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Direct Action Dust Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 138 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 21 reasons to buy the Dust - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Direct Action Dust:

Reviewers like these things about the Direct Action Dust

  • Several others said that this exceeded their expectations for an overnight backpack for hiking.
  • A lot of users said that its handle is solid, extremely comfortable even with a full bag.
  • A number of owners said that this pack can hold water bottles so well that they rarely use the bladder.
  • Several users like that the fabric is sturdy and the whole pocket it supported by an adjustable strap.
  • Some users said that when the bag is less than full or empty, cinch down the sides and the bag is very stable.
  • Many reviewers said that its zippers are quiet, and the rope by which to grab the zippers are covered in heat shrink plastic.
  • A few users were amazed that main straps are very comfortable and sewn incredibly well, but also lightweight.
  • Many owners said that the smaller pocket is an organizer's dream, a clamshell pocket, giving easy access to all of the features.
  • Several owners like that it easily holds laptops or tablets and keeps it separate from sweat shirt or whatever else carried without having to dig in and out.
  • A lot of users like that they fit what they are made for and do so well.
  • A few users said that handle is all paracord and feels great.
  • Some said that this it's very durable, very tough and can be taken everywhere.
  • Few other owners said that its size is absolutely perfect for a day pack.
  • Other owners said that they like it as it's super sleek on the back, can be expanded to a certain extent or take attachments for larger payloads.
  • some other users said that it's great low.
  • profile urban biking or day bag.
  • Others describe it as very compact and roomy.
  • Some students said they were pleased with it as they use it everyday for school with about 20 pounds in it all the time.
  • Several others love it as everything is easy to access, lightweight & built great.
  • Some owners said that this has made their lives easier in the fire and police departments they work in.
  • Several other said that the bag has a tasteful appearance.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A few users wish they offered a padded waist belt for senior citizens as themselves.
  • Some users complain that it lacks the laser cut molle/pals on the sides of the pack.


vs Direct Action Bags

The Direct Action Dust ranks #3 compared with the other Direct Action bags.

1Direct Action Dragon Egg
Direct Action Dragon Egg
2Direct Action Ghost
Direct Action Ghost
3Direct Action Dust
Direct Action Dust

vs All Bags

The Direct Action Dust ranks #1279 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1277Quiksilver Burst
Quiksilver Burst
1278Direct Action Dust
Direct Action Dust
1279Kelty Coyote
Kelty Coyote
1280Gregory Miwok
Gregory Miwok
1281Mountain Hardwear Zoan
Mountain Hardwear Zoan

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Direct Action Dust vs the Direct Action Dragon Egg.

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Direct Action Dust vs Direct Action Dragon Egg

Direct Action Dust
Direct Action Dust


Based on 138 reviews

  • The Dust is rated somewhat worse than the Dragon Egg.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,316 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Dust is available in these colors:

Only the Dragon Egg is available in these colors:

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Last updated on July 03, 2019