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Pre-orders of Syniks for August are live; what did you order?

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    #16
    Originally posted by Sammy View Post
    I ordered the Synik 22 in Mars Red 525.
    Welcome to the Forums Sammy! Hope you enjoy your new Synik 22
    I like all the blues and greys...and all the happy citrus colours too! My search unicorn is the Sapphire Dyneema original Small Shop Bag...

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      #17
      Originally posted by moriond View Post
      Hi Sammy,
      Thanks for delurking and making your first post! Were you influenced by the YouTube video review that mrbrown made in making your choice of a Mars Red Synik 22?
      I had not seen that video -- thank you for sharing it. The Mars Red is a bit out of character (I usually prefer earthier colors). I must have been feeling bold!

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        #18
        We bought a synik22 in black ballistic with Island interior for my husband (his first Tom Bihn bag!) and I am getting a Synik22 in Nebulous grey ballistic with Solaris interior (oh my it's so pretty). I hope my S19 original halcyon/wasabi won't be jealous.

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          #19
          Hi Nadia,

          I first saw the Nebulous Grey Ballistic / Solaris combination posted for the Syniks that were going into production at the end of January. This is a really beautiful combination that I’ve only been able to admire from the product pictures. My own Synik 22 from the original production batch (long before there was even a rumor of Solaris) is Nebulous Grey / Dawn. I hope there will be lots of pictures posted of the combinations with Solaris!
          Originally posted by Nadia View Post
          We bought a synik22 in black ballistic with Island interior for my husband (his first Tom Bihn bag!) and I am getting a Synik22 in Nebulous grey ballistic with Solaris interior (oh my it's so pretty). I hope my S19 original halcyon/wasabi won't be jealous.
          moriond

          P.S. I retain a fondness for the earlier 400d Halcyon combinations. My Synapse 25 is Steel 400d Halcyon/Wasabi.

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            #20
            I don’t need another backpack, I don’t need another backpack, I don’t need another backpack...

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              #21
              Deep Blue/Solaris Synik 22 for me! Been waiting patiently for the S19 to come back in Deep Blue, but no luck, not even in the used department. So might as well just order new and enjoy

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                #22
                Hi NParker,

                Deep Blue/Solaris should be a terrific combination. I’m one of the folks who had items in Navy/Solar when it was available (the Side Effect, Cadet, and Western Flyer). I think that part of the reason that you’ve had trouble finding the Synapse 19 in Deep Blue is that they paired the last batches of Deep Blue S19s with Iberian Halcyon, which was being discontinued (and now is discontinued). At the end of March I posted #2253, dated 03-30-2020) a response to a query about whether they would make the Synik 30 in Deep Blue / Iberian again. This quoted the notice of the plans for retiring Iberian, and my observations that the last major accessory production batch in Iberian from January (3D Organizer Cubes) had all sold out, and that the only large bags in Iberian still in stock were the Deep Blue / Iberian S19s with bound straps. Over the next few days I saw all those S19s quickly disappear, along with all the Iberian accessories that I’d mentioned were still around in small quantities at that time.

                Originally posted by NParker View Post
                Deep Blue/Solaris Synik 22 for me! Been waiting patiently for the S19 to come back in Deep Blue, but no luck, not even in the used department. So might as well just order new and enjoy
                So… as you say, enjoy your upcoming Synik 22. And Solaris!

                moriond

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                  #23
                  A Synik 30 for camera gear. Can't wait!!!

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                    #24
                    i love the s30 ge but is now wondering about getting a regular s30 for the cleaner look.

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                      #25
                      Originally posted by SKIMT View Post
                      A Synik 30 for camera gear. Can't wait!!!
                      Will look forward to seeing how you organize it!
                      Synik 22, Truck, Luminary 12 with a MCB Freudian Slip, Daylight Backpack, EDC HLT2, Side Effect or Side Effect, zippered Large and Small Shopbags, Co-Pilot, Travel Tray, Snake Charmer

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                        #26
                        I haven't ordered yet but my first choice was the S30 in Deep Blue/Solaris. I want to have a bright interior but I feel like the bag is going to be yelling at me every time I open it.
                        I think I'm just overthinking it because it's an expensive purchase. I'm sure I can always return for a different color but I don't want to go through the hassle. I think I'll love it though.

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                          #27
                          Originally posted by bhall9123 View Post
                          I haven't ordered yet but my first choice was the S30 in Deep Blue/Solaris. I want to have a bright interior but I feel like the bag is going to be yelling at me every time I open it.
                          I think I'm just overthinking it because it's an expensive purchase. I'm sure I can always return for a different color but I don't want to go through the hassle. I think I'll love it though.
                          Welcome to the Forums bhall9123!

                          I don't think you should be afraid of Solaris... it's not yelling so much as shinning a sunny happy light
                          Seriously though, you're going to be carrying all sorts of random stuff inside, so it's not like all you'll see is the interior fabric in one solid mass... and a lot of folks specifically like the brighter interiors because it makes it easier to see what is inside, YMMV.

                          Regardless, I hope you pick one that you like. Don't forget that the pre-order closes on the 15th unless it sells out sooner.
                          https://www.tombihn.com/blogs/main/junesynikpreorder
                          I like all the blues and greys...and all the happy citrus colours too! My search unicorn is the Sapphire Dyneema original Small Shop Bag...

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                            #28
                            Originally posted by G42 View Post
                            Welcome to the Forums bhall9123!

                            I don't think you should be afraid of Solaris... it's not yelling so much as shinning a sunny happy light
                            Seriously though, you're going to be carrying all sorts of random stuff inside, so it's not like all you'll see is the interior fabric in one solid mass... and a lot of folks specifically like the brighter interiors because it makes it easier to see what is inside, YMMV.

                            Regardless, I hope you pick one that you like. Don't forget that the pre-order closes on the 15th unless it sells out sooner.
                            https://www.tombihn.com/blogs/main/junesynikpreorder
                            Haha yeah the reason I want the Solaris in the first place is because I can see inside the back better but your right about most of my stuff blocking the bag.
                            I just ordered it. Now I have to wait patiently. It’s my first Tom Bihn bag so I’m looking forward to it.

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                              #29
                              Originally posted by Traveltech View Post
                              Will look forward to seeing how you organize it!
                              Can anyone help me with this? I have tried numerous "camera" bags and thought the S30 might be a good shell for something with the clam shell opening. Everything fits in my S25 BUT it is hard to get things from the bottom.

                              I'd appreciate any advice on what others have done. My gear list includes mirrorless Sony camera, two prime lenses, three speed lights, flash controller, and various accessories like clamps, scrim fabric, batteries, chargers, etc...

                              Looked at a few different insert options but the problem is my load varies from sometimes one camera and lens to the full load. Also despise the bulk of inserts. Looking for some creative solutions with flexibility.
                              Last edited by SKIMT; 06-14-2020, 07:05 PM.

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                                #30
                                I made my order last night, and now I wait to see how it comes out.

                                I picked up the Synik 30 in Mars Red; a mini-ghost whale; a key strap; and some strap keepers. I hope a Snake Charmer will get produced before the order ships to save on shipping, but I think that sets me up for now.

                                Thanks for this thread and the others. It helped in making some decisions, and I hope this doesn’t end up being too much bag. I don’t want to have to make a decision like for something like a computer bag again anytime soon.

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