[NRA 2018] Elite Survival Systems Concealed Carry Active-Wear

Rachel Y
by Rachel Y

Bryan Bogue, president of Elite Survival Systems brought several concealed carry options to the US Concealed Carry Association Expo (USCCAE) and to NRA 2018 recently. Among the vast number of options in the ESS booth were the marathon gun bag and Smokescreen G2 backpack.

Marathon Gunpack

The patented Marathon GunPack (shown as the featured image above) is both a concealed carry pack and a hydration belt. It comes in 2 sizes (regular or large) and is constructed of ballistic nylon and neoprene (making it water-resistant). The adjustable belt includes a quick-release buckle and can accommodate most waist sizes. 2 water bottles fit on either side of the pack.

The regular sized pack can accommodate most micro pistols (G42 and smaller). The large pack fits most compact pistols, including the Glock 19, S&W Shield, and Walther PPS, and similar firearms. An adjustable velcro holster keeps the firearm in place. The front zippered compartment fits most smartphones and has a soft divider to protect the phone from other contents as well as a wire routing port for earbuds

The Marathon GunPack is available in Black/Grey, Black/Blue, and Black/Neon Green with an MSRP of $59.95.

This video shows the Marathon GunPack in action:

Smokescreen G2 Backpack

The Smokescreen G2 Backpack (shown below) has all of the looks and feel of the “Grey Man” backpack and doesn’t appear “tactical” to the average layperson. However, inside the hidden holster compartment, the customer can conceal almost any compact handgun with ease.

The Smokescreen G2 backpack has a non-tactical exterior to prevent anyone from "knowing" that the person carrying the backpack is also concealing a firearm.

The backpack is of sturdy construction with a carry handle, soft lining, laptop sleeve and is lightweight. The TwinWing™ frame and pass-through holster compartment allows comfortable, ambidextrous draw and carry. Segmented foam panels on back distribute weight and create ventilation between the pack and carrier regardless of carrying angle.

The Smokescreen G2 backpack is available in black/gray, coyote/olive, indigo/brown with an MSRP of $132.95.

Learn more about Elite Survival Systems via their website at www.elitesurvival.com.

Rachel Y
Rachel Y

Rachel Young is a 4x Best Selling Author. She and her husband John co-own an FFL/SOT showroom and machine shop in Tennessee, specializing in ARs, AR parts, and AR accessories.

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  • Mark Chavendish Mark Chavendish on May 08, 2018

    I've purchased a few of these from Amazon and Aliexpress, first one about 5 years ago. I had to epoxy the headphone hole closed because it lets too much sweat in. Search for '
    'Finish it! Gear' they're like $10

  • BillyOblivion BillyOblivion on May 19, 2018

    Camelbak did the fanny pack thing better about 20 years ago: http://www.stripersonline.c... http://www.stripersonline.c...

    Best one I've ever seen--low profile, clearly NOT a CCW pack :), had the pistol tight in against the belt in a velcro compartment, and 2 separate compartments for other stuff.

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