See how the BAD Bags stack up against one another

BAD bags stacked on top of one another
Model Length Width Depth Volume Liters
Micro* 10.5” 7.5” 5” 400 cu. in. 6.6L
#1.5 17” 10” 9” 1550 cu. in 25.4L
#2 19” 11.5” 9” 1850 cu. in 30.3L
#3 21” 13” 10” 2800 cu. in 46L
#4 25” 16” 13” 4200 cu. in 69L
#5 28” 18” 14” 5200 cu. in 85.2L
#8 36” 18” 14” 7800 cu. in 128L

*Micro Bag not shown

Anatomy of a BAD Bag

Why are BAD BAGS the Best American Duffel? Because we craft them with the best materials available. And we construct them to extreme tolerances. Hey, we travel too! We don’t want a bag to fall apart. Ever.


CORDURA® nylon

Rugged but soft 1,000-denier ballistic CORDURA® nylon fabric, urethane-coated for water resistance. A rain/stain repellent is added to the exterior of the fabric

Durable seams


and taped seams throughout.



Nickel-plated, welded, no-rust hardware that will never let you down.

Lasting quality


Two-inch, 6,000-pound break-strength seat-belt webbing used throughout each bag to ensure longevity, strength, and uniform weight distribution.

Cross-stitched and


Handles and stress points are reinforced with cross-stitching and box-stitching, ensuring extreme durability.

Big Zips

Trustworthy hardware

Beefy #10 YKK zippers: rugged enough to zip even when overstuffed.

Plus such nice touches as:

Flat-bottomed construction for stable, easy loading.

A large clamshell opening to make packing and viewing items or, loading bulky items easily.

Number 3 Duffel Bag Side Pocket Zipper View

Large, truly lockable zipper pulls help keep everyone honest, and ensure that all your gear arrives with you. Plus they’re easy to use even when you’re wearing mittens.

Two inside pockets running along the length on each side to keep your gear organized. The SP Model adds two outside pockets.

Number 2 Duffel Bag Side Pocket

A wide, soft leather grip with a snap closure pulls the two main handles together and provides all-weather performance, wet or dry.


The wide, clip-on padded shoulder strap with swivel snap hooks that won't gouge your shoulder.

Number 2 Duffel Bag Side Pocket

Sewn-on leather ID holder.

Compression straps with Fastex® side-release buckles and lash patches com press your load and allow you to lash items like tent poles, rod cases, and foam pads to the outside of the bag.

The BAD BAG #1.5 “Baby Bad” has a built-in bag in the bottom for storing shoes or dirty clothes after your trip to the gym. The #2 has the shoe bag as well as one inside zippered pocket.