
When the Vanquest Skitch-15 is used as the SHORT Option it has a capacity of 18 Liters. This is the usual mode and the flap of the bag secures the contents and is fastened by a single buckle. While the bag is closed you still have a quick access to the bag with two zippers.
When the Skitch-15 is used in the Medium mode the bag has a capacity of 22 Liters. This bag has a dry bag design and the bag must be rolled from the top and secures items inside this way.
The Tall option for the Skitch-15 has a Capacity of 31 Liters. To secure the bag you can close the fold over flap and with the straps at full length can then be buckled.
When the Bag is operated with an Open Top you can carry as much as the bag will allow! lall items that tower the bag as long as secured will fit and just adds another option to carrying your gear.
The bag is made from 1000 D Cordura and treated with Dupont Teflon, ITW and Duraflex to ensure your bag will last a long time. There is also a strong Neoprene handle that sits on top of the bag which could also be wrapped with Paracord if used as a survival bag. There is also shoulder strap[ attachments to give you a hands free option. The bag also has Molle capability so you can adapt your bag with other add ons.
On the inside of the bag is filled with orange hi viz ripstop nylon. This helps you find most items offering easy contrast to your items in your bag. There is also capability to add a water bladder.
You can join Vanquest Pouches via MOLLE surface with the Vanquest Molle Sticks or use the hook and loop system with the MOHL-Air connector board:
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The Laptop area for comparison will carry a Macbook Pro 15″
VANQUEST SKITCH-15 Specifications:
● “SHORT carry mode: 14.5″ (W) x 12.5″ (H) x 4.5″ (D), 18-liter capacity
● “MEDIUM carry mode: 14.5″ (W) x 15″ (H) x 4.5″ (D), 22-liter capacity
● “TALL” carry mode: 14.5″ (W) x 19.5″ (H) x 4.5″ (D), 31-liter capacity
● Padded TSA-friendly compartment fits tablets and laptops up to 15”
● Rear compartment with loop lining
● Adjustable shoulder strap with shoulder pad and stabilizer strap
● Pass-through zipper on flap for accessing interior compartments
● 5 zip compartments and 7 hook-and-loop closed pockets
● Ambidextrous design with 3-Liter hydration bladder compatibility
● Luggage handle pass-through (7” wide) on backside
● Morale patch holder on front
● MOLLE/PALS webbing on front and sides for expansion/attachment
● 1,000-D Cordura fabric with water-repellent Teflon fabric protector by DuPont
● Lightweight & water-resistant 210-D Ripstop nylon interior.
● MOLLE / PALS compatible attachment system for adaption
● Durable RC-Class YKK zips
● Neoprene rubber padded grab handle for extra comfort
● High tensile strength nylon webbing