I have seen the other gear bags available but I have never seen the Javelin ones. I am not looking for a really large bag. Instead I would like something like a backpack or cover for when I travel and store my rig.
I am an airline pilot. I jumpseat all the time (fly for free in uniform as a crewmember) and it does not look good when a pilot in uniform boards a plane wearing a parachute. Im looking for something more like a backpack that makes it a little more subtile.
I know the next thing someone will say is put it in your carry-on. However, I dont check bags because I'm not a paying passenger and I need my carry-on for my clothes and other gear.
Javelin makes 3 sizes of gear bags and I would like to see what they look like before I buy.
I already have the big ones that store all my crap.
For carry on purposes I highly suggest looking at regular back packs or daypacks/hiking backpacks that just fit youf rig. They will be smaller in dimensions and more comfortable lugging around the airport. I use an old eagle creek backpacking pack I have. works perfect and is smaller than any other gear bag.
Sky Train by Redoxx. Can't beat the quality! I bought one of their bags and thought it looked very well built, same materials and methods as a rig. i mentioned that when i was asking them about something. They told me that the company was founded by a couple of ex military riggers.
it's not a rig bag as such, but it doesn look quite professional, is available in many colors, it's a max-carry on size and it will last you for ever.