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    Side kick 210 ballistic?

    Hi, I haven't been paying enough attention to know, but I'm wondering if the side kick had ever been offered in 210 ballistic.

    I've wanted to love my side effect but it's stiffness was just too unyielding for me and the size wasn't quite right.

    I'm absolutely in love with my 210 ballistic travel cubelet and thought how nice it would be if the side kick came in that same fabric. Because sometimes I just want to carry a bit more than the travel cubelet will hold.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Duggy'sMom View Post
    Hi, I haven't been paying enough attention to know, but I'm wondering if the side kick had ever been offered in 210 ballistic.

    I've wanted to love my side effect but it's stiffness was just too unyielding for me and the size wasn't quite right.

    I'm absolutely in love with my 210 ballistic travel cubelet and thought how nice it would be if the side kick came in that same fabric. Because sometimes I just want to carry a bit more than the travel cubelet will hold.
    Hasn't been offered in 210 ballistic... The lightest weight right now is the 400d halcyon.
    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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    I can always hope..... I guess at least I didn't miss them


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    @Duggy'sMom, what material is your Side Effect in--Halcyon, 525 Ballistic, or 1050 Ballistic? I think SEs and to a lesser extent SKs are really stiff in 1050 Ballistic (at least until it softens with age) but for me they're fine in Halcyon or 525 Ballistic. Your mileage may vary, though.
    I have a bunch of great bags. Favorite color combos include Aubergine/Island, Navy