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Targus Drifter II TSB239US Carrying Case Rugged (Backpack) for 17" Notebook - Black, Gray

Mfg # TSB239US CDW # 2546691 | UNSPSC 53121705

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The 17" Drifter II Laptop Backpack is designed to fit laptops with up to 17" screens. This backpack features several large compartments for storage including a padded laptop compartment that keeps the device secure and separate from other items carried in the case. The thick padding on the back panel includes a large hidden zippered compartment and is strategically placed to provide lumbar support for your back. The heavily padded shoulder straps provide comfort for travel. The main front compartment includes pockets for business cards, a mesh accessory pocket and key clip. A convenient soft, lined pocket located on top of the bag is scratch-resistant to store fragile accessories such as glasses, and more. To keep files in order, the interior divider provides a safe place to store documents.

Focusing on durability, the Drifter backpack features a weather-resistant bottom, thick industrial zipper pulls and a sturdy molded plastic handle supported by metal grommets and cabling. The Drifter Backpack offers a rugged case full of storage options and protective compartments for important devices.

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Targus Drifter II Laptop Backpack is rated 3.50 out of 5 by 31.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Laptop backpack. My son had this backpack and the straps started to fray. He liked it so much that he wanted another one. So I bought it as a Christmas present for him.
Date published: 2022-12-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Immortal Laptop Bag I've owned a Drifter Laptop Bag for the last 13 years; it's traveled over three continents with me through tens of thousands of miles on the road and on a plane. It truly lives up to its name; I only purchased a second one so that my child can have the same laptop protection as I have, and I'm almost positive I will hand my original down to one of my future grandkids.
Date published: 2020-01-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Backpack It is perfect for school holding laptop and many other items nicely organized. My 14 year old son loves it. This is the second one purchased, same model/style and color.
Date published: 2022-03-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enlarging opening of the small bag Impressive backpack, I hope Targus will redo the small bag, or, is my hand too big... Well, whatever it may be, in the meantime I'll give them only 4 stars, once they improve this product they will have 5 stars of excellence.
Date published: 2021-04-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Professional Backpack for Airport Traveling This is the best backpack I have ever owned. It is the only backpack that has the zippered compartment at the back of the backpack under the straps that is perfect for putting your wallet, keys, phone, etc when you are going thru airport security. The backpack has a nice selection of compartments. Well-made and TARGUS has the best warranty and the easiest customer service of any company, better than REI. I wished that a larger size was sold, say 60-65 L. The current size of 42L is about the largest size of any backpack sold, today.
Date published: 2023-11-21T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Targus, the best laptop bag. A very great bag. Durable. It holds my all equipment. My old Targus bag lasted for ten years before I bought this new one
Date published: 2020-12-31T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Holds everything and then some!! It fits the laptop, headphones, and mouse with ease with plenty of room for more. It's a heavy laptop and the bag helps to distribute the weight nicely. The backpack seems very sturdy.
Date published: 2023-06-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great travel bag Used it to travel in flight, comfortable to have on my back and if you dont overload it you can store it under the flight seat in front of you.
Date published: 2022-12-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Zippers are horrible. Zippers get stuck & split right from the first use. Does not have luggage/trolley sleeve to attach to rolling luggage handle. Number of and location of pockets are great though.
Date published: 2023-04-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like everything but the zippers. I bought this backpack just over 2 years ago and really liked it. But now the zipper on the laptop area isn't holding up. I'll be walking and and it just rips open. After a couple tries it zips back together, but now I don't trust putting anything in that compartment.
Date published: 2022-11-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Backpack This backpack is awesome. Love it. Holds everything I need.
Date published: 2020-11-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Backpack Spacious pocket and several of them. Solid and hardy.
Date published: 2023-10-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from not real durable bought a year ago. straps are ok, but the fabric is ripping around the zipper of the lower outside compartment. looks bad and i'm afraid i'll loose something. don't know how it started ripping... : (
Date published: 2017-10-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Received a defective bag - Stay away! I bought this bag 3 months ago. After 2 weeks of use, the straps started to tear. I was willing to compromise but it just kept on tearing. I contacted the Targus costumers service, and they offered to examine the product and send a replacement *only if* it is a production defect - That's fine. The representative send me the details on how to conduct the claim: I will have to send the bag to them, pay for the delivery (almost half of the bag's price, wait about 4 weeks for them to examine it and decide whether I should get a replacement or not. I will take a long brake until purchasing Targus products again. Stay away of this product as well - it is not as comfortable and diverse as it looks in the images.
