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Patagonia Half Mass Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

We have checked a few reviews and found 12 reasons to buy the Half Mass - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Patagonia Half Mass:

Reviewers like these things about the Patagonia Half Mass

  • According to users, the Patagonia Half Mass is a fantastic bag if laptop protection is the highest priority.
  • Reviewers noted that the padding on its main strap utilizes breathable mesh padding.
  • Testers said that it is easy to slide around and is symmetrical for use over right or left shoulders.
  • Other testers found out that its stabilizing strap can be configured more like a hip belt rather than T-strap.
  • Users discovered that the pack is more comfortable and secure when riding bikes.
  • Reviewers noted that the briefcase style handle is padded and super ergonomic.
  • Other reviewers pointed out the presence of two external pockets that can be accessed without opening the flap.
  • They noticed that it is a great size for quick around-town ventures.
  • Several testers also indicated that its zippered flap pocket is an excellent place to store things that needed to be retrieved quickly such as ID cards.
  • Several users noted the presence of water bottle pocket on the side completes the external organization scheme.
  • Other reviewers also found that the back of the bag is supported with rigid foam and keeps documents wrinkle free.
  • Users discovered that the back of its laptop sleeve is padded with a thick piece of foam, providing rigidity and structure to the back of the bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that its side pouches on the bag aren’t large enough.
  • A tester had an issue with its difficulty in adjusting the shoulder strap.

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Patagonia Half Mass vs the Osprey FlapJack.

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Patagonia Half Mass vs Osprey FlapJack

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  • The Half Mass is rated quite a lot worse than the FlapJack.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 155 reviews of the two bags.

Only the FlapJack is available in these colors:

Bag ID 35024. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 03, 2019