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5.11 Tactical Rush Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 10,558 reviews

We have checked many thousands of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Rush - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

92% of the reviewers give the 5.11 Tactical Rush a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (11%)
Average (3%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (1%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the 5.11 Tactical Rush:

Reviewers like these things about the 5.11 Tactical Rush

  • According to users, the 5.11 Tactical Rush backpack is a high-performance multipurpose bag that fills multiple roles, from a tactical assault pack to a hunting backpack to an emergency go-bag.
  • Other users pointed out that it has an ample amount of pockets, and each one seems to fit the everyday carry gear perfectly.
  • Testers noted that the bag has a tough fabric between each zipper.
  • Reviewers mentioned that the bag's top grab handle is simply made from military grab nylon webbing.
  • They noticed that its shoulder pads and back panels are nice and cushioned.
  • Users said that the bag is relatively lightweight and fits the body comfortably.
  • Other reviewers also found that it has a roomy main storage area.
  • According to some reviewers, the bag is not too stylish, but solid backpack recommended for daily use.
  • Testers noted that the bag had been a faithful companion on multiple camping and road trips.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A tester said that the small bottom front compartment is quite useless.
  • A reviewer thought that it could be slightly improved.


Crowdsourced specs across all 5.11 Tactical Rush models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.4-4 oz (0.2-1.8 kg)
Length iconLength4-19 in (10-48 cm)
Width2-20 in (5-51 cm)
Height4-18 in (10-46 cm)

Popular Models

5.11 Tactical Rush 72

33% choose the 5.11 Tactical Rush 72

33 %

Weight iconWeight4 oz (1.8 kg)
Length iconLength19 in (48 cm)
Width16 in (41 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

5.11 Tactical Rush 12

29% choose the 5.11 Tactical Rush 12

29 %

Weight iconWeight1 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength6 in (15 cm)
Width18 in (46 cm)
Height11 in (28 cm)

5.11 Tactical Rush Moab 10

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19% choose the 5.11 Tactical Rush Moab 10

19 %

5.11 Tactical Rush 24

19% choose the 5.11 Tactical Rush 24

19 %

Weight iconWeight3 oz (1.4 kg)
Length iconLength7 in (18 cm)
Width20 in (51 cm)
Height12 in (30 cm)

5.11 Tactical Rush 72 vs Rush 12

The two most popular 5.11 Tactical Rush models are the Rush 72 and the Rush 12, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 62% of the people interested in the 5.11 Tactical Rush bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Rush 72 which is choosen by 33% (1.1 times as many as the 29% that choose the Rush 12).

Rush 72Rush 12
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Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Rush 72 is 3 kg (105.8 oz) higher than the weight of the Rush 12.

Rush 72Rush 12

If we look at dimensions, both the Rush 72 and the Rush 12 has the same length (19 in). It's 2 in (5 cm) wider (16 vs. 18 in), while the height of the Rush 72 is 7 in (18 cm) less than the height of the Rush 12 (4 vs. 11 in).

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these 5.11 Tactical Rush features:
  • Water resistant
  • Compression straps
  • Sunglasses pocket

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


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The 5.11 Tactical Rush ranks #1 compared with the other 5.11 Tactical bags.

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The 5.11 Tactical Rush ranks #109 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Loadout Room

The Rush 24 has a lot of perks and no real downside, but that also depends on how you choose to look at it.

Posted 29 January 2018 by Matt - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019