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Vanquest Javelin Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 27 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 11 reasons to buy the Javelin - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

99% of the reviewers give the Vanquest Javelin a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (74%)
Good (25%)
Average (0%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Vanquest Javelin:

Reviewers like these things about the Vanquest Javelin

  • Many reviewers commend the Vanquest Javelin pack for its asymmetrical design safely stores the gear upright and sideways.
  • Reviewers praised organization capabilities of the bag, and everything is easy to find.
  • Testers pointed out that the pack carries weight well.
  • Some users thought that the bag could hold a lot of gear.
  • Reviewers noted that it is made of tough materials.
  • Other reviewers felt that the bag is a great all-around pack.
  • Reviewers pointed out the presence of a shoulder strap with denser foam padding.
  • They noticed that it is well thought out.
  • Several testers also indicated that it is compact yet roomy.
  • Other users found that it has a very high-quality stitching.
  • Testers pointed out that its extra-large S-zipper opening gives easy access to the inside.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that its single shoulder strap is not reversible.
  • A tester said that the bag padding is not adjustable.


Crowdsourced specs across all Vanquest Javelin models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight2.9 oz (1.3 kg)
Length iconLength17 in (43 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

Popular Models

Vanquest Javelin Vslinger

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83% choose the Vanquest Javelin Vslinger

83 %

Vanquest Javelin 3.0

17% choose the Vanquest Javelin 3.0

17 %

Weight iconWeight2.9 oz (1.3 kg)
Length iconLength17 in (43 cm)
Width11 in (28 cm)
Height9 in (23 cm)

Vanquest Javelin vslinger vs Javelin 3.0

The two most popular Vanquest Javelin models are the Javelin vslinger and the Javelin 3.0, so let's compare them:

The Javelin vslinger

Popularity and Prices

In total, 100% of the people interested in the Vanquest Javelin bags choose one of these two models. The most popular choice is the Javelin vslinger which is choosen by 83% (4.9 times as many as the 17% that choose the Javelin 3.0).

Javelin vslingerJavelin 3.0
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vs Vanquest Bags

The Vanquest Javelin ranks #2 compared with the other Vanquest bags.

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vs All Bags

The Vanquest Javelin ranks #453 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Vanquest Javelin vs the Maxpedition Sitka.

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Vanquest Javelin vs Maxpedition Sitka

Vanquest Javelin
Vanquest Javelin

Based on 27 reviews
Weight: 2.9 oz

Maxpedition Sitka
Maxpedition Sitka


Based on 1,032 reviews

Weight: 2.2 oz

  • The Javelin is rated about the same as the Sitka.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 1,059 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Javelin is 32% heavier than the biggest Sitka (2.9 oz vs 2.2 oz).

Only the Sitka is available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

Black Owl Outdoors

Posted 8 September 2013

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Last updated on July 03, 2019