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  • earth5
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    Darcy is there any please please pretty please chance of the SA making at least a brief appearance in Taiga 400d with edgeless straps? <3 <3 <3

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  • G42
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    More Aether colours please - wouldn't a Zest or Solaris be nice? Like having a flashlight inside your bag

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  • m_cycle
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    A5 size HTL in Halcyon Ultraviolet

    I recently purchased a ultraviolet HLT1 & black HLT2 and find my self carrying the HTL1 everywhere. It's definitely handy and I love the ultraviolet color. On some occasions, I want to take my A5 notebook along but of course it won't fit in that small pouch. If only there was a HTL in ultraviolet large enough for my A5 sized Lihit Lab Twist Ring Notebook. I suppose such an item would really just be another field journal without the binder rings.

    I'm considering a Side Kick but it doesn't come in Halcyon ultraviolet.

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  • SLB
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    Originally posted by dot View Post
    I’d like another round of Solaris shop bags to be available for sale in 2021 (I got denied at both 7am and 1pm today, but know that they went to loving and appreciative homes, haha)
    Me, I need Sitka. I can't comprehend how that that option, that sublime option, could be done in the shop bag, forever.

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  • dot
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    I’d like another round of Solaris shop bags to be available for sale in 2021 (I got denied at both 7am and 1pm today, but know that they went to loving and appreciative homes, haha)

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  • jamesbond
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    I have finally converted my better half to TB and she is now asking daily when there will be a Synik 22 w/ Black exterior, Acuity interior

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  • eekim
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    I'd love a Luminary 15 in Seapine Green!

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  • moriond
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    Originally posted by MargaretK. View Post
    I also purchase today the L12 that you returned. I hope can get it in 3 weeks.

    a lot of thanks for giving me chance to get THE last L12 : )
    The Nebulous Grey/Dawn color combination in the L12 Luminary is great! I have this and like it a lot. You might want to ask if you can add a pair of strap keepers to your order. It's less necessary for the L12 Luminary, but you're about my size, and what you'll find is that since the waist straps and shoulder straps of bags have to be made to accommodate much larger people, there's always a lot of extra strap length that you'd like to tuck neatly away. On the L15 Luminary in particular, the amount of extra shoulder strap length to control was really astonishingly large. They came up with the design of the strap keepers about that time

    These are some pictures of how I use them with the L15
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    This is the top view of the same strap with the retainer. The earlier picture does a better job of showing the rolled up thickness
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    You can see more in the video on the product page or in the Want to help us test a Strap Keeper design? thread.

    HTH
    moriond

    ETA: I prefer to use the strap keepers, because they can be used on a wide variety of bags and straps of different widths to manage the extra webbing length. But if you want an alternative hack that I used before the strap keepers were available, I used to insert the plastic tie from the top of a Peet's Coffee Bag inside the webbing loop end at the end of the Luminary shoulder strap. For most other bags that I'd make the adjustment, the webbing section would be too long and thick for this to work as well.

    I'm showing you the actual length that I have to roll up on a Luminary 12 (Nebulous Grey/Dawn), and I'm likely about your height and size:
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    This is the section of webbing that I need to roll up. The plastic tie from the Peet's Coffee bag is inserted in the end (this is the same kind of plastic tie that I used to substitute for the nose bridge of a mask in a different post. The tie exactly fits the webbing loop for the end of the shoulder strap.

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    Here's the rolled up section of excess webbing from the shoulder strap. You can bend the end of the plastic tie around it to secure it. This works in this case because the excess webbing length in the Luminary 12 is so short compared to the typical cases you have to deal with, and because the strap is also narrower than most cases. The webbing strap keepers work in a much larger range of cases to retain extra straps. I tend to order items that I know that I will find useful for lots of cases when I find them -- because it's such a pain to suddenly want them and find that they are out of stock!

    I also use the strap keepers for other bag hacking. For example, someone asked about adding an external carrying point for a small, (non-Tom Bihn) shopping bag. I posted about Adding a Connector point to the Icon Strap in the Bag Hacks forum using the strap keepers and a triangle hook ordered from the Parts page

    HTH

    moriond
    Last edited by moriond; 10-22-2020, 03:39 PM.

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  • luvdabags
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    Originally posted by Wanderlust77 View Post
    I would love to see the EDC/TC with loops like the SK & SE have so a waist/hip belt could be attached and worn like fanny pack.
    YES. This.

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  • Walker
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    So happy that the L12 is heading home to you, MargaretK. My DLBP and I wish you and your L12 many happy adventures together.

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  • MargaretK.
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    2020 Wish List

    Originally posted by Walker View Post
    So happy L15 is heading home to you.

    My Synapse 19 and I wish you and your new L15 many happy trails and memories. We would love to see a photo of you L15s together playing nice with each other .
    I also purchase today the L12 that you returned. I hope can get it in 3 weeks.

    a lot of thanks for giving me chance to get THE last L12 : )

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  • Walker
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    So happy L15 is heading home to you.

    My Synapse 19 and I wish you and your new L15 many happy trails and memories. We would love to see a photo of you L15s together playing nice with each other .

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  • Chicagoan
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    Originally posted by Walker View Post
    @MargaretK, you are welcome.

    In the same return box to TB is a L15 Wilderness Green/Coyote if you like that combination. I like the Wilderness/Coyote combination very much.

    Finally, also in the return box is a Cubelet in Aubergine. In case you wanted one and cannot wait for the next production run.

    The 2 Luminaries are truly beautiful. I just cannot make them work for me. Seems I carry too much and the items I tote around work better with my Synapse 19 and DLBPs. I now have 2 DLBPs - my latest acquisition is Alphaviolet/Viridian.

    I also could not make the Cubelet work for me. It confirmed that the TSS #2 is the best one for the items I pack and carry.

    I planned to post about these items I sent back, which I will do if you are not interested in the L15 and the Cubelet.

    Have a great day!
    Customer service emailed me the invoice today for your returned Wilderness/Coyote L15, Walker.

    Should be here, hopefully, by the weekend.

    Thanks for tossing it back into the pond and know it couldn’t have a better home than mine - the L15 is *hands down* my favorite bag and I literally carry it everywhere with me.

    Now to wait for it to arrive and snap some Coyote zipper pulls on once it does! :-)


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

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  • sturbridge
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    At this point in the year, my only wish is that there was inventory to buy. I bought a bunch of gift certs in the spring to help out, but having a tough time spending them. I'm looking for smaller accessories like cubelets, the new PCSB, maybe some shop bags.

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  • pvn
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    More (bigger) Q-kit sizes!

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