Dry Pak Waterproof Duffel Bag - Blue - XL
|DP-D2BL||Waterproof Duffel Bag, Blue, X-Large|
Most zippered duffels are water resistant at best. These roll top Dry Pak duffels take waterproof to a whole new level. Shut out water by rolling down the top a few times and snapping the side release buckles together. Unroll and open to enjoy the huge tapered access opening on top. Items are easy to pack and easy to retrieve. There's a convenient water resistant zippered pocket with storm flap on each side, one clear, one opaque. Quality manufactured from extra heavy-duty vinyl/polyester laminate with electronically welded seams; there are no leaky sewn seams to seal. The molded bottom adds structure and protection to contents. The high end plastic hardware ensures long life. The shoulder strap is removable, adjustable and padded for comfort and convenience. Great for boating, paddlesports, camping and scent proof storage for hunting.
(30 x 14 x 15 in. closed, 6,712 cu. In., 110 liter)
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