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Updated Packing List: On tour with Aeronaut & Brain Bag

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    Updated Packing List: On tour with Aeronaut & Brain Bag

    I mentioned in an old thread of mine that I would post an updated packing list. It's amazing how much progess I've made in the last two years. I leave in a few hours for a 17 day trip, traveling all over the East Coast/Mid-Atlantic area of the US, selling merch for a band. I'm planning for very nice spring weather, 60s-70s, maybe some rain. But I work indoors mostly.

    Sorry I don't have photos to accompany this post. I'll do my best to try and take some. Welcome to my set up:

    Main Compartment
    Large Packing Cube
    4 collared button down shirts - 2 long sleeve, 2 short sleeve
    8 pairs of no-show socks
    2 pairs of long, warm socks

    Small Packing Cube #1
    7 T-Shirts

    Small Packing Cube #2
    6 pairs of no-show socks
    1 Travel Tray
    1 short brimmed hat
    1 travel razor

    Folded Between the packing cubes
    3D Clear Organizer Cube w/ travel sized bottles of soap, shampoo, face wash, & toothpaste
    1 lightweight "military" jacket
    2 pairs of chino style shorts
    1 pair of gym shorts
    1 pair of light pajama pants
    a bunch of documents that I didn't want to carry in my Brain Bag, about 75 pages
    glasses case

    Main opening flap zippered pocket
    Mini Clear Organizer Pouch filled with teeth flossers
    Small Clear Organizer Pouch First Aid Kit - a couple varying sizes of band-aids, a couple disinfecting wipes, Excedrin, Advil, tiny sewing kit I took from a hotel bathroom
    business cards

    Left End Pocket Packing Cube
    10 pairs of boxer briefs

    Right End Pocket Packing Cube
    1 pair of Vans Dressed Up LPE shoes in Smoked Grey
    1 pair of work gloves

    Right End zippered pocket
    Large Sea to Summit Compression Dry Sack (great for dirty laundry)
    a couple plastic grocery bags, just in case

    Main Compartment #1 (Front)
    Camera I-O, containing:
    Canon 7D body
    Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4 lens
    Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens
    Battery charger
    Small Ballistic Organizer Pouch containing extra CompactFlash memory cards and a couple lens cleaning cloths
    Memory Card transfer hub w/ USB cable

    Snake Charmer, containing:
    MacBook charger cord
    iPhone USB charger cable
    500GB external hard drive and USB cable in a padded case
    2011 Mystery Gift Cork Pouch holding a few Square credit card readers

    Main Compartment #2 (Back)
    Vertical Brain Cell & 13" MacBook Pro
    Vertical Freudian Slip holding some folder, pens, FlipCam, business cards, & a RFID Blocking Passport Pouch containing my passport and health insurance card
    Vertical Cache & iPad

    Various Front Pockets
    Folding iPad stand
    Earbuds and small case
    toothbrush & holder

    Not packed
    Clothes I wear to the airport, including my jeans and hoodie
    Vans slip-ons
    Last edited by leviathan; 04-14-2012, 06:52 AM.

    My Tom Bihn arsenal
    Bags: Steel/Solar Aeronaut w/ Absolute Strap | Black/Steel Brain Bag | Black/Cardinal Tri-Star | Black/Steel/Solar Smart Alec
    Accessories: Camera I-O, Tripod Quiver, Brain Cell, Snake Charmer, Vertical Freudian Slip, Vertical iPad Cache, RFID Blocking Passport Pouch, Kit, Travel Tray, various Organizer Cubes & Pouches

    Very nice. Well thought out! Good luck on the trip!
    Joi Edwards

    black/steel Aeronaut, black/steel Smart Alec, navy Brain Bag, steel Snake Charmer, Absolute Strap, Vertical Freudian Slip, Brain Cell, Cache, Nook Pouch, wasabi Travel Packing Sacks, steel medium Yarn Stuff Sack, Aeronaut large and end Packing Cubes, Tri-Star large Packing Cube, ultraviolet Travel Tray, scads of different pouches of all sizes


      I can see you've moved up in the world, from a Rebel to a 7D.
      Owner of: Brain Bag backpack (Black), Field Journal Notebook (Blue), Snake Charmer (Small, Orange), Super Ego briefcase (Black / Indigo / Steel) with Reflective Strip, Brain Cell (Steel), Horizontal Freudian Slip, various Organizer Pouches and Key Straps, and a Side Effect (Black / Wassabi) worn as a belt-style hip-pack.


        These lists are very useful to get a sense of what fits into a particular bag. I would like to know if you pack any extra pants or jeans. Thanks.