[Review] Nitecore NEB10 (tactical pouch for outdoor, MOLLE compatible)

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[Review] Nitecore NEB10 (tactical pouch for outdoor, MOLLE compatible)

Hello everyone, today I'll be reviewing the Nitecore NEB10 kindly sent me by Nitecore, whom I thank for the confidence afforded to me.



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Official features taken from Nitecore:

- designed for outdoor excursions or day-long trips
- hard-use military-spec 1050D high strength abrasion resistant light-weight nylon fabric
- coated surface ensures excellent resistance to water and fouling
- frontal laser cutting Molle System made from durable Hypalon synthetic rubber for modular attachment
- partitioned main compartment with loop surface accommodates hook-and-loop organizers and allowing for complete customizability
- dual zippered compartments on the front
- rear mesh storage area
- side retention lanyards
- drainage grommets located on the bottom
- adjustable and removable padded shoulder strap 
- D ring allow for quick operation
- volume: 366 cu.in/6 liter
- main compartment: 40 (L) x 20 (H) x 7 (D) cm / 15.7" x 7.9" x 2.8"
- frontal compartment: 16 (L) x 16 (H) x 2 (D) cm/ 6.3" x 6.3" x 0.8"
- weights: 558g (19.7oz)


Where to buy

You can purchase the NEB10 from NITECORESTORE.


The packaging

The NEB10 comes within a simple plastic bag that protects it from dirt.



Extract all from the envelope, we have:

- the NEB10
the strap to wear the bag as a shoulder bag
- the belt to clenching the bag to the waist
and doesn't allow her to move around more than they should



The bag

The NEB10 is a tactical bag of average spacious (6 litres) for daily cities trips or for small outdoor trips.
Is constructed with cordura 1050D that, besides having a water resistance, it also guarantees an excellent resistance to abrasion.

The bag
, centrally, has a large main pocket, two smaller pockets on the front and, on the back, there is another pocket made from a stretch mesh.
At the front, on the two pockets, there are M.O.L.L.E. attacks, laser-cutted, in synthetic rubber.

The NEB10 is available in black (reviewed here) or gray.
There is also the NEB20, which differs from this template just because the front part is in velcro instead of being made of rubber. Colours available are the same as of the NEB10.


Here is the bag front. The advertising card informs us that this bag is dedicated to excursions. Stand out the M.O.L.L.E. attacks of two front pockets and Nitecore logo at the bottom right.



Small digression: the main pocket and two secondary have independent hinges and each one has a single cursor to which is attached a small string with a non-slip plastic semicircle that facilitates opening and closing.
The hinges move smoothly and doesn't budge. The main pocket is equipped with two hinges whereas the secondary pockets add a internal flap that protects from water. The seams are all made good and I have not found errors.



By opening the large main pocket, we will have an entire piece covered with velcro



and the other six elasticized compartments where we could put anything.
On the bottom there are two drain eyelets.


Opened the two minor pockets we find, on both sides, a stretch mesh.



I want to clarify that both pockets are not linked together.



On both sides of the NEB10 there are three rows of M.O.L.L.E. attacks (two per row) but in not stretchable cordura.



On the back, that's the whole rear mesh pocket. It not stretchable and covers the entire length of the bag.



A small strip of Velcro is enough to keep the pocket closed.



Here are two drainage bottom eyelets.




The capacity of internal compartments

During my exit, I Overfilled the NEB10 and advanced space for other items.

Main compartment I inserted, attached with the NHL02S to Concept1, the Victorinox Huntsman, a bottle of water




and the solar panel BW-L1.



In the secondary pockets I put the new Nitecore LR10



and a small flat cell Xiaomi powerbank (there is my referral).




The shoulder strap and the belt

As mentioned earlier, the NEB10 has both the waist band and the shoulder strap.

Here's the waist band, attaches to the plastic supports, that has a plastic clip to open and close it easly.




Regard the shoulder strap, however, the speech is quite different. The closing is handled by this hard plastic clip that, thanks to the small metal hook, keep everything tightened properly.



Crushing the two longer sides of the plastic clip, we can release the metal hook that, like a spring, takes away from its seat.



On the back of the NEB10 are present, on each side, these two slots (four in total) that will be populated with the shoulder strap hooks. We can choose the position that is most comfortable for us.



Here's the bag with shoulder strap included. The strap is generously proportioned and has others M.O.L.L.E. attacks maded with velcro.



And here is how the NEB10 fits.



The attacks fit perfectly the NU05.










Dimensions and weight

According to official data, the main pocket of NEB10 measuring 40 x 20 x 7 cm while the secondary measuring 16 x 16 x 2 cm.
Its weight is 558 gr.

Afterwards, the photos for a dimensional comparison with a Nitecore NDP20 and a big BIC lighter.




Personal considerations

This NEB10 is a very very comfortable and capacious product that is suitable for both outdoor use and those tactical since, thanks to the countless attacks M.O.L.L.E., you can hook a lot of tools and objects or other pouch.

I like the look of this bag very much. The only problem is that it seems to attract dirt very easily, but nothing that a good wet cloth can't eliminate.

I didn't find any flaws in this model. As I have already written, every seam is perfect and the sliders flow well.
The shoulder strap of the shoulder belt is wide (and not "saw" the skin), comfortable and easily adjustable. The waist belt, if compared to the shoulder strap, is thinner and, with the heavy clothes of this period, does not create particular problems.


What do you think about it? Would you buy it?