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  • latchford
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    Looks like X-Pac has started to make its way to other bags. Black X-Pac/Solaris Halcyon Synik 30 is in production.

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  • Chicagoan
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    Originally posted by organicfarmer View Post

    So I could get coal AND list a FJN on eBay for $500? That's not a negative, that's a feature.

    (PS I don't condone exaggerated price sales. They overwhelm real listings on eBay and from sold listings on ebay they appear to not often sell at those high prices and just occupy space. From a free-market economics standpoint, I will say the sellers who do so are just a product of FOMO marketing and low inventory sales system employed in TB store. I can't fault the sellers as they found a niche and ran with it. They become the available inventory the manufacturer doesn't have or doesn't want to have. Hate the game, not the player)
    One question I always ask myself when I'm on the fence about a bag, and especially when it's a rare one with limited inventory, is "would someone else enjoy this more, and is this potentially someone else's first choice they didn't or couldn't get?"

    And I return them back to Tom Bihn with the hope it gets bought by someone who wanted the bag more than I do.

    I wish more folks would just return the bags they don't like instead of selling them at a markup - because the only way to make a sale on eBay profitable (after accounting for selling fees) is to sell it at a significant markup.

    Time for turkey!

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  • organicfarmer
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    Originally posted by Chicagoan View Post
    PSA: Santa only puts coal in the stockings of all the naughty boys and girls who resell limited quantity items on eBay.
    So I could get coal AND list a FJN on eBay for $500? That's not a negative, that's a feature.

    (PS I don't condone exaggerated price sales. They overwhelm real listings on eBay and from sold listings on ebay they appear to not often sell at those high prices and just occupy space. From a free-market economics standpoint, I will say the sellers who do so are just a product of FOMO marketing and low inventory sales system employed in TB store. I can't fault the sellers as they found a niche and ran with it. They become the available inventory the manufacturer doesn't have or doesn't want to have. Hate the game, not the player)

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  • Chicagoan
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    Originally posted by dirkhaun View Post
    The restock page got relabelled "Holiday Debut", featuring the Addax, FJN - and some surprise additions ...
    PSA: Santa only puts coal in the stockings of all the naughty boys and girls who resell limited quantity items on eBay.
    Last edited by Chicagoan; 11-23-2022, 04:32 PM.

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  • dirkhaun
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    The restock page got relabelled "Holiday Debut", featuring the Addax, FJN - and some surprise additions ...

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  • moriond
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    Originally posted by KCam View Post
    MikeV Cutesy names for the new Small Grab Bag offerings. Will the mystery fabric type on the side panels be listed at some point so we have an idea what the material is? Much prefer the material info (as was always provided on the (now Large)) Grab Bag offerings to the silly names.
    I received a version of the new Small Grab Bag from TB (but I've been really swamped with work lately, and will need time to post pictures). The material at the side of City Blues feels like the fabric of the ADDAX26, which is listed as 2x2 Ballistic Nylon. It might be slightly more flexible than 525d ballistic, but similar weave, and not as flexing as 630d Recycled. The outer grey material feels slightly lighter, but again similar texture weave. I like this a lot (and I found some of the early Grab Bag sides too stiff, and Cerylon much lighter). It's a good blend, and a very handy size because of its depth. I can stuff an HLT1 inside, and mold a Halcyon HLT2 so that the bottom of it fits into the small Grab Bag.

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  • setrombley
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    I have no problem with the names (what's wrong with Harley Quinn???), but do think it would be nice if we knew what the fabrics were (or at what you think they might be).

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  • KCam
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    Much appreciated MikeV Even if it’s just an educated guess at what the material is it’d be nice to know. Thank you!

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  • MikeV
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    Originally posted by KCam View Post
    MikeV Cutesy names for the new Small Grab Bag offerings. Will the mystery fabric type on the side panels be listed at some point so we have an idea what the material is? Much prefer the material info (as was always provided on the (now Large)) Grab Bag offerings to the silly names.
    That's really good feedback. There have been a few materials that we used that we didn't even know exactly what they were, and that got us in the mode of cutesy names. But I can see where you're coming from and we'll try to give a better idea of what the fabrics are in the future.

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  • KCam
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    MikeV Cutesy names for the new Small Grab Bag offerings. Will the mystery fabric type on the side panels be listed at some point so we have an idea what the material is? Much prefer the material info (as was always provided on the (now Large)) Grab Bag offerings to the silly names.

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  • G42
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    Originally posted by dirkhaun View Post
    The Techonaut/Aeronaut 45 Packing Cubes now have proper photos of the new Piscine design.
    I saw one in person last week at the factory, it looks really cool in Piscine.. Catches the light

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  • dirkhaun
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    The Techonaut/Aeronaut 45 Packing Cubes now have proper photos of the new Piscine design.

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  • MatthewR
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    G42 is correct, that is just a Boreal Yeoman Duffel photobombing the pic.

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  • G42
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    Originally posted by epeterson View Post

    I see something green (verde?) hiding at the bottom as well...
    I think that is just a Yeoman that photo bombed the pic of the 5 UV items...

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  • epeterson
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    Originally posted by G42 View Post
    New month, new rare bag giveaway....
    I see something green (verde?) hiding at the bottom as well...

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