ITS Discreet Messenger Bag
The ITS Discreet Messenger Bag represents 5 years of design, production and fielding of messenger bags for the US market. This iteration combines everything we’ve learned into one of the most rugged, dependable and modular messenger bags ever created.
We went back to the drawing board to create our modularity and succeeded in increasing the versatility of what the market has to offer. By combining the bag's four expandable interior SnapPockets™ with our optional ITS Zip Bags, we’ve developed a way to easily swap the contents of what you carry, based on the inevitability of your changing requirements. The side SnapPockets™ are perfect for a Nalgene or similar sized water bottles as well.
Our Zip Bags can fit anything from the cables you need to power your devices, to first aid or trauma equipment needed to stay in the fight.
In addition, the loop VELCRO® brand fastener-lined main interior facilitates adding any hook backed accessory, including the optional ITS Tech Sleeve for padded protection of laptops and tablets, the optional ITS Holster Insert for discreet off-body cary of a sidearm and spare magazine, or the optional ITS Shock Cord Insert for accessories.
Genuine Martexin Weather Resistant Waxed Canvas and a nylon pack-cloth interior is used throughout the bag and the pass through zipper in the front flap allows quick access to the interior. True to form, we’ve also included a hidden pocket, concealed by a front flap that can be tucked into the hidden pocket, exposing loop for identification if desired.
Handmade in Texas, USA and Berry Amendment Compliant.
- Genuine Martexin Weather Resistant Waxed Canvas
- Genuine YKK Zipper
- Hidden Pocket for Tuck-Away Cover and Concealed Front Loop Panel
- AustriAlpin COBRA™ Buckles for Rugged Durability
- Pass Through Zipper for Quick Access to Bag Interior Via Right or Left Hand Paracord Pull
- Four Expandable Interior SnapPockets™, Lined for Increased Visibility
- Modularity with Optional ITS Zip Bags in Matching Canvas Colorways
- Loop Lined Bag Interior for Attachment of Optional Hook-Backed Accessories
- Continuous 2" Shoulder Strap with Hidden Independent Side Adjustments
- Grab Handle for Off-Body Carry
- Removable and Adjustable Waist Strap for Added Stability During Movement or Luggage Attachment
- Available in Surplus Green and Wolf Grey Colorways
- Measures 15" wide x 11" tall x 4" deep (average dimensions, bag will expand/contract)
- Weighs 3 lbs. Naked
- Carry On Approved For All Airlines (fits under seats)
- Made in Texas with 100% U.S. Materials
*Martexin Waxed Canvas will show signs of distressing, this is a natural feature of the material and does not affect the integrity of the fabric. We also feel this adds to the "discreet" nature of the bag.
*ITS Zip Bags, Tech Sleeve, Holster Insert and Shock Cord are available to purchase separately and do not come included with the purchase of an ITS Discreet Messenger Bag.
*COBRA is a registered US trademark of AUSTRIALPIN
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Everything I expected and more
I am very pleased with this purchase. It's hard to get an idea of what this bag is like simply from pictures and the presentation video. But I risked it anyway and I can say that the build quality is amazing, I'm confident this bag will serve me well for many years to come.
I purchased a "factory seconds" discreet messenger bag about 3 weeks ago and so far have zero complaints. I knew what to expect with waxed canvas, as I have other bags of this material and have even waxed some of them myself. It's incredibly heavy-duty and should last a very long time. The bag is a great size for both work and personal use. For work I carry a 15" laptop, various other electronics, chargers, cords, etc, and it holds everything. The external pocket/pouch system works very well to organize various load outs, but the system also helps open up space in the inside/main pocket of the bag. Personally, we recently took my 9 month old son to Disney theme parks, and the bag was perfect for carrying many of the essential, random type items we needed. A couple of other notes - I have not yet used the bag for off-body carry, although I purchased the holster. The quick access zipper should lend itself to working well for this function. Also, I haven't been able to find the flaw that made the bag "factory seconds." I've looked, but can't find anything egregious enough to definitively say that it was the issue. Overall the quality of the materials and build are excellent. I'm also looking forward to the bag "wearing in" as I think it will look even better once it's worn and weathered. All in all, the bag was exactly what I was looking for, and I consider it money well-spent!
Favorite bag of all
It took me a while to decide to buy this bag and once it arrived I realized I should have bought it sooner. I travel with it everywhere and remain the true grey man. Currently, it carries my laptop, a KelTec Sub2k and four extra mags. I bought the zip pouches at the same time and the versatility and organization they provide is awesome! No one gives me a second look anywhere I am with this bag. The ability to hide my patches when in snowflake territory is very nice! A very very well made bag perfectly suited for EDC use! I do wish there were some better options from ITS for mag retention inside the bag that matched the fabric and color. The pistol holster offered is a good idea but the rough part of the velco tends to scuff and scratch my ccw
Well built, thought out and wish I’dpulled the trigger long ago
I like this bag. It is really solidly built and well thought out. The modularity is excellent and allows you to tailor the set up to your needs. It is not a huge bag but the modularity seems to increase its capacity. Really, really good bag. I’ve been eyeballing this thing for a while and i wish I would have bought one long ago. I would have saved so much money if I’d have bought this bag instead of buying several less expensive and not-so-great bags instead.