Direct Action Small Messenger Tactical Bag Review

Even though you’re not a military personnel, maybe you just like to have a tactical looking bag. In that situation, you can use the Direct Action Small Messenger Tactical Bag as your EDC bag.

The bag is made of tough 500D Cordura and comes with many great features. Here are our pros:

  • The bag is DWR coated which means it’s protected against the elements
  • The bag is lightweight and versatile
  • You may use this in many various situations
  • The bag is a compact messenger bag designed for Military &Law Enforcement operators
  • There is one external zipper for easier and faster access to the main compartment
  • You don’t have to lift up the flap to get to the main compartment, simply use the main zipper
  • There is an efficient Molle/Pals system which helps you organize and customize the bag accordingly to your needs and likings
  • The bag is lightweight
  • It’s easy to carry this around as it’s snag-free
  • The bag repels water
  • The bag is made of long lasting Cordura fabric
  • There are many color/camo options to choose from
  • The bag is Kryptek, PenCott, Multicam and Nir (Near-Infrared) treated. This helps detection with night vision
  • Here is a low profile for the bag
  • This is a great EDC bag for the outdoor fans also
  • This is a heavy duty bag that may accommodate you 11” laptop, tablet, iPad etc.
  • This may be use as a solid base for your BOB (bug out bag)
  • The price is amazing for the high quality you get
  • There are some pockets for a better storage of your items
  • The main compartment is lined with Velcro which helps you add more gear (holsters or magazine pouches)
  • The padded sleeve compartment stores securely your laptop or any other electrical device
  • The large flap secures the bag
  • You may also fasten the bag with buckles or Velcro
  • The inners side of the flap features a clear vinyl pocket
  • There is also a flat zippered compartment on the outside of the flap
  • The body side of the bag features a flat zippered compartment
  • The shoulder strap features a non-slip pad
  • The shoulder strap is also adjustable
  • The bag has a modular look thanks to the laser-cut Molle/Pals system
  • The Molle/Pal system also doesn’t attract water
  • There are glove friendly YKK zippers all over the bag
  • The shoulder strap is removable
  • There is a removable waist strap
  • The waist strap secures the bad during movement
  • There is good stitching all over the bag
  • There is easy access to all compartments

The downsides of this bag aren’t many, but we need to mention them. So here are the cons:

  • The bag could use more pockets on the side
  • The shoulder strap could be wider
  • The bag could use more padding for the shoulder strap in order to give more comfort

All in all, this is an efficient EDC bag that may be used in everyday life or military missions just as well.

See its pricing and reviews on Amazon.

Robert Dwayne

Robert Dwayne

To say that I am an outdoors enthusiast is probably an understatement. I am hyper passionate about everything outdoors: hiking, survival, hunting. On this website I am sharing my stories and experiences, and I hope you'll find inspiration to take up your own adventures!