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OverBoard Adventure Backpack (Black)

B&H # OVOB1078BLK MFR # OB1078BLK
OverBoard Adventure Backpack (Black)

OverBoard Adventure Backpack (Black) Right-Side View Left-Side View Front Pocket PC Pocket

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Product Highlights

  • Water-Resistant
  • Waterproof Base
  • Protects Against Dust/Sand/Dirt
  • Padded 17" Laptop/Music/Media Pocket
  • Made from PVC Tarpaulin
  • Two Storage Compartments
  • Large Document Pocket
  • Reflective Straps - Front/Back
  • Weatherproof Front Zip Pocket
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The black Adventure Backpack (Black) from Overboard is designed to keep your gear safe in wet conditions. Its welded base is rated for quick submersion in small streams and puddles. It's made from a durable PVC tarpaulin and will also prevent dirt, dust and sand associated with traditional trail travel from contaminating the contents.

The welded base provides even more protection as will the front zippered pocket that holds even more accessories. For the avid outdoor enthusiast who isn't afraid to get his feet wet, this backpack is well-named. The Adventure Backpack is just what it claims to be - a way to get in the middle of it while keeping your gear safe and dry.

The two main compartments give you more than adequate room for your basics including a padded 17" (43.2 cm) widescreen laptop storage area that will also hold your MP3 player. The other pocket is for keeping documents, files and other collateral material safe. In addition to the large pockets, you'll have that front zippered accessory pocket, a pencil case with touch fastened attachment, mesh cable pockets and additional room for more accessories.

For even more safety, the pack has been provided with front and back reflective straps - perfect for late afternoon or evening hiking. The padded pack straps are supported by a strong and comfy, ergonomic top carry handle. Side compression straps permit you to adjust the footprint of the pack as well as provide a way to tighten it up on the trail. The zippers have handy pull tabs. The Adventure Backpack is a reasonably-priced pack that combines good storage space with features that make it appealing for a day trip in the country.

Water-resistant (Class 1). Welding makes bottom of bag waterproof
Weatherproof front zip pocket (Class 1 - protection from rain and splashing conditions)
Protects contents from dust, sand, dirt and water
Manufactured from strong and hard-wearing PVC tarpaulin
Ergonomic rubber top carry handle
Front reflective patch
Reflective backpack straps
Large document pocket
Pencil case with touch fastened attachment
Material PVC tarpaulin
Type of Closure Zippers
Carrying/Transport Options Shoulder straps
Top carry handle
Accommodates 17" (43.2 cm) widescreen laptop
Dimensions (W x H x D) 12.6 x 19.7 x 6.3" (32 x 50 x 16 cm)
Weight 3.1 lb (1.4 kg)
OverBoard Adventure Backpack (Black)
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    OverBoardAdventure Backpack (Black)
     
    3.8

    (based on 5 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 4 Stars

       

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    • 3 Stars

       

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      (1)

    80%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (4)
    • Functional (4)
    • Weather proof (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

          • Was this a gift?:
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        4.0

        How dry I am

        By T-Bony

        from Long Island, NY

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Depth Range
        • Water-tight Seals

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General use
          • School

          Comments about Adventure Backpack (Black):

          I've had numerous items get ruined by getting caught in sudden downpours, even though they were stowed inside my backpack. It's a relief to now know that a bit of moisture won't render any magazines, books, newspapers or written reports into a wet, gloppy mess. I can't imagine why so few backpacks are water resistant.

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          1.0

          Don't buy this backpack

          By Bogota Dave

          from Bogota, Colombia

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good amount of space

          Cons

          • Poor construction
          • Poor workmanship

          Best Uses

            Comments about Adventure Backpack (Black):

            I bought this backpack because I teach in Bogota, Colombia and I needed a backpack that would keep my laptop and student work dry. I paid a good amount of money for this backpack and had it shipped to my mother in law's in the US. Then I took it back to Colombia and used it for the first time on a trip within Colombia. It was packing for that trip that I discovered that the front zipper was broken and partially not attached to the bag. Then, after using the backpack to and from work for 2 weeks, I come to find that the weatherproofing on the bottom of the backpack was coming off. I would not recommend this backpack to anyone. The quality of construction and workmanship is horrible. And now that I'm back in Colombia and not heading back to the US anytime soon, I'm stuck with a backpack that I can't exchange or return. Though B&H doesn't make this product, I'm very disappointed that they sold me such a poor product.

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            5.0

            it is so nice and looks so waterproof

            By safecracker40

            from calif/hawaii/bellize

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Depth Range
            • Water-tight Seals
            • Weather proof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home 4 my 3DSony Handycam

              Comments about Adventure Backpack (White):

              I really want to try the back pack with my 3D sony Handycam, laptop and lots of other items. #1 backpack but no wheels for airports.

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              5.0

              This is just what I need.

              By Andrea the field linguist

              from Honolulu HI

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional

              Cons

              • Smells like rubber

              Best Uses

              • Carrying gear in the rain

              Comments about Adventure Backpack (White):

              I use this bag to protect some electronic gear while working in the rainforest. It's a good size and is certainly waterproof enough for what I use it for. It also looks pretty sharp in the city. I don't love the smell, though.

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              4.0

              Pretty great so far, it

              By joeschmoedoebolow

              from Virginia

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Adventure Backpack (White):

                  great place to put laptop, holds a great amount of books and my jacket when i take it off after biking to class. Keeps the rain out really well. I have yet to try and submerge it but if it keeps everything dry when thrown into a pool it will only be missing one thing, a nice mesh zipper pocket inside up top for change, chapstick, flashdrive, etc. Also it looks really cool, especially with my motorcycle jacket.

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