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ATD1 Backpack is a Carry Award Finalist - Vote it NOW!

We are honored to announce that ATD1 Backpack is one of the finalists in the seventh edition of Carryology Carry Awards, in the Best Carry On Bag category.We now need your vote! It only take less than a minute and no registration is requested: just click HERE, scroll down and click the circle under the ATD1 picture. That's it!Designing, testing, sampling and bringing this product to life has been a huge journey: let's try to achieve this goal as well, with your help.Thank you! Michele

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ATD1 Backpack and Padded Belt - 2nd production run: Pre-order is OPEN!

The best part of this whole experience were the tons of great feedback we received about the pack: it’s great to see actual users appreciate its construction and its unique approach to volume expandability versatility. ATD1 sold out quickly and, since we received lots of enquiries about its restock, we are happy to announce a second production run. Pre-orders are now open and you can purchase your ATD1 backpack HERE and the belt HERE. One of the things we pride of is our raw materials acquisition process: we don't have them ordered and stocked by a manufacturing partner as some big brand does, but all of them are collected dealing directly with each suppliers and finally sent to the manufacturing facility (or...

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ATD1 Production Update 3 - Making of the ultimate travel and EDC backpack

At the very end of 2018, the laser-cutting machine had some unexpected issues and we had to wait for it to be repaired. This forced us to postpone our work on fabrics and waste a couple of weeks.  We took advantage of that waiting time to cut all webbing, sew all the webbing parts, improve the building process, make some sewing templates for the back panel and print invoices and shipping documents to avoid wastes of time during the last stage of the game.   Templates for back panel stitching.   Sternum Straps in progress. That bartacker is working hard on this project!   As we now approach to the Finish line, the packs are finally taking their final shape. There is always...

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ATD1 - Padded Belt

  ATD1 backpack comes with a removable 1' / 25mm hip belt to stabilize the pack during active use, but some of our backers reached out to us asking for an additional full size, padded hip belt to actually bear the load and transfer pack's weight on the hips. The plan was to work on this belt after ATD1 delivery, but we thought that it would be awesome for those who want it to have it with the pack. So, while the packs are in production at our manufacturing partner facility, we developed a padded hip belt made out of 10mm closed cell Evazote50 and Cordura® 500den, featuring 2' (50mm) webbing and buckle, that fits in ATD1's back panel lumbar loop using...

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