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Field Journal Notebook To Debut 09/28

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  • MsMoon
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    I'm thinking of making one a sort of office-in-a-bag, and adding envelopes, stamps, mini-stapler, etc. I think I could fit in my checkbook-sized calender, too. And of course my checkbook!

    A red one would be perfect for an emergency notebook - add in all information for doctors, insurance, family members, emergency contacts, emergency cash, copies of important documents (passports, marriage license), maybe a bank deposit key, etc. Basically anything you'd want to grab and run out the door with in case of an emergency.

    Well, it looks like I'll be getting two!

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  • Darcy
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    Originally posted by maverick View Post
    how about in a ristretto that is otherwise not too full?
    The FJN won't fit in the Ristretto: sorry! Just a little bit too small...

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  • KnitnSpin
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    Yet another reason for me to get a Little Swift! :-)

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  • maverick
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    Originally posted by Darcy View Post
    TOM BIHN bags that fit the Field Journal Notebook include the: <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0103">Smart Alec</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0104">Brain Bag</a>,
    <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0950">Western Flyer</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB1701">Checkpoint Flyer</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0730">Empire Builder</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0720">Zephyr</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0810">Imago</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0906">Aeronaut</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0110">Synapse</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0203">Large Cafe Bag</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0202">Medium Cafe Bag</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0825">Super Ego</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0830">Ego</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0805">ID</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0967">Co-Pilot</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0940">Tri-Star</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/KNIT/TB0660">Swift</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/KNIT/TB0660-CRK">Swift in Cork</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/KNIT/TB0608">Shop Bag</a>, and <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0662">Little Swift</a>.
    an aeronaut will fit inside the field journal notebook? now this is a video i want to see!

    sorry - i'm in one of those silly moods!

    okay, on a slightly less silly note - the field journal notebook will also fit inside the utility tote, shop bag, packing cube backpack for the tri-star/western flyer, and packing cube backpack for the aeronaut.

    it should fit into the main compartment of the buzz?
    how about in a ristretto that is otherwise not too full?

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  • Darcy
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    TOM BIHN bags that fit the Field Journal Notebook include the: <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0103">Smart Alec</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0104">Brain Bag</a>,<a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0950">Western Flyer</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB1701">Checkpoint Flyer</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0730">Empire Builder</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0720">Zephyr</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0810">Imago</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0906">Aeronaut</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0110">Synapse</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0203">Large Cafe Bag</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0202">Medium Cafe Bag</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0825">Super Ego</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0830">Ego</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0805">ID</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0967">Co-Pilot</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0940">Tri-Star</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/KNIT/TB0660">Swift</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/KNIT/TB0660-CRK">Swift in Cork</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/KNIT/TB0608">Shop Bag</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/100/TB0152">Buzz</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/500/TB0925">Packing Cube Backpack (Aeronaut)</a>, <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/500/TB0924">Packing Cube Backpack (Tri-Star/Western Flyer)</a> and <a href="http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0662">Little Swift</a>.
    Last edited by Darcy; 10-08-2010, 09:34 AM.

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  • ratdeau
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    Originally posted by KevinHall View Post
    I must admit that I'm a bit glad they didn't make an A5 sized FJN. The problem is that when you make something A5 you're in danger of just duplicating the millions of A5 binders that already exist. Most A5 binders have just two punched holes towards the centre that are pretty unpleasant to use. The pages flop out too easily and the holes get torn. If you improve on this, as they have done with the FJN you're in no better position as the majority of A5 papers won't fit without a specific punch. Overall it's easier to go for a size and hole format that already exists; I like the way the paper is slightly narrower but taller than A5. Ultimately I think A5 is just a commodity notebook and getting something artisan made is all about being different to that.

    When I first saw the FJN it looked bigger than I imagined but now I have some of the papers from Day-Timer which fit the FJN I can see the size makes sense. I think they've chosen a perfect size.
    Unfortunately, in Europe, the 3 holes binding system is quite unknown, as the paper size. I really intend to add some home printed sheets in my FJN. A5 is easier to find and I woul use a Circa binding system wich I like wery much.

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  • bltkmt
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    Originally posted by Darcy View Post
    We are going to offer a new type of Organizer Pouch soon: Dyneema! You will get to choose Steel, Solar, or Iberian in sizes Mini, Small, Medium, and Large. These should be available within a month or so.
    As I have a few clear organizer pouches in Dyneema already, are you saying these will be completely Dyneema (like the cordura ones are completely cordura)? If so...GREAT!

