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    blue kevlar Aeronaut?

    Hi,

    Saw the note on the Twitter list. Nothing has shown on the blog, that I could see. So ... it has been 3 days, I guess this is a virtual "Ask for details!"

    :-)

    #2
    It's a blue Aeronaut made out of a 70% nylon and 30% kevlar fabric. We received a sample of the fabric and were very excited to try it out, especially since it comes in blue which is a color people have been requesting in a heavy duty exterior fabric for quite some time.

    The problem? It's heavier than our 1050d ballistic nylon, and no more abrasion resistant.

    I can take a picture of it on Monday and post it here. After I post the picture, we can offer it for sale if someone would like to buy it.
    Have a question? @Darcy (to make sure I see it)

    Current carry: testing new potential materials in the form of Original Large Shop Bags.

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      #3
      Darcy - How much of a difference in weight between the original aeronaut the the blue one? I am a big fan of blue!

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        #4
        Originally posted by rabergnc View Post
        Darcy - How much of a difference in weight between the original aeronaut the the blue one? I am a big fan of blue!
        About 4 ounces or so.

        Also, it's $180 - same price as the regular Aeronaut.
        Have a question? @Darcy (to make sure I see it)

        Current carry: testing new potential materials in the form of Original Large Shop Bags.

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          #5
          I've also been following the "tweets" about color information and was going to post a question about possible upcoming colors -- particularly in Dyneema. Since scotlib asked about the blue option, can I ask about the other color combinations coming up -- like the forest and brick ultrasuede wallet dividers? And when will these be available for order? Bad luck on the olive dyneema seconds qualiy -- any other color prospects on the horizon?

          moriond

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            #6
            Whatever happened to the picture of the blue Aeronaut?

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              #7
              Sorry: someone snagged it before I could even take a picture of it! Stay tuned for more fabric news, though...
              Have a question? @Darcy (to make sure I see it)

              Current carry: testing new potential materials in the form of Original Large Shop Bags.

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                #8
                Originally posted by moriond View Post
                Since scotlib asked about the blue option, can I ask about the other color combinations coming up -- like the forest and brick ultrasuede wallet dividers? And when will these be available for order? Bad luck on the olive dyneema seconds qualiy -- any other color prospects on the horizon?
                moriond
                We are hoping for more color prospects on the horizon! We have put the word out to all of our fabric suppliers that we want to know about 1050 ballistic nylon in colors other than Black, Steel, or Crimson.

                The wallets will be up tonight or tomorrow night - the Ultrasuede colors look great together, especially with an Olive or Plum wallet.
                Have a question? @Darcy (to make sure I see it)

                Current carry: testing new potential materials in the form of Original Large Shop Bags.

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by Darcy View Post
                  We are hoping for more color prospects on the horizon! We have put the word out to all of our fabric suppliers that we want to know about 1050 ballistic nylon in colors other than Black, Steel, or Crimson.

                  The wallets will be up tonight or tomorrow night - the Ultrasuede colors look great together, especially with an Olive or Plum wallet.
                  Yay on both counts! But especially for the wallet! I love the wallet so much and I can't thank you guys enough for sending me a free one because I probably never would have bought it without holding one. Now I'm going to be buying at least one more for myself (I have several cards and discount cards so I want two) and another for my boyfriend (who might also be buying a brain cell soon!).

                  Random but related question, but are you phasing out Cayenne once the current batch of it is gone? I was trying to get my best friend to help me pick out a color for a medium cafe bag and she said the black/cayenne was her favorite. >< Sigh. Of course.
                  Owner of:
                  Imago in Cocoa/Cocoa/Wasabi, Large Cafe Bag in Black/Wasabi, Various organizer pouches/stuff sacks/travel trays, Small Shop Bag in Steel and Iberian, Synapse in Steel/Steel, and a Medium Cafe Bag in Plum/Wasabi.

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by Darcy View Post
                    Sorry: someone snagged it before I could even take a picture of it! Stay tuned for more fabric news, though...
                    Too bad! That old saying about striking while the iron is hot ...

                    Must mean I am destined to get a Tristar!!!

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                      #11
                      Slightly off topic...but what twitter list?

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                        #12
                        Hi bagchick,

                        I am not actually a Twitter user. I see the ones that show on the blog, just under the Weekly Archives section, left-hand side. Cheers.

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                          #13
                          Originally posted by timarelay View Post
                          Random but related question, but are you phasing out Cayenne once the current batch of it is gone? I was trying to get my best friend to help me pick out a color for a medium cafe bag and she said the black/cayenne was her favorite. >< Sigh. Of course.
                          We love the Cayenne, but we probably won't order it again so that we can make room for a new color. The reason Black/Cayenne was dropped was that we already had a couple of color combinations where Cayenne was the lining - Olive/Cayenne, Navy/Cayenne - and three seemed maybe a little excessive, especially if we wanted to make room for new color combinations such as Punch/Wasabi and Sand/Olive. It will be quite a while before Cayenne disappears completely.
                          Have a question? @Darcy (to make sure I see it)

                          Current carry: testing new potential materials in the form of Original Large Shop Bags.

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                            #14
                            Originally posted by Darcy View Post
                            It will be quite a while before Cayenne disappears completely.
                            Phew! I was worried for a second. I really like Cayenne as a liner.
                            Bags: Latest: Pop Tote and Shop Bag (large) ; also have a Co-Pilot, Super Ego (w/cork seatbelt); Aeronaut; Medium Cafe Bag; Large Cafe Bag; Brain Cell; Shop Bag small, (Steel); Packing Cube Shoulder Bag. Accessories: Oh yeah, bunches.
                            Sadly Lost to Hazmat: An Imago in Steel/Cork & MCB in Linen/Olive.
                            " ...all [that] you have to depend on is yourself and your luggage." - The Luggage Salesman (Joe Versus the Volcano)

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                              #15
                              "Sorry: someone snagged it before I could even take a picture of it! Stay tuned for more fabric news, though... "

                              You know, you should keep a digital camera behind the desk in the store / showroom in the style of a coffee-house restroom key: tied to an awkward object so you never forget that it must be put back in its rightful place. (An Olympus C5050z, if you find a good one on eBay, would work well for this -- nice sharp lens, and very bright, pretty good wide angle.) Because whenever you mention new products / color combos, the tantalizing is nearly criminal

                              timothy

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