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  1. #1
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    Jan 2020
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    Is the Synik outside access to built-in cache lockable?

    One of the benefits of owning the Synapse 19 was the ability to use a TSA lock on the main compartment of the bag to securely lock access to it so that my iPad Pro was safe. I cannot entirely tell from the product shots and photos in various reviews that I have read of this update to the line but it seems like the outside access only has a single zipper and cannot be locked for security now? Curious if owners can verify that is the case and if I am in fact right about that I am definitely disappointed by that.

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    Welcome to the Forums @essentialenemy!

    I don't have my S22 with me to check, but I believe you are correct.
    If no one positively confirms either way for you, please reach out to the fine folks in Customer Service (IM, email, phone) and they'll let you know.
    I like all the blues and greys...and all the happy citrus colours too! My search unicorn is the Sapphire Dyneema original Small Shop Bag...

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    Registered User MJLO's Avatar
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    On a recent trip, this is how I secured the outside zip

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  4. #4
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    Springfield, MA
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    Ohhhhhh wow. I have already thought it was a little weird that all those zippers end up stacked together, but that means you can lock them. Huh. Cool.

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    Forum Member GrussGott's Avatar
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    Just want to tie this with the other thread on locking.

    As an FYI, a common way around locks is to stick a ball point pen into the zipper teeth below the lock, run it down, and then take the items. Another point to be aware of is that locks may draw attention (of thieves) to your bag.

    I love to hear from TB if the pen trick has been tried by their design team and if they've ever considered the fabric zipper loop (see other thread).
    Last edited by GrussGott; 01-14-2020 at 07:30 PM.

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