We’ve checked out several Veto Pro Pac products in the past and found their tool bags to be incredibly rugged and durable. We’ve already looked at the Veto Pro Pac MC and found it to be exceptional, making us curious about any new product to cross the manufacturing line. They also do a great job of providing convenient and well-thought-out storage areas for tools. Their Veto Pro Pac Tech Pac Backpack came up next on our list.
Comparing the Veto Pro Pac Tech Pac Backpack
One thing they are not is lightweight. If you want that, check out the Milwaukee jobsite backpack or the Klein Tools Tradesman Pro Organizer backpack. Both weigh less than the overbuilt Veto Pro Pac. When Veto Pro Pac announced its new Tech Pac tool backpack, we reached for the scale.
The Veto Pro Pac Tech Pac Backpack weighs a full 9 pounds empty. For the quality you get with this über-durable backpack, you might overlook the extra weight. One thing we couldn’t help notice was that the Tech Pack backpack uses a waterproof base. It’s similar to their other bags. It also has the hard center panel and the same level of construction as Veto’s other bags.
Two Shoulders Better Than One
Weight issues aside, one thing you can’t deny is that carrying your tools on two shoulders is going to be better than one—for that fact alone, the Veto Pro Pac Tech Pac Backpack Tool Bag is going to be a hot item for many tradesmen. The design seems well-suited for those who need to climb or otherwise work in elevated areas. The backpack seems like a safer way to transport tools. It also makes a lot of sense in cases where you need to carry your tools around in locations where the truck isn’t readily accessible. If you’re going to haul a bunch of tools on the job site, I think a double-shouldered approach is best.
Veto also built this pack to be rugged right where the weight-bearing occurs. To facilitate this they utilized a really unique metal clasp system that detaches easily for access to the bag contents, but secures the shoulder straps to the bag in a way that is confidence-inspiring (as opposed to securing via fabric or material anchors).
Heavy Duty Construction
The Veto Pro Pac Tech Pac Backpack Tool Bag features Veto Pro Pac’s patented center panel, heavy-duty construction, and stabilizing injection molded waterproof base that keeps tools dry, even in the nastiest of conditions. The bag has 56 pockets between the inside and outside. The varying sizes look excellent for storing and transporting anything from drivers and meters to bulkier drills, cords, and hoses. The backpack also features a folding handle that looks like a huge improvement over a fixed handle which would otherwise bulk up the top of the bag when worn on the shoulders.
Veto Pro Pac designed the backpack to stand upright, regardless of whether one or both sides of the bag are open. This is facilitated by the weight of the base as well as the center panel which anchors the tool pouches to the bag’s center of gravity. Like several of Veto’s other products, the Tec Pac Backpack includes D-rings, bit extension and memory stick pockets, a stainless steel clip for your tape measure and even an 8” electrical tape strap.
This bag feels extremely comfortable. Veto lined the back of the pack with a thermo-formed EVA material for cushioning. The shoulder straps are also padded and have multiple adjustment points. The Tech Pac is 21.5 inches tall, 14 inches wide, and just under 10 inches deep. If you’re in the market for a new tool bag, you might want to check this out. It’s priced at around $290.
Veto Pro Pac Tech Pac Backpack Specs
- 56 interior and exterior vertical tool pockets
- 2 storage bays
- 4 storage platforms
- Manifold gauge and hose storage pocket
- D-rings: 4 large and 5 small
- Exterior fabric tape loop
- Stainless tape clip holder
- Weatherproof Base: 3mm injection-molded polypropylene
- Fabric: 1200-950 PVC-impregnated denier nylon
- Tool pocket fabric: 1800 PVC-impregnated denier nylon
- Quick-release metal hasp
- Internally-stored aluminum hook
- Over-molded ergonomic grip
- Padded EVA thermoformed, ergonomic back padding
- Zippers: double-stitched, heavy-duty plastic coil
- Marine-grade rivets
- Industrial strength double nylon stitching
- Adjustable padded shoulder straps
- Dimensions (WxLxH): 9.875 x 14.25 x 21.5 in.
- Weight: 9 lbs.
- Warranty: 5 Years (see Veto warranty terms and conditions)