Featured The EVADE Pack from Alpha One Niner Recoil Staff January 7, 2016 Join the Conversation Recently Alpha One Niner released their new RECON NINE EVADE pack. You could safely call it a pack for gear nerds, by gear nerds–but you don't have to be a gear nerd to appreciate and use it. It all started the summer before last with a discussion about crowdsourcing a backpack on the popular site EDCforums.com. Getting everything down to a decent compromise took months before production could even be dreamed of. So, what you're about to see is a culmination of all of the ideas, with a skilled eye at deleting the extraneous and combining features to maximize useful space. Here's what they have to say about it: “I've been 1K or Platinum with United for a couple of years now and have been through enough security and covered enough countries to have more than just a basic idea of what I'd like to see in a backpack. I've covered East Africa to East Timor in the last 10 years and I always needed a backpack that I can go from daypack to extended trips to basic operational use when needed. And thanks to input from members of the EDC Forum, we've got a winner here especially with the ability to mount the simple yet innovative Matroskya pouches!” ……..Helm Ashiblie / Founder, Alpha One Niner The list of features is impressive, and it's available in multiple colors, camouflage patterns, and even base materials. Here are the details: Available in 1000D in Solid Color Nylon, 500D in Camouflage Nylon Cordura, and 420D Diamond Ripstop Nylon With 210D Nylon lining. Dimensions 18.5″ (H) x 12″ (W)(at base, tapers to 10″ top) x 8″ (D) Volume approximately 27 liters / 1650 cu2 Weight approximately 3 pounds / 1.36 kg Four (4) compartments A back dedicated laptop compartment (with a well padded base) that will fit up to a 17″ laptop, and sleeves for your tablet and periodicals. A middle main compartment that includes two (2) zippered mesh pockets on the front wall. Front organizer compartment. And a rear concealed/covert compartment lined with Velcro loops. EDC / Quick Access Pocket to hold your basic EDC gear or all immediate travel needs like your passport, boarding pass, some cash, flashlight, etc. Padded Dual Adjustable Shoulder Straps to accommodate different body types and height. Side Elastic Pods (pouches) For you to put away your belt, wallet, watch, mobile phone, etc before you go through airport security. Will fit a 32oz Nalgene bottle. Padded tubular webbing carry handle Adjustable chest strap Side compression straps Removable Shock Cord that mounts through 7 loops (you can reduce it to 5) on the front of the pack. Heavy Duty Duraflex & WooJin Hardware D-Ring Loops in the main compartment and the front organizer to accept Matroskya pouches. #8 Reverse YKK zippers To purchase or for more information, visit Alpha One Niner online here. Also be sure to checkout the video below Explore RECOILweb:THRYM Launches The New SwitchBack SB&T U.S. Army SCW Limited Commemorative Edition APC9KThe Twelve Days of Triple AughtRECOILtv Training Tuneups: Using Cars for Cover With Dan Brokos NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.