The new RigidLite Messenger bag:
Looking for an almost indestructible sling-style bag that provides the organization of a larger field kit? If you are…then look no further because Cramer has just what you’re looking for! The new RigidLite Messenger is a sling-style bag that’s part of our RigidLite line of lightweight modular kits and pods. Every product in the RigidLite line is engineered for maximum organization and durability in the field. And like other RigidLites, the Messenger is made of a semi-rigid thermoformed outer shell and 1680 ballistic nylon.
The Messenger is the most organized sling-style bag on the market. It features two removable modules with clear plastic lids; and dual purpose, adjustable, and removable dividers that help keep things where you want them, and provide support as well. There’s an expandable gusseted exterior pocket, and even a pocket that’s perfect for your smart phone.
Ron Cooper, ATC, has used the RigidLite Messenger kit for about six months and says he loves it. Ron’s a busy guy, as supervisor of athletic trainers for SportsNet (a division of the Olathe Medical Center) in Olathe, Kan. Through his position with SportsNet, Ron also serves as head athletic trainer at Olathe East High School.
“I’m a big fan of the shoulder bag,” Ron says. “I’m just not comfortable with a fanny pack on my hip. So to me, the shoulder bag is ideal. Before using the RigidLite Messenger bag, I used a sling-style bag that just had two pockets, with nothing to keep things organized. I would throw plastic zip-lock bags filled with bandages and gauze pads and other stuff into the biggest pocket. It all fell together and I’d have to dig through everything to find what I needed. The difference between that bag and the Messenger is significant.
“The Messenger offers extreme organization,” Ron continues. “The two module containers with plastic lids pockets are awesome and I’ve gone from being disorganized to very organized. I can instantly see what’s in each container, and they’re zipped together. It’s easy to access everything, with no digging necessary.”
It’s easy and convenient to work out of the Messenger while you’re wearing it. The bag features a wide comfort strap and quick-pull zipper, and it’s designed so that either side can be easily opened with just one hand. And with the Messenger’s waterproof rain cover, you can quickly and easily protect your equipment from the elements.
“I use the Messenger as a sideline kit,” Ron says. “It holds everything I need for wound management, and is a great sports-specific bag. It’s well padded and made of high quality materials. The extra padding on backside makes it even more comfortable and easy to adjust. I give it an A!”