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CARBIDE-8 Sling Backpack

CARBIDE-8 is a minimalist urban backpack convertible to a sling bag. Customizable organization designed for your everyday supplies (EDC) and tech. Stay organized and enjoy unparalleled versatility.

CARBIDE-8 discontinued. QTY limited.

Compact, convertible, and multi-functional design for your everyday carry.

The CARBIDE-8 is a sleek and minimalist 8-liter compact sling backpack that bridges the gap between a backpack and a sling bag. With its quick-adjust straps, it effortlessly converts from a two-shoulder backpack to a sling bag, offering versatility carry based on your preference.

CARBIDE is a versatile everyday carry (EDC) bag that combines versatile organization and durable construction. It is the perfect companion for your daily carry, work, and school. It offers a padded laptop/tablet pocket, allowing you to easily carry your tech essentials. Its orange high-visibility loop interior offers customized organization. The ToughMesh pockets offer additional storage, while the admin organization ensures efficient organization of your everyday items.


Durable and weather resistant. Built to accompany you on your urban adventures.

For extra protection, we use the UrbanBlend™ Nylon-Poly fabric with multi-PU/PC coatings for water resistance, ensuring your belongings stay safe and dry. Combined with a high-visibility ripstop nylon interior, YKK zippers, and military-grade hardware, the CARBIDE is ready for your everyday adventures.

The CARBIDE backpack delivers a compact and minimalist setup while offering durable and padded protection. It combines functionality, style, and durability in a seamless package, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a compact and reliable everyday carry solution.

Total Capacity
8 liters.
Net Weight
1.73 pounds | 785 grams.


  • Overall external measurements: 13.5” (H) x 9” (W) x 4” (D).
  • Front pocket (interior): 12.5” (H) x 9” (W) x 2” (D).
  • Main compartment (interior): 13.5” (H) x 9” (W) x 2.5” (D).
  • Rear pocket (interior): 12.5” (H) x 9” (W).



  • Minimalist everyday carry (EDC) sling for low-profile carry.
  • Single, double or no strap carry with top and side grab handles for flexible carry options.
  • Clamshell opening for quick access to your essentials.
  • FASTab™ access for quick access to your gear.
  • Loop-lined interior for customizable organization and hook and loop accessory compatibility.
  • Admin organization for pens, notepads, and essentials.
  • Tech organization for laptop/netbooks up to 12” (fits iPad 12.9”).
  • ToughMesh™ abrasion-resistant zippered pocket for easy identification of contents.
  • Expandable gear trap for more storage.
  • Total 6 pockets and 5 slots for storage and organization.


  • MADE-IN-USA 500-D MultiCam-Black Cordura nylon 66.
  • 400-D UrbanBlend™ nylon-poly fabric with multi-PU/PC coatings on both sides.
  • 210-D Ripstop nylon with DWR coating (Durable Water Repellent). Hi-visibility, lightweight & water resistant.
  • Durable YKK RC-Class lockable zippers, reversed for protection.
  • Military-grade ITW and UTX-Duraflex hardware made from high tensile strength Acetal polymer.
  • SPARTAN™ molded zipper pulls for easy zipper operations.
  • High tensile strength nylon webbing and tape.
  • Strong stitching with high tensile strength bonded nylon thread. Bartack and Box-and-X stitching for strength & durability.
  • Genuine leather label with embossed logo.
Item Code: 815108
Shipping Weight: 2.30 LBS
MSRP: $121.00 - $131.00
$66.89 - $73.89

Package Width:
12.00 (in)
Package Heigh:
10.00 (in)
Package Dept:
4.00 (in)

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