Empire NXe Pro Level 4+7 Paintball Pod Pack
Tony: What is going on, guys? It is Tony from Lone Wolf Paintball, and today we are talking the Empire Pro Harness CoLab Exclusive.
Mark: And why? 'Cause who's the best source for paintball?
Tony: Well, Mark, of course, you already know, it's lonewolfpaintball.com. Go on over to pbswagbag.com as well, use our code LWP10 at checkout to save 10% off your first monthly subscription. Alright, pod packs. Everyone likes to talk pod packs, they wanna know what's comfortable, what fits little guys, what fits big guys. What's the key points? We got CoLabs, we've got your USA Olive here. This is a 4+7, all of these are 4+7. You've got the USA flag and then you have the USA flag but in gray. So, gray, olive and then your standard USA flag. First things first, Mark, these bad boys hold 11 pods, it is 4+7 like I said. So you've got your main four: One, two, three, four. And then on the outer side, you have the big boy loops, as we like to call them, holding an extra two, so one and then another one. And then obviously in between, you have another three and then two more big boy loops on the outside, so we're gonna have 11 pods total held in this bad boy.
Tony: The first things first here, I do like that they have the nice... See these tabs, Mark? You can get a hold of them bad boys, you can actually get in there when we pull this, 'cause this part right here is what you're gonna be able to get a hold of. So, that is a good inch and a half or so, so when you reach back, if you got paint or oil on your hands, you're gonna be able to grab that easily to get the pod out. Speaking of getting the pod out, speaking of that, it's got that ejection top piece here, so as I push that in, that should raise up with the elasticity going upward, and then when you pull the pod out when it is full of paint it should simply, like I said, when it's on your back and full of paint, it's got some weight to it, this pod is gonna slide out easily into your hands. So, this is the ejection part up top, which I do like.
Tony: I think that I also see... Let's find out, oh, normally there would be like a little rubber cup in there, but they don't have it on this one. Apparently they don't need it because you got, definitely got four nice elastic straps in there. This pod is not gonna... I don't think it's gonna be slipping around anywhere. That's not going anywhere.
Mark: And that's not a normal feature, there's more pod packs without it than there are.
Tony: No, for sure. But some some packs do. It looked like it might have had it, but that was just the stitching up at the top.
Mark: Yeah, it's nice and thick.
Tony: Better to check. Alright, let's crack this bad boy right on open. So, the standard four, it looks like, once again, you got the one, two, three, and four, and then the padding on this, people have been talking about the padding, which is very, very nice. You've got the full back support, you've got three little cushy pillows in there, you also have some lateral stuff over here as well. So, we're gonna throw this sucker on and those... They're not super soft, but I feel like when you're out there for a long time, you want some support, you don't want it just to be like a big fluffy pillow, and if you're gonna be wearing this thing for a long time. So let's throw it on. Definitely can fit a bigger dude, like I said, I'm a 36 to a 38 waist, depending on the jeans that I wear. But this will definitely fit in a bigger guy as well, probably up to 40, 42. Maybe we'll get Caesar in here to try it on.
Tony: But yeah, the standard four, back support does feel pretty good. You can actually feel those three little separate pillows in there. So that is good. A lot of the... Some pod packs don't have the nice padding in the back, so that is an extra feature and for 65 bucks, I don't know if I mentioned that already, it's a great pod pack there. Lightweight construction, it's not super heavy. You might look back and like, "Wow, that's gotta be pretty dense," but it's not, it's pretty lightweight. Pull tabs, the elasticity, holding up to 11 pods, nice back lumbar support here, lateral as well. And for the price, I don't think I can complain. Mark, would you like to know anything else about this bad boy?
Mark: No, I just wanna comment. The real selling feature of this is the exclusivity from the CoLab group. You can only get it at special vendors, and who doesn't want America on their back?
Tony: That's exactly right. If you don't want true America, the red, white and blue, you've got it in the Olive, and you also have it in that USA flag, gray, so check them out. They are available on the website, it is lonewolfpaintball.com. Thanks for watching. Don't forget to hit that Subscribe button and follow us on TikTok for behind-the-scenes funny business.