Black Gridwax | Teardrop

  • Our Teardrop pack in a black waxed cotton ripstop.

    The teardrop pack has always been a favorite of ours. We took that classic silhouette and ran with it, giving it some geometry and architectural lines while focusing on comfort and practicality—thematically juxtaposing classic and modern.

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    • 10.10 oz waxed ripstop canvas
    • Black English Bridle leather bottom and accents
    • Black powder coated strap adjusters with mil-spec webbing for quick adjustment
    • Padded ergonomic shoulder straps with leather reinforcement/articulation
    • Padded back with closed cell XPE foam
    • Non-exposed welt construction zips
    • Gusseted front pocket with vertical zip for on-the-go access
    • Dual side pockets
    • Non-obtrusive grab handle
    • Premium Italian Lanfranchi Superlampo™ zips
    • Internal bound seams
    • Approx 7"-12.5"W x 17.75"H x 5.5"D
    • 1000 CU-IN/16.4L

    Cotton canvas that features a waxed finish that has been impregnated into the fabric, resulting in a natural, water-resistant fabric. Historically speaking, waxed canvas is an evolution of oiled sailcloth, which was the result of fisherman observing the fact that wet sails are more efficient than dry sails. Capes were made out of the remnants, resulting in an archetypical waxed slicker.

    Our packs are made from Martexin, a proprietary waxed cotton canvas from Martin Dyeing & Finishing Co (est 1838).


    Vegetable Tanned Leather (Veg Tan, Bark Tan) - Refers to leather that has been tanned using tannin and other ingredients found in tree bark and other vegetable matter. This method of tanning has been in existence for thousands of years. Left un-dyed (natural), this leather will age in color dramatically, specific to it's owner's use. This makes for a very personal product that will evolve along with you. Natural veg tan leather darkens with exposure to sun, natural oils (animal oils applied to condition, oil from your hands, etc), and water.

    Superlampo Zips

    Ubiquitously recognized as one of the best zipper manufacturers in the world. Made in Italy to the finest standards. Premium symmetrical Superlampo tank zips are the absolute créme de la créme of zips.

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