Overall Score: 4.69
Tested by a police officer from New York
Ease of Use 5
Cleaning & Maintenance 5
Individual Score 4.69
"I had the opportunity to test the Eberlestock Gunslinger backpack
during a recent training exercise. For the exercise all sniper
operational gear was necessary, to include binoculars, range finder,
data book, ammo, camouflage clothing, etc..., as well as sustainment
items such as food and water. This pack had ample room to accommodate
all these items with the added benefit of being able to carry my sniper
rifle as well.
During this exercise we were required to run a given distance with our
gear and deploy from a set location. Having all my gear including my
sniper rifle stowed securely in the Gunslinger backpack back made it
easier to run and maneuver obstacles and upon arriving at the designated
firing point all my gear was in one easily accessible location.
One look at this pack and you can tell the attention to detail that went
into its design. From the heavy duty zippers, to the drainage and clean
out system in the scabbard, this pack is loaded with features that place
it in a league of its own. The design and padding in the shoulder and
hip belt carry system make it extremely comfortable and secure to wear.
As a drag bag style pack it would have some definite limitations due to
it's size and shape, but for those times when you need to move about on
two feet and have all your gear with you in one secure location, this
bag is it.
Eberlestock also makes other packs in this same general design offering
larger load capacity and options such as a removable drag bag to
accommodate an operatorís specific needs. If you are looking for a top
quality pack Eberlestock's are definitely worth consideration."