The shoulder strap tails are moved from the bottom to the sides to better distribute weight on the back
Dimensions adjusted to fit large full-frame DSLRs (with battery grip)
Added detachable Latex foam shoulder pads
Added detachable leather chest strap fastener
Built-in aluminum frame for better structure when carrying
Interior lining upgraded to Velcro-compatible medical grade microfiber
Replaced the top/bottom zipper divider with a removable Velcro divider plate to secure the insert to the top half
M size Interior Module Pockets can be velcroed to the side doors
Replicating the historic WWII Swiss "Salt & Pepper" Rucksacks vintage elements, the Commander uses a full leather strap system.
Raincoats, tripods, jackets can be fastened by the front leather straps
The adjustable leather chest strap adds stability and comfort when carrying the Commander around.
The side zipper pockets allow direct and quick access to the main compartment when holding the Commander on one shoulder, making it easy to store and reach for your camera and gear.
Optional velcro module pockets are available to be anchored to the side doors and the 360° medical grade velcro covered interior. A 750ml water bottle pouch could also be hung from the side of the Commander. CLICK HERE
The 21 liter capacity can be divided freely by adjusting the dividers according to the user’s needs.
Bottom compartment - DSLR with lens attached + 70-200mm lens + flash
Top compartment - Can fit 3 lenses within the insert or remove the insert and fit in clothing, accessories, toiletry pouches, etc.
Can fit a 600ml bottle or foldable umbrella
Can fit passports and A6 size memos (such as a MUJI A6 5mm or FIELD NOTES memo)
Can fit a coin pouch, passport, boarding pass, etc.
Optional Velcro Module Pockets (M size x1 + S size x1 or S size x2) can be attached to the lid. Be aware of the module opening direction so that items would not fall out when opening the lid. “CLICK HERE”
Can fit wallets, keys, pens, etc.
Nylon 6,6 Cordura ® 500D waxed canvas (CLICK HERE to see more)
"Battle-distressed" cowhide leather (CLICK HERE to see more)
Ultra-strength bonded Nylon 6,6 thread
Medical grade durable micro-fiber lining, less likely to fuzz after Velcro attachments
Cotton fabric liner
Zinc alloy & brass hardware, with vintage finish
high-density EVA foam padding (entire body and dividers)
Latex foam (shoulder paddings)
bronze YKK Zippers with rustproof coating
main bag x1
detachable shoulder pad x2
detachable chest strap x1
quick-draw insert x1
dividers, medium(with lid) x1
dividers, medium(without lid) x1
top/bottom divider plate x1
divider plate tab x2
T-shaped divider x1
cotton dustproof bag x1
A: Install the pouch onto the COMMANDER’s side D-rings according to this sequence:
① Thread the strap through the upper D-ring
② then through the first MOLLE loop
③ then through the lower D-ring
④ then through the second MOLLE loop
⑤ snap the button close
When installed correctly, the pouch will be tightly secured to the D rings.
A: In the entire main compartment including the top zipper lid and on both side doors.
A: The bag’s main compartment is 28 x 17 x 44.5cm. After removing the top/bottom divider plate, it can fit lenses such as the Sony 600mm f4 lens (28 x 17 x44.5cm).
A: The bag has been test out in rain for over an hour and the interior still remains dry.
”Click HERE” for more details of the water repellent fabric.
A: No, but it is water repellent for a short while. When water is collected on the leather surface, the water will eventually seep through. Just in case the bag gets wet, please take reference from the next Q & A question “Leather Maintenance”.