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Anyone using Synik 30 as daily carry?

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    I'm using the SN30 for EDC, and while it can certainly hold much more than I carry on a daily basis, it nicely accommodates even my sparsest carries. I'm 6'3" and the size is fine for me. Routinely I'll carry a 20oz BlenderBottle in the water bottle pocket, an iPad or (less often) MacBook Pro 16 (in the laptop compartment), various books/notebooks/papers/folders, keys, etc. I also have a size 2 HLT (with the missing webbing on the back... not sure I want to bother with sending it back for that addition) which I keep in the exterior bottom pocket. Normally the bag feels underloaded, but that's fine for everyday. I'm happy to know I have the room if/when needed, but really, even with the very little in the bag, it never feels too empty, or "saggy" (internal frame I guess). I have the black 525 ballistic/island, and I like the colorway. I nearly went halcyon when I ordered, but decided I wanted a slightly heavier feeling fabric that would hold it's shape better... I'm happy with that.



      I too use the SN30 for EDC. It is a great sized bag for me (6'3" & 280) so it obviously doesn't look too big. It holds everything I need with room to spare. I usually carry my iPad Pro 12.9 with keyboard, full size paper calendar, various chargers, adapters, pens, supplies. I've also used it for a couple quick overnight trips with a packing cube, worked great there too.

      Lastly, I like the new handle but it is still small, so I did a para cord wrap to make it more comfortable.


        Originally posted by F308gt4 View Post
        I’m 5’5” and use my Synik 30 daily. It is my daily backpack for work, carrying my laptop, chargers, etc. Also, I typically fly weekly, and use the Synik as my carry on (under the seat). When I first ordered it, I was afraid it might be too big, but upon receiving it, I found it isn’t actually too big. It’s about the same size as the Swiss gear backpack I had been using previously, and see being carried around at the airport all the time (I posted a comparison pic in another thread) Unlike the Swiss gear backpack, the Synik looks nice, whether it is completely full or relatively empty.
        Do you have a link to this thread?


          It is likely located in this Synik thread https://forums.tombihn.com/general-b...s-answers.html
          Last edited by wayoflife; 08-01-2020, 11:52 PM.
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