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A smaller version of the Forge, without expandable capacity

Forge-20 is a 3-way commuter pack, transforming to a backpack for comfortable and efficient load carry, to a brief for business, and then to shoulder bag for casual carry. 

Featuring weatherproof Cordura textile and YKK AquaGuard zippers, the Forge-20 is a multifunction pack for everyday use that will keep your gear safe and dry. It has a clamshell opening, which means it unzips 360 degrees, so you can see all your gear laid out and well organized right in front of you.

Designed with logical gear access in mind, the Forge-20 has all the organization needed for tech-centric lifestyles. External fast access for essentials like keys, wallet and phones; soft and protective pockets for Laptops and tablets; generous easy-access pockets; and hidden zipper pockets for secure items.

The “Butterfly Back-Panel” makes shoulder strap storage simple, and more importantly, allows room for the ergonomic 3D shoulder-straps. For optimized comfort and load carry: two layers of the same EVA-Foam found in the best running shoes make for an especially comfortable and supportive harness, while an airflow back-panel keeps you cool and dry in the summer heat.

Like all Black Ember products, the Forge-20 benefits from the high-precision proprietary construction. All textile components are laser-cut for precise assembly. This construction yields a super durable, over-engineered pack with a blacked-out, minimal and stealthy aesthetic.

The Forge-20 includes the following:

  • 2 × Brief handles
  • 1 × Backpack shoulder straps
  • 1 × Shoulder bag strap
  • 1 × Magnetic key ring
  • 1 × Removable sternum strap
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  • Size46 × 30,5 × 15 cm
  • MaterialJet Black 500D Cordura re/cor™ RN66 air textured matte finish / Multicam 500D Cordura®, 1000D Hypalon
  • ZipperYKK® AquaGuard®
  • Weight1,25 kg
  • WarrantyLifetime warranty
  • Volume18 L
  • Laptop slotUp to 15/16"
  • HardwareAnodized T6 aluminum, Maglock

Part of the collection:

Black Ember Forge Collection

The Forge is a waterproof 3-way commuter pack, transforming to a backpack for comfortable and efficient load carry, to a brief for business, and then to shoulder bag for casual carry.

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  • Aitor
  • Verified customer
  • Barakaldo, Spain
  • 28.11.2022

Forge 20
Fantastic experience and fantastic backpack.


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