Sometimes binding tape is necessary due to the geography of stitching on a given piece of gear. However, minimizing its use is the mark of finer quality construction. Binding tape is not solution dyed and not as strong as Cordura™.
The mark of quality craftsmanship is the utilization of reverse stitching where possible. If you see binding tape on the outside of a product, most often it is a sign that the work is poor quality. Binding tape is typically used to cover up shoddy workmanship. Please feel free to compare our craftsmanship and attention to detail against our competitors’ efforts.