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Osprey Straightjacket Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 270 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 16 reasons to buy the Straightjacket - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

87% of the reviewers give the Osprey Straightjacket a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (16%)
Average (3%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (2%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Osprey Straightjacket:

Reviewers like these things about the Osprey Straightjacket

  • Many reviewers agreed the Osprey Straightjacket is a great compression sack.
  • One satisfied user described it as light,durable,functionable,perfect for backpacking or any kind of travel.
  • Some owners thought the oblong shape of the pack makes packing easy.
  • Hikers liked how the generously placed straps allow them to take any extra space out of the bag and to better mold around oddly shaped food items and containers.
  • One reviewer who used the bag for a trip noted how the handles and straps allow you to compress items enough to make more room.
  • Many travelers liked how easy it is to compress large jackets without having to push and squeeze them in.
  • Campers liked how this bag reduces the size of sleeping bags.
  • One hiker exclaimed this compression sack does the job perfectly.
  • Users love the silky texture feature of the bag which makes it easy to slide into backpacks or waterproof duffels.
  • One reviewer liked how the bag is able to compress bulky items and still make it accessible.
  • Users praise the zippers for making it easy to get to everything without pulling it all out.
  • A camper was amazed with how it perfectly fits the poles, the tent and the rain fly with room to spare and compressed nicely.
  • One reviewer described the pack as super light weight, tough as nails in terms of zipper strength and compression straps.
  • Users highly recommend this bag for anyone traveling or camping.
  • One reviewer who drove through several rain storms using this bag described it as water-resistant and extremely durable.
  • One who've used the bag for a while thought this bag was a great innovation.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • One reviewer thought it was so light weight that he was afraid to put it under much tension.
  • One user finds the bag overpriced and underengineered.


Crowdsourced specs across all Osprey Straightjacket models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.1 oz (0 kg)
Length iconLength8 in (20 cm)
Width6 in (15 cm)
Height15 in (38 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Osprey Straightjacket features:
  • Water resistant
  • Waterproof
  • Seam taped

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


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The Osprey Straightjacket ranks #53 compared with the other Osprey bags.

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The Osprey Straightjacket ranks #719 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 03, 2019