Date published: 2016-06-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it. The backpack is a solid choice for those seeking durability and organization. Its quality construction ensures it can handle daily wear and tear effortlessly. What really impressed me were the numerous pockets—perfect for keeping everything neatly organized. Admittedly, it leans towards the heavier side, yet surprisingly, it remains comfortable even when fully loaded. Overall, it's a reliable companion for anyone needing a sturdy and well-organized backpack.
Date published: 2023-12-13T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bad handle I bought this bag July 25, 2023 and the plastic handle is already splitting apart. Also, I'm noticing that a couple of stitches are starting to come apart. I have owned a few Swiss gear laptops backpacks for many years and it took more than 3 years before the handle showed signs of wear. I do love all of the storage on this backpack; but, not the handle!
Date published: 2023-10-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A mistake that I wish I could take back Generally good quality and functionality. However, the zipper system is awful. Wont stay closed and I will have retire rhis bag before I start losing items just walking down the street.
Date published: 2019-04-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expensive Junk Used this product for one week and main pocket zipper (where laptop goes) separated. Returned for refund.
Date published: 2019-04-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very handy I'm very pleased with this backpack, it has all the space I could ever need and it seems to be durable enough to protect my laptop from just about anything
Date published: 2018-09-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Drifter II laptop backpack quality Great bag with many pockets. Like the color. Wish you had more color options and like some other reviews, I am concerned that the bag won't do well with the weight of my laptop and such. Otherwise, a wonderful bag!
Date published: 2021-10-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worse than my old one I ordered a new one to replace the one I had for several years. It served me extremely well, but one of the most frequently-used zippers became problematic. I couldn't find any other backpacks with such good organization with pockets for both laptops and tablets, so I figured I might as well get what I knew I liked. Unfortunately, my newer backpack was not up to the same standards (by a long shot). It's been a few weeks, and two zippers are already inconsistent, plus an inside pocket has torn. It's not completely useless, but it's nowhere near as easy to rely on as my old one.
Date published: 2022-06-06T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hopes dashed, a failed bag. In look8ng for a bag, I initially went to a competitor. I settled on this bag because of the size and description. When it was back in stock I received a notice that and decided to try it. I've never owbed on of their bags before and was curious. The bag has two major issues. 1. If items are left in the front pocket and you remove your computer from the back pocket the bag becomes front heavy abd tips forward. This seems to be an issue with the design since my previous bag did not. 2. Every bag I have ever owned sits well on my shoulder, using a single strap, without wanting to slide off. This bag requires constant repositioning, or the 2nd strap, to prevent it from sliding off your shoulder
Date published: 2022-03-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bad zipper stitching I purchased this bag a week prior to my scheduled travels. Just alone actually loading the bag as my carry on. Granted I did inspect the bag and the zippers prior to my purchase, all seemed well. I did not overload my bag by no means. But yet the stitching for the outside top pocket had already began to fail me.
Date published: 2021-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Padded Backpack - Awesome Protection with Lots of Storage Very Durable and Lasts We have bought this same backpack for years (about 7 years and probably over 50+ of these exact same ones) from Dell for our company. Even with laptops screen sizes getting smaller we still get the model. With all of these bought we are still using the same ones. I have maybe once replaced out this backpack. I've had my same one for around 7 years+. Quality, Durable and Last. There is SO MUCH storage places. Everything you need to take with you will fit as well. Excellent padding on the back so it is Not uncomfortable when carrying. Awesome Protection! Absolutely Love Them!
Date published: 2018-07-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bad straps Spent lots of time looking for the right bag. In less than a month the straps ripped. I do not recommend.
Date published: 2016-04-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lasted 7 years, handled and protected tools well! I have had this backpack for 7 years and it has finally had it. The zippers don't close and the top has ripped open. Overall, this backpack has been rugged and has seen extensive use. I have not had another laptop backpack that has lasted as long as this one.
Date published: 2023-10-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 17" Drifter II The backpack is fantastic for traveling because it can fit so much stuff. If wanting to use the bag for airplane travel, it is a little big to fit under the seat.
Date published: 2022-10-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Did not hold up well My husband purchased the Drifter II for me to use for my real estate business. Love all the separate pockets, but not very durable. Within 6 months of purchase, the backpack separated from the laptop pouch zipper for approximately 8 inches. Very disappointed because I like all the pockets, makes it easy for me to organize my files, laptop and personal items. If this was made in leather, would be much more durable.
Date published: 2020-10-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Backpack Nice Backpack for price. Too soon to tell how it will hold up during travel
Date published: 2023-08-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good bag for the price I really like this bag a lot. Good features, sturdy and lots of pockets for stuff. It seems like it will last forever.
Date published: 2019-04-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a man's bag... If you're a man, you want this bag. Thing will probably outlast me. I didn't realize Targus has such cool stuff, I'll be back.
Date published: 2019-04-19T00:00:00-04:00