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    May 2007

    MacBook Pro 15 in ID?


    I have an ID messanger bag which I use for my 13" macbook. I am upgrading to a 15" and am wondering if it will fit in my current bag. I would order a new braincell 4Z to hold it. I've seen some posts where others indicate that it will fit, though the main site says it will not. Does anyone have experience using the bag this way?


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    TOM BIHN Crew (we work here) Darcy's Avatar
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    May 2003
    The far west
    I wouldn't recommend the Size 4Z Brain Cell in the ID - it's just too tight of a fit, and if you can cram it in there, it will wear out the main compartment zipper prematurely. We do have two 4X Horizontal Brain Cells left: these will fit the new 15" MacBook Pro if you adjust the sling inside of the Brain Cell so that the laptop hangs slightly lower, allowing you to close the top of the Brain Cell. If you'd like to order a Size 4X Brain Cell, you can place an order for a 4Z but in the comments box during checkout note: "I would like a 4X instead of a 4Z". I hope this helps!
    Current Carry: Skookum Dog Citizen Canine, Founder's Briefcase, Synapse 19 (day hikes), Guide's Pack (longer day hikes), Yeoman Duffel (winter/emergency stuff for the car), Aeronaut 30 (travel), Night Flight Travel Duffel (camera bag), Moveable Feast + Shop Bags (food)

  3. #3
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    Jul 2009

    Thank you for posting this information. I had wondered the same thing.
    ID, Horizonal Brain Cell, Brain Bag, Ristretto (for macbook pro), Tristar, Synapse (dyneema)

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