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    dorayme
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  • dorayme
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    Does the Swift ever come in single colors other than black/black?
    It used to be offered in Steel/Steel 1050d ballistic. But that option is no longer available as a choice on the website. Cork is also a "solid" with the black accents. The new ballistic offerings may eventually be offered with a solid choice.
    I am not a fan of the two sides being different colors either. I like how the Little Swifts have the same color on both sides and the sharp black accents.

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  • Walker
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  • Walker
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    I am a recent owner of the ultrasuede Little Swift. Love, love, love it! In it, I have been carrying my regular "go-to-work" load:
    Side pocket 1: 2 organizer wallets ( 1 for my wallet stuff, 1 for business cards, business credit card, work receipts) + 1 mini pouch (as a coin purse).

    Side pocket 2: 12" square non-static cloth for cleaning eyeglasses, gadget screen + my phone (samsung vibrant in a rubber case)

    Main compartment: 1 pair large sunglasses + 1 pair eyeglasses inside the stuff sack, 1 external hard drive 5" x 3" x 3/4" + pen + small notebook in a non-TB pouch, 1 small organizer pouch as 3-1-1 (lip balm, sunscreen, insect repellant), 22-oz aluminum water bottle, my Panasonic LX5 camera in a non-TB pouch. One day, I put my lunch (in a rectangular 20-oz ziploc rectangular plastic container at the bottom of the bag. All of the above still fit, but the top of the bag is as "fat" as the bottom. So not as comfortable to wear over the shoulder. I am short and I do not like carrying my tote over my arm.

    Now that I experienced the Little Swift, I am saving for the Swift. I am not a fan of the 2-color theme (3 if I count the black base) of the Swift. The only single color is the cork and the black/black. Does the Swift ever come in single colors other than black/black?

    Thanks.

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  • moriond
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  • moriond
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    Originally posted by Birdfeeder View Post
    I am thinking about getting a new book bag to carry to work. I thought either the Swift or Little Swift might work. I usually carry a book (or 2), my lunch, maybe a file folder with a few papers in it, and maybe a couple of small items (extra checkbook, flash drive, etc.). Any recommendations for me?
    Thanks for your thoughts.
    Hi Birdfeeder,

    I should probably let Dorayme weigh in here, since she is a self-avowed Swift enthusiast. My opinion is that the Little Swift will do just fine. Take a look at Peregrina's post and images of the bag and what it holds, and I think you'll be convinced. I really like the Vulcana Hemp combination. For a different view of what the Little Swift will hold, try ncb4's post and pictures for the Little Swift in Kiwi Ballistic Nylon. I have both the regular sized Swift and the Little Swift, but usually carry the Little Swift for the situation you describe.

    moriond

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  • dorayme
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  • dorayme
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    How big are the books? How big is your lunch? At first I would say regular swift, especially if you may want to throw in a jacket/sweater/shawl ever. The little Swift would handle your list, but you wouldn't have very much room to spare. But seeing as how books are relative and so are lunches you may be just fine with a LS. Give us just a bit more info, we would be happy to enable, um, help you :-}

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    Swift or Little Swift?

    I am thinking about getting a new book bag to carry to work. I thought either the Swift or Little Swift might work. I usually carry a book (or 2), my lunch, maybe a file folder with a few papers in it, and maybe a couple of small items (extra checkbook, flash drive, etc.). Any recommendations for me?
    Thanks for your thoughts.
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