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Old 02-04-2017, 10:03 PM
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Default Review Thread - AGame Disc Golf Backpack

Recently I ordered myself a 30$ Disc Golf Back Pack by AGame This will serve as a review & impressions thread for this disc golf bag.

Today was my first day using the bag. I played 18 holes in fair weather and it met my expectations. Below is a video overview I shot on the course, and below that I'll follow with a text review based on my first impressions.



AGame Disc Golf Bag Review


The Good

* Comfortable
* Lightweight
* Plenty of storage for accessories
* 2 32oz water bottle holders
* Accessory straps to secure stools, umbrellas or tripods. Can also be used to attach towels etc.
* Internal foam layer throughout the entire bag (Sides, top & bottom)
* Rigid plastic insert in the bottom of the bag
* All of the zippers feel smooth and operate perfectly
* Plastic rails on the bottom reduce damage to the fabric
* Has no issues standing upright loaded as seen in the picture below
* Central storage easily fits 25-30 discs, more can be carried utilizing side pockets (*Used a mix of putters, mids and drivers for these numbers)

The Bad

* Drink holders seem a little flimsy on the top half
* Straps could be a bit thicker and wider
* The carry handle at the top is undersized for my hands (XL)
* With the bag fully loaded the bottom curves and sags in the middle a bit, contacting the ground some. This could lead to wear between the rails. If the problem persists with my lighter typical golf load I'll add another piece of rigid material to the bottom of the bag or some internal PVC pipe rails to raise the discs up 1/2"
* Only offered in one color.

Verdict

I'm happy with it. My complaints are pretty minor considering the AGame seems to be a well made, well designed disc golf back pack for 30$.


PS - If you have suggestions for a compact mic I could use for videos like this in the future, let me know. Shooting with a canon vixia rf700
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Old 02-04-2017, 10:58 PM
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Mike, you can fix the bottom bowing issue easily by buying a $1.89 plastic cutting board from Wal-Mart. This bag is the Magellan bag redesigned -- most of it is the same actually.

By design, they had to eliminate the two top zippered pockets, one for discs and one for misc items. I'd really miss the misc items pocket on top, easy and quick access to a birdie bag, etc. Otherwise the design seems ok, how are the side supports? Are there any?
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Old 02-05-2017, 02:03 AM
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Mike, you can fix the bottom bowing issue easily by buying a $1.89 plastic cutting board from Wal-Mart. This bag is the Magellan bag redesigned -- most of it is the same actually.

By design, they had to eliminate the two top zippered pockets, one for discs and one for misc items. I'd really miss the misc items pocket on top, easy and quick access to a birdie bag, etc. Otherwise the design seems ok, how are the side supports? Are there any?
I plan to reinforce the bottom. Not sure if I'm going to use two PVC pipes to raise the discs 1/2", or use some sort of plastic insert, but I'll figure something out. The bottom sagging won't be a big issue for me with a regular load I'd imagine...I plan to keep 12-16 discs in there for most courses.

My last backpack had a top zipper pouch so this design is different for me too. I think it will work out. The horizontal disc slots can be used to hold gear as well as discs...I tried. With the tripod taking up one of the large side pocket I still had plenty of space, so rounds I'm not filming I'll have extra room leftover I'm sure.
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That's cool that it makes its own divider inside. You could stuff a hoodie in one side and have the other full of discs.

I thought it looked like in the taco pockets on the side, that there is a pocket inside the pocket? Am I seeing things?

Thanks for the review
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Got mine delivered to work. Had five people stop and compliment the backpack not knowing it was a disc golf backpack. One said they were going to order one to use as a regular backpack. Lulz.
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That's cool that it makes its own divider inside. You could stuff a hoodie in one side and have the other full of discs.

I thought it looked like in the taco pockets on the side, that there is a pocket inside the pocket? Am I seeing things?

Thanks for the review
Good eye! The right side pocket has a soft sleeve sewn in that's designed to hold your phone. Works great, helps keep keys etc. from scratching it.

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Has anyone else gotten one of these?

What do you think of it?

I found that it took only one four ounce bottle of fabric paint to do a whole bag.

The A-Game as well as the Magellan are in boring, boring, boring gray.

I think it's an inadvertent blank slate...
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I had this on my Amazon wishlist and my sister got it for me today for my birthday.

First impression - EXCELLENT deal for the money. Could it be made of nicer/thicker quality material? Sure. But for the price, it seems pretty darn solid. I have 27 discs in it a the moment, with room for 4 more in the two side pockets if I wanted. I'll likely only carry 15-20, but I'm very impressed.
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Old 02-26-2017, 11:59 PM
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Nothing bad to say about mine. Its been in dirt, rain, mud and has been tossed around plenty. Looks great.
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It looks like the AGame will stand up by itself without having to do the homemade framing job like the Magellan. Definitely an improvement. My Magellan is only about 6 months old but this is looking pretty good.
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