While we’re not fans of off-body carry, lots of people are and do it regularly.MIDRAT Supply has announced their new DeepCover system that features a polycarbonate MOLLE-compatible frame — that can hold a gun a knife, a light, miscellaneous gear pouches, whatever — that slips into an outer sleeve with a breakaway front pocket for quick reach-in access to your gun.
MIDRAT’s has just launched an Indiegogo campaign for the DeepCover and early buyers can snag one for $50. Here’s their press release:
DPCVR – The Ideal Off-Body CCW Solution.
DeepCover is a product that wouldn’t look out of place sitting on a table in your local Starbucks. It’s been designed to be discreet, yet highly functional. Inside the unassuming exterior resides a MOLLE compatible frame that can hold an entire EDC loadout. Which wouldn’t really be worth anything if you couldn’t get to it quickly. This is where another innovation of the product really shines through. On the front panel of the sleeve exists a faux front pocket that breaks away to give the user immediate access to their firearm inside.
The challenge MIDRAT faced at the outset of this project was to design an Off-Body Carry solution that was useful in every aspect of your life. Understanding Off-Body Carry isn’t a replacement for On-Body and should only be used when it’s not possible or prudent to carry on your person, we set out to create a product that could easily slip into the user’s life without compromise.
We started looking and found the market to be laden with bags made specifically for the Off-Body Carry of a firearm. The strong majority of these bags are very tactical in nature and project the fact that the wearer is carrying a firearm. The intent of carrying concealed is to remain as low-profile as possible… using a bag the broadcasts it’s contents seems rather counter-productive to that effort.
Granted, a small number of those bags are very well designed and look great. However, it’s still a single bag and asking it to work in every environment and in every situation is a tall order and it just simply can’t do it all. The choices are vast, but the good options are limited.
The requirement to switch from one bag to another on a daily basis and, at times, even throughout the day is very real. Expecting one bag that’s equipped for off-body carry to fit in to each scenario is just unrealistic.
Instead of trying to make one bag to rule them all, we thought, “How about we keep the bag and make something to work WITH IT.”
The spark had ignited the fire and it was time to move.
We set some goals for the product:
- It had to work with any bag.
- Allow immediate access to a firearm and other contents of the product.
- Conceal the contents of the product even when the bag is open.
- Be easily switched from one bag to the next.
This is when we decided to focus our efforts on a common feature between most bags, the laptop compartment. Designing for this area alone allowed us to focus on making DeepCover as versatile as possible, able to work with numerous bags and with as many accessories as could be thrown at it. All the while maintaining the ability to quickly access anything stored inside.
Whether you want your items to sit a little lower or a little higher, further forward or further back, maybe you’re a lefty or righty, it doesn’t matter. We made DeepCover to fit YOU. We designed it to meet YOUR needs, to work with YOUR bags, and fit seamlessly into YOUR lifestyle.
Weight is important and we didn’t want DeepCover to add any unnecessary bulk to your bag. So, we chose lightweight materials and minimized weight of the accessories to bring the combined weight of the DPCVR EDC Starter Pack in under 700 grams.
The Frame is strong and durable, made of a Polycarbonate/ABS blend. It provides mounting locations for your MOLLE gear and helps DeepCover act as it’s own compartment within your bag.
The Sleeve conceals the frame and everything attached to it. It has a faux-front pocket that allows immediate access to what’s inside as well as a zippered top when you need to swap out accessories. The interior is lined with microfiber and the exterior shell is durable while not being abrasive. It won’t hurt any electronics stored beside it. aka Your Laptop is Safe.
The Holster has been designed just for DeepCover and securely retains the handgun regardless of the orientation of the product. It’s also ambidextrous to accommodate all shooter types.
The Large EDC Pouch is great for loose items and bulkier ones. It has exterior loops and a divided interior compartment to help organize your gear and keep everything tidy.
The Single Tool Pouch is good for a spare magazine, a tourniquet, a flashlight, pepper spray, or multi-tool. It has an elastic band that grabs the item and keeps it in place.
With a multitude of Off-Body Carry options available on the market. DeepCover sets itself apart has a highly considered solution that allows the user to adopt the product into the lifestyle with ease while providing an unprecedented level of concealment and versatility.
MIDRAT is a Veteran Owned business focused on developing well-considered and highly-functional products. Our first product, the DPCVR EDC Insert was born out of a need that has been only lightly addressed by major players in the market. The need for an Off-Body CCW solution that can blend in to it’s environment and adapt to multiple situations is growing, and DPCVR meets it head on.
Every single day our military personnel, who have volunteered to place themselves in harm’s way to protect our way of life, stand ready to fight and risk their lives to maintain the freedoms exclusively enjoyed by those in this country. It’s important to MIDRAT to give back to this community by donating a portion of every sale to military affiliated 501(c)3 organizations dedicated to helping service personnel and their families.