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ittoujuu
ittoujuu
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  • ittoujuu
    replied to Aeronaut 30
    One thing I've never been clear on - Cerylon has the gridded look "as a nod to Halcyon," but is it a pure aesthetics thing, or does that grid-appearance weave actually give the fabric legitimate "ripstop nylon" properties? The grid in halcyon is/was a totally different thing (ultra-high-weight...
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  • Cheers on a thoughtful review! The Pilot and Co-Pilot are two bags I've never really understood - I've seen that lots of people really, really love them, but when I think about how I myself would use them, it just comes up "???". Part of that is that I'm just not naturalized to crossbody bag...
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    Last edited by ittoujuu; 09-21-2022, 11:44 AM.

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  • A bit late to reply, but thank you everyone who's weighed in so far. The impression I'm getting is definitely that ballistic is the way to go to get a DLBP that fills the role I'm looking for.



    This is the exact kind of impressions I was hoping for - use cases of "in practice,...
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    Last edited by ittoujuu; 09-15-2022, 04:19 PM.

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  • ittoujuu
    replied to Zipper Substitutions?
    I'd been eyeing a Synapse 25 for well over a year, and Ursa/Dawn was my second-fave colorway (after the Wilderness/Cloud that I hoped for but was never actually made), and that was one of the few colorways that was listed on the page as still having the Aquaguard zippers - which is a major reason I...
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    Last edited by ittoujuu; 09-13-2022, 12:01 PM.

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  • I did take note of Evergoods' new proprietary fabric. In the same way that 525 ballistic was basically half the denier of 1050, Evergoods' 840 ballistic is likewise half of 1680 - though I don't know whether these lighter-weight versions inherit the properties of their heavier forebears (i.e. would...
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