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Contingency Duffel 45L

Regular price $182.99


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This carry-on-compatible hauler will serve you well whether you’re headed for your WOD or jetting to an assignment. Its robust construction will hold up under oversize loads and curbside abuse while the organization features keep everything where you put it, including a few surprises. Ample VELCRO® Brand loop panels allow you to position Tactigami holsters and accessories carriers where you decide. The large end pocket conceals the Rapid Access weapon sleeve which accommodates weapons and other cargo up to 20 inches long. Access to the main compartment is gained through a large U-shaped flap that can open all the way to the bottom for use as a cleaning/organizing surface or changing mat. Like the main compartment, a full-length outside pocket features mesh and fabric pockets, including admin organization and VELCRO® Brand loop wall panels. The carry straps can be configured three ways so you can quickly go from the basic luggage grip to hands-free pack mode to weave-through-the-crowd sling set-up without missing a step. Your stuff is important, treat it that way by carrying it in the Contingency Duffel 45L.

Tech Specs


OUTSIDE DIMENSIONS - 12" H, 23" L x 12" W



- Main fabric is 600D polyester

- Bottom and lower sides are 1,200D polyester with wipe-clean finish

- Lining is 420D nylon

- VELCRO® Brand loop panels


- Zipper lock snaps on top flap prevent it from opening more than desired

- Bonded nylon thread throughout with critical seams and attachment points bartacked for extra durability

- YKK® self-repairing nylon coil zippers throughout

- VELCRO® Brand loop for top-of-the-line retention of Tactigami™ and other hook and loop-compatible accessories

- End pocket with Rapid Access Pull for quick access to padded weapon sleeve and loop faced panel for Tactigami™ and other hook ad loop-compatible accessories

- Weapon sleeve is padded on all sides to prevent printing

- Large U-shaped top access opening

Top flap converts to a cleaning, organizational or changing mat

- Main compartment has impact-protective padding on bottom and two sides, a full loop lined wall for Tactigami™ accessories (sold separately) and three large zippered abrasion-resistant mesh gear pockets

- Full-length zippered broadside compartment has a loop lined wall, four large drop-in organizer pockets, four pen/flashlight slots, a zippered mesh pocket and a keyring clip

- Large zippered end pockets

- Multirole padded carry straps morph from two pack straps to a single sling or hand carry strap

- Low-profile heavy-duty padded handles at each end

- Durable mesh ID window


Limited Warranty: Vertx branded products covered by this warranty are warranted to the original owner against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for the 2 years on bags and packs and 1 year on apparel. This warranty applies to all Vertx branded products except product marked as not covered by warranty on the product’s packaging, hangtag and/or label, and product purchased from an unauthorized dealer or seller.

If your product covered by this warranty fails due to a manufacturing defect, we will repair it without charge, or replace it, at our discretion. Only original, unaltered and unmodified items and workmanship are covered. This warranty does not cover damage caused by accident, improper care, negligence, normal wear and tear, or the natural breakdown of colors and materials over extended time and use.

The products eligible for the limited warranty are covered to the original owner, for the period specified above.

About the Brand

The Vertx story started when a top federal agency directly requested a more functional, comfortable and versatile low profile tactical pant. Leveraging over 175 years of experience, the Fechheimer Brothers Company worked side-by-side with operators to develop the industry’s first tactical pant that combined superior functionality with a low visual profile.

After an incredible reception by the industry, Vertx continued to utilize world-class designers to develop low profile apparel, tactical garments and low profile concealed carry bags and packs. Today, Vertx is trusted by the nation’s top operators and prepared professionals for our innovative designs, functionality, fit and versatility.

As Vertx looks to the future, they stand ready to work side-by-side with today's prepared professionals to continue to design, develop and offer the best and most innovative products possible.

Adaptable Carry Options

The Vertx Contingency Duffel 45L is designed to adapt to your carrying preferences, boasting multi-role padded carry straps that can be effortlessly adjusted from basic hand-carry mode to backpack or sling configurations. This dexterity allows you to tailor the carrying style to your comfort and needs, making maneuvering through crowded places much easier.

Rapid Access Pull and Weapon Sleeve

Stealth and convenience are key for certain expeditions. The Contingency Duffel features an end pocket with a Rapid Access Pull that unveils a padded weapon sleeve. The sleeve is cushioned on all sides to prevent printing and can safely house weapons or cargo up to 22 inches long. This feature ensures that your equipment is not only concealed but also readily accessible.

Convertible Top Flap for Versatility

Imagine having an organizing surface or changing mat anywhere you go. The Contingency Duffel's large U-shaped top access opening boasts a convertible top flap that can lay flat, transforming into a handy surface for cleaning gear, organizing items, or even as a changing mat. The portability and versatility of this feature make it ideal for a wide range of activities.

Optimal Organization Features

Never lose track of your gear. The Contingency Duffel's main compartment has impact-protective padding and contains three large zippered mesh pockets alongside a full loop-lined wall compatible with Tactigami™ accessories. The full-length zippered side compartment further boasts organizational pockets, slots for pens or flashlights, and a keyring clip, ensuring everything has its place. This enables a high level of personalization in organizing and accessing your gear, adapting the bag to the demands of your mission or adventure.

Rugged and Durable Construction

Reliability is crucial when selecting a travel companion. The Contingency Duffel is built with resilience in mind. Constructed with 600D polyester main fabric, a 1,200D polyester bottom with a wipe-clean finish, and a 420D nylon lining, it's built to last. Additionally, the bag features YKK self-repairing nylon coil zippers and bonded nylon thread with reinforced seams and attachment points, ensuring it withstands rough handling and heavy loads.

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