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Awards  Editors' Choice Award Best Buy Award Top Pick Award Top Pick Award 
Price $17.99 at Amazon$193.95 at Backcountry
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$32.95 at Backcountry
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$32.95 at REI
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Pros Inexpensive, thick durable material, simple design, optional backpack strapsDurable, easy to use, comfortable to haul aroundNearly watertight, durable, lightweight, white interior helps you find thingsLightweight, easy to use, good compression designVery durable, easy to remove backpack straps, oversized capacity, simple metal clips
Cons Prone to leaking, less durable plastic partsExpensive, largeWill leak under duress, no easy carry straps, seams taped not weldedNot for use as a stand-alone bagLeaks if packed improperly, metal hooks take longer to use, tough to keep organized
Bottom Line This model provides a great way to transport damp gear, but does little to prevent on boarding waterThis product keeps out water, no matter how rough and wet things might getQuality protection from splashes and brief submersions for a low priceThis waterproof stuff sack has all the features you need to keep your sleeping bag warm and securely stowedAn easy to use design that's well designed and durable, but overkill for many trips
Rating Categories MARCHWAY Floating 20L Watershed Colorado Duffel Sea to Summit Big River eVent Compression NRS Bill's Bag
Waterproofness (50%)
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10
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Ease Of Use (30%)
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Durability (10%)
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Specs MARCHWAY Floating... Watershed Colorado... Sea to Summit Big... eVent Compression NRS Bill's Bag
Weight (ounces) 14.4oz 4.8oz 8.0 oz 51.2oz 65.6oz
Size We Tested (liters) 20L 75L 35 L 20L 110L
Closure Type Roll-top ZipDry Roll-top Roll-top Roll-top
Included D-Rings? Yes Yes Yes No No
Style Roll-top w/ shoulder straps Duffel Roll-top Roll-top w/ lid and compression straps Roll-top w/ shoulder straps
Material Ripstop tarpaulin Ppolyurethane-coated nylon 420D heavy duty nylon 70D nylon 21oz TobaTex
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