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  • KevinHall
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    I must admit that I'm a bit glad they didn't make an A5 sized FJN. The problem is that when you make something A5 you're in danger of just duplicating the millions of A5 binders that already exist. Most A5 binders have just two punched holes towards the centre that are pretty unpleasant to use. The pages flop out too easily and the holes get torn. If you improve on this, as they have done with the FJN you're in no better position as the majority of A5 papers won't fit without a specific punch. Overall it's easier to go for a size and hole format that already exists; I like the way the paper is slightly narrower but taller than A5. Ultimately I think A5 is just a commodity notebook and getting something artisan made is all about being different to that.

    When I first saw the FJN it looked bigger than I imagined but now I have some of the papers from Day-Timer which fit the FJN I can see the size makes sense. I think they've chosen a perfect size.

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  • ratdeau
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    I want an A5 insert too. Please

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  • f2002q
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    I just pre ordered it, but if there was an A5 version, I would buy 2 more since they would replace my and my Better Half's Filofax A5 organizer. I also like the idea of an interchangeable ring binder insert. It would make the notebook way more flexible for any occasion...

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  • Tolovana
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    Me too!

    Originally posted by ratdeau View Post
    I want to buy the Field Journal Notebook, as it is with the binder/ring mechanism BUT I plan to attach an other binder/ring mechanism on the base plate.
    If I had an other base plate, without the metallic part, I could create a second binding system without destructing the original one. Then I could swap them if needed.

    Sorry for my english, my mother tongue is french.

    I would like to second the request that the naked plate be made available.

    Tolovana

    Too many Tom Bihn Bags to list here. Currently packing an original
    Large Cafe Bag in Black and Red Plaid with assorted accessories.

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  • bbcamp
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    another A5

    I just want to add my voice to those hoping for an A5 insert for the FJN.
    do I remember correctly that the mechanism is made in Austria? They ought to understand A5 well...It would be great if one could switch the insert in a FJN according to paper size/country.

    And in a side note: love the idea of new organizer pouches!

    thanks tom and Darcy--I can't wait for my FJN!

    bb

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  • Nana8
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    Sweet! Thank you for the great photo!

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  • SailorWA
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    Love my FJN

    Today I spent a little time with my friends at TB talking bags and waterfront activity.

    However, I have to tell you the best part was getting my hands on a final FJN. I've had the fortune to see the FJN evolve over time and this product is just incredible.

    Being from the PacificNW I'm a Big Red (Verizon) user and my Droid Incredible fits perfectly in the phone pocket. In the picture attached I've put a pack of sudafed to help show what else this pocket could carry. Of note, the design of the phone pocket is roomy but snug (you'll have to experience it to understand), I would not be worried about my phone falling out under normal conditions, but if you are worried, use the front pocket.

    The key strap is also holds the new Intelligent Access Fob quite nicely. The FJN is a perfect way for me to commute to/from meetings that do not require the use of a complete bag...

    Personally, I hate having 'junk' in my pockets. The FJN is great, I can keep my TB Wallet, pens, and fob in the FJN and sprint to/from a meeting. Also great is the size. If it is just pouring outside, or I'm in a creepy part of town I can easily zip my jacket up over the FJN and no one will be the wiser.

    When I first heard shoulder strap, I though no way; but I am converted, Tom was, as usual, way ahead of me on that. The strap adds a stability to the FJN that does not require the juggling act many zip open products do.

    Tom has done an excellent job on this product, I really cannot say enough positive remarks. The new Conifer color is superb and would be acceptable in most settings, I cannot wait to use the Field Journal Notebook next time to take notes for a boat survey.

    All in all, the best part of the day is when Riley notices you've arrived and comes to greet you his tail is always wagging. Skookum hung back a little more, but he warms up after a while.
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  • falconea
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    Originally posted by Darcy View Post
    We are going to offer a new type of Organizer Pouch soon: Dyneema! You will get to choose Steel, Solar, or Iberian in sizes Mini, Small, Medium, and Large. These should be available within a month or so.
    Yay!

    Hopefully they'll be made at the same time as the Conifer ones.

    Audrey

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