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Maxpedition Falcon Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

4.33
based on 753 reviews


We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 26 reasons to buy the Falcon - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


88% of the reviewers give the Maxpedition Falcon a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (74%)
Good (14%)
Average (6%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (2%)



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Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Maxpedition Falcon:

Reviewers like these things about the Maxpedition Falcon

  • Many owners agree that the Maxpedition Falcon is a durable, ergonomic and intelligently designed bag.
  • Some users love how the shape, padded shoulder straps, sturdy sternum and waist support make it comfortable to wear even when hauling heavy gear.
  • A lot of reviewers thought the sternum suspension belt helps distribute weight evenly throughout upper body.
  • Some hikers love how they can pack it up and press it down with front & side compression straps.
  • Many campers find it surprisingly spacious with room to accommodate camping essentials and huge water reservoirs.
  • Others like how the dual-directional zippers expand the main compartment into a full clamshell opening.
  • Some owners particularly like its teflon fabric protector for grime resistance and easy maintenance.
  • Others find it a perfect size for a carry on.
  • Some appreciate how they can add lots of accessories in the molly webbing.
  • Others are glad to find it water bladder compatible.
  • Some reviewers find it clean and compact.
  • A number of users said that the bag's material, stitching, and construction is unbelievably solid.
  • Many users are amazed with the craftmanship of the bag.
  • Others said that it looks firm and does not sag even when full.
  • Some users who have taken it to hiking, camping and biking are so glad with how it held up majestically.
  • One reviewer described it as small enough to carry it anywhere, sturdy enough to take a beating, and modular enough to customize it to any situation.
  • Others particularly thought the carry handle on top is well constructed and looks like it should last.
  • A lot of users love how this backpack keeps everything well-organized and right at their fingertips.
  • Others find the stitching flawless.
  • One user said that everything about the bag is substantial, from the fabric, zippers, straps.
  • Some reviewers laud how the compression straps work beautifully, cinching everything in place so nothing gets jostled around and the pack stays compact yet able to expand as needed.
  • Others love how the additional strap ends can be tucked away into the MOLLE loops if they like a managed neat pack.
  • Some reviewers find the square flat base nice for setting bag down and maintaining stable position.
  • One user thought that the rigid material is a plus for protecting the gadgets in the bag.
  • Others find the compartmentalization great.
  • Some also love the two cargo straps on the bottom which work for a sleeping bag or blanket.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complain about the strong chemical smell of the bag.
  • Others find the stitching uneven.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Maxpedition Falcon models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.2-2.6 oz (0.5-1.2 kg)
Length iconLength10 in (25 cm)
Width8-12 in (20-30 cm)
Height18-19 in (46-48 cm)





Popular Models


Maxpedition Falcon Ii

80% choose the Maxpedition Falcon Ii

80 %


Specs
Weight iconWeight2.6 oz (1.2 kg)
Length iconLength10 in (25 cm)
Width8 in (20 cm)
Height19 in (48 cm)


Maxpedition Falcon Iii

20% choose the Maxpedition Falcon Iii

20 %
Colors and combinations:

Green
Grey


Specs
Weight iconWeight1.2 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength10 in (25 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height18 in (46 cm)




Maxpedition Falcon II vs Falcon iii


The two most popular Maxpedition Falcon models are the Falcon II and the Falcon iii, so let's compare them:

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Maxpedition Falcon bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Falcon II which is choosen by 80% (4 times as many as the 20% that choose the Falcon iii).

Falcon IIFalcon iii
Most popular

Weight and dimensions

The weight of the Falcon II is 1.4 kg (49.4 oz) higher than the weight of the Falcon iii.

Falcon IIFalcon iii
Lightest

If we look at dimensions, both the Falcon II and the Falcon iii has the same length (10 in). It's 4 in (10 cm) wider (8 vs. 12 in), while the height is the same (both 19 in).




Rankings


vs Maxpedition Bags

The Maxpedition Falcon ranks #3 compared with the other Maxpedition bags.

Top 10% Maxpedition bag

1Maxpedition Jumbo
4.46
Maxpedition Jumbo
2Maxpedition Fatboy
4.33
Maxpedition Fatboy
3Maxpedition Falcon
4.33
Maxpedition Falcon
4Maxpedition Testudo
4.30
Maxpedition Testudo
5Maxpedition Vulture
4.26
Maxpedition Vulture

vs All Bags

The Maxpedition Falcon ranks #336 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 20% bag

334Vertx Commuter
4.33
Vertx Commuter
335Maxpedition Falcon
4.33
Maxpedition Falcon
336Baggallini Weekender
4.33
Baggallini Weekender
337Brahmin Asher
4.33
Brahmin Asher
338Oakley Voyage
4.33
Oakley Voyage



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Maxpedition Falcon vs 6 other, similar bags.

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Maxpedition Falcon vs Maxpedition Condor


Maxpedition Falcon
Maxpedition Falcon

4.33
BEST
Based on 753 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.2-2.6 oz
Price: $$


Maxpedition Condor
Maxpedition Condor

4.15

Based on 495 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.75 oz
Price: $$

  • The Falcon is rated a little bit better than the Condor.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,248 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Falcon is 49% heavier than the biggest Condor (2.6 oz vs 1.75 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Green
Brown




Maxpedition Falcon vs Maxpedition Kodiak


Maxpedition Falcon
Maxpedition Falcon

4.33
BEST
Based on 753 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.2-2.6 oz
Price: $$


Maxpedition Kodiak
Maxpedition Kodiak

4.25

Based on 345 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 2.2-3 oz
Price:

  • The Falcon is rated a little bit better than the Kodiak.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,098 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Falcon is 15% lighter than the biggest Kodiak (2.6 oz vs 3 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Green
Brown




Maxpedition Falcon vs Maxpedition Typhoon


Maxpedition Falcon
Maxpedition Falcon

4.33
BEST
Based on 753 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.2-2.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Falcon is rated a bit better than the Typhoon.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 848 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Falcon is available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Green
Brown




Maxpedition Falcon vs Maxpedition Vulture


Maxpedition Falcon
Maxpedition Falcon

4.33
BEST
Based on 753 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.2-2.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Falcon is rated a little bit better than the Vulture.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 941 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Falcon is available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Green
Brown




Maxpedition Falcon vs Maxpedition Xantha


Maxpedition Falcon
Maxpedition Falcon

4.33
BEST
Based on 753 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.2-2.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Falcon is rated better than the Xantha.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 773 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Falcon is available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Green
Brown




Maxpedition Falcon vs Maxpedition Zafar


Maxpedition Falcon
Maxpedition Falcon

4.33
BEST
Based on 753 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.2-2.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Falcon is rated a bit better than the Zafar.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 768 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Falcon is available in these colors:
Grey
Black
Green
Brown







Selected Reviews


Mil-spec Monkey

It is a heavy duty pack that can be hauled for daily commuters. The good number of organization pockets are an advantage to the pack.

Posted 22 April 2007 by DJ Monkeyboy - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019