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    #16
    I'd recommend Western Flyer Packing Cubes for the Smart Alec -- either two Large or one Large and two Small. I just took photos of those combinations of Packing Cubes inside of the Smart Alec for you, but I won't be able to post them until Monday.
    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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      One Western Flyer Packing Cube, Large, in the Smart Alec
      (you'd have room leftover for a Vertical Brain Cell plus some small items)

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      Two Western Flyer Packing Cubes, Large
      (takes up most of the space inside of the Smart Alec. Room for a couple of small things.)

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      One Western Flyer Packing Cube, Large and one Western Flyer Packing Cube, Small, Fabric/Mesh + one Western Flyer Packing Cube, Small, All Fabric stacked on top of each other.
      (takes up most of the space inside of the Smart Alec. Room for a couple of small things.)
      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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        #18
        Thanks for the information and the photos. This is very helpful.
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          #19
          Thanks again for all the help!
          I did order the Smart Alec. It is awesome, though given it's size I anticipate using it more for travel than for my every-day needs. It should be a great addition to my packing arsenal. I prefer two light bags to one heavy one when I am doing a lot of walking. For my trip to the Middle East next year I intend to take the Smart Alec and pair it with either a small roller-bag or the Western Flyer. The choice will depend on whether or not the airline I travel on allows two bags (carry-on + personal) or just one. If only one is allowed I'd choose the roller as my second bag, so I feel more comfortable if it needs to be checked.

          I surveyed my packing cubes and I have an entire drawerful. Should be more than sufficient for packing both bags!
          Last edited by bchaplin; 08-19-2012, 06:07 AM.
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