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Ruggard Thunderhead 55 DSLR & Laptop Backpack (Black)

BH #RUPBB255B • MFR #PBB-255B
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Ruggard Thunderhead 55 DSLR & Laptop Backpack (Black)
Key Features
  • For DSLR with Grip, 8 Lenses & Flash
  • Dedicated Compartment for 15" Laptop
  • Three Front Zippered Pockets
  • Full-Front Access to Main Compartment
Ideal for traveling and hiking, this black, water-repellent Thunderhead 55 DSLR & Laptop Backpack from Ruggard holds a DSLR with a grip and an attached zoom telephoto lens up to 10", 7 more lenses and a flash between padded touch-fastened dividers inside a spacious main compartment. This bag is packed with pockets of all sizes, and one of them is a dedicated compartment which will hold most 15" laptops. Additionally, there is a side attachment for securely storing your tripod.
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Ruggard Thunderhead 55 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Construction
  • 3Small Zippered Pocket
  • 4Large Zippered Pocket
  • 5Main Gear Compartment
  • 6Exterior Pockets
  • 7Side Tripod Attachment
  • 8Carrying Comforts

Ideal for traveling and hiking, this black, water-repellent Thunderhead 55 DSLR & Laptop Backpack from Ruggard holds a DSLR with a grip and an attached zoom telephoto lens up to 10", 7 more lenses and a flash between padded touch-fastened dividers inside a spacious main compartment. This bag is packed with pockets of all sizes, and one of them is a dedicated compartment which will hold most 15" laptops. Additionally, there is a side attachment for securely storing your tripod.

The front of the backpack features small, medium, and large pockets and the main zippered compartment, which unzips all the way down providing full front access to your gear. Each side of the backpack provides a mesh slip pocket with a drawstring closure and the base has a zippered pocket, which stores a removable rain cover.

At the back behind the laptop compartment, there is a contoured breathable mesh padded panel and shoulder harness. The harness features sternum and padded hide-away waist straps for additional support as well as a trolley sleeve for attaching the backpack to your luggage. For quickly grabbing the backpack, the top features a sturdy and comfortably padded grip handle.

Construction

600D Oxford nylon exterior with water-repellent coating and 1680D ballistic nylon front
150D polyester interior
Exterior YKK zippers with zipper pull tabs to assist in opening
Quick-release strap on each side secures the main compartment
Two D-rings at the front of each shoulder strap for attaching accessories
Exterior attachment loops for securing optional accessories
Dual compression straps on top of shoulder straps
Dual protective hard rubber feet at base

Small Zippered Pocket

Two interior mesh slip pockets on flap
Two interior fabric slip pockets at the back
Two pen slots
Key leash

Large Zippered Pocket

Large mesh slip pocket with snap-button closure on flap
Clear business card sleeve
One small zip pocket
Two laminated mesh slip pockets
Two fabric slip pockets
Large and small slip pockets

Main Gear Compartment

Three interior laminated mesh zip pockets on flap
Three memory card pockets with touch-fastened tabs on flap
Two elastic touch-fastened security straps protect camera gear
Nine small and two large padded touch-fastened dividers

Exterior Pockets

Rear padded zip side-entry compartment holds most 15" laptops
Front vertical zip pocket holds smartphone or passport
Mesh slip pocket with drawstring closure on each exterior side of backpack
Zippered base pocket stores removable rain cover

Side Tripod Attachment

Side mesh pocket functions as tripod cup
Three quick-release belts help secure top of tripod

Carrying Comforts

Breathable mesh padded shoulder straps and back panel
Padded waist belts with accessory attachment loops tuck away into back panel
Rear trolley strap for attaching to luggage
Sternum straps with attached security whistle
UPC: 847628564725

Ruggard Thunderhead 55 Specs

Carry/Transport OptionsBackpack Straps, Handle, Trolley Sleeve, Waist Belt
ColorBlack
Type of ClosureZipper
Laptop/Tablet CompartmentSingle Compartment: Fits 15" Laptop (16.2 x 11.2" / 41.3 x 28.6 cm)
Monopod/Tripod HolderYes
Environmental
Water ResistanceRain Cover
General
MaterialsExterior: Nylon
Interior: Polyester
DimensionsExterior
17.6 x 12 x 9.25" / 44.7 x 30.48 x 23.5 cm
Interior
16.5 x 11.5 x 6.5" / 41.91 x 29.21 x 16.51 cm
Weight4.9 lb / 2.2 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)18 x 13.5 x 11"

Ruggard Thunderhead 55 Reviews

Good bag, fits everthing...

By Finn
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-04

Just received this bag in the mail. I like it alot, it has plenty of space to accommodate my Sigma 150-600. The dividers are strong and protective. There are a couple things I would change, some being that the main compartment is slightly deep, and the waist strap can't be removed. But overall I give this bag a very positive rating.

Backpack with a lot of options

By Andrew
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-16

I have a lot of camera bags and this is my first full on backpack. It has a tremendous amount of storage. The backpack also has a lot of physical support to keep it firmly on your back. But sometimes I prefer not to have all that support. Rugged allows you to reduce a lot of that support by folding it up out of the way. This works out great since when you get to a point you want/need it, it's there and not at home where you left it. Even the back straps can be easily tucked (by (tightening 2 straps) close to the pack if want to carry it by the top handle.

Just what I needed

By Mark
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-06

The Ruggard Thunderhead 55 is deeper than most packs, which allows it to contain my mirrorless camera, 5 lenses (including one long telephoto lens and a telephoto zoom) and several accessories (flash, filters, lens hood). This is without filling any of the small pockets in the front. It also has a zippered pocket for a laptop in the front and pockets on the side for a tripod and water bottle. Its hip belt and shoulder straps are nicely padded, so although its center of gravity may be farther from your back than for thinner backpacks, I find walking with it fully loaded relatively comfortable.

Great backpack but could be improved upon.

By Rob
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-17

I just got the backpack and loaded my camera...lenses...and other accessories and it accommodates them well ...over all i like it so far....BUT...why use plastic buckles ?...thin plastic is prone to snapping ...that is my only complaint so far.

A strong bag

By Jinying
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-11

Bought this one days ago and using it now. This is a strong bag with quality. I also like its price.

Great Backpack

By Conrad
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-10

All the room I need plus a little extra for future use.

This is the one to get!

By Ladarion
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-26

I love this bag. I've only had it for a month but it suits all my current and future needs and this is only the 55. I'm sure all the sizes are amazing. I won't be switching bags anytime soon. I have this 5 stars because it is the max I could give, I'd definitely give more.

Big...but so is my lens

By Trevor
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-31

This thing is big but super light. It has to be big to fit a Nikon 200-500mm lens attached to a camera. Plus it has room for all kinds of other stuff too. I love it.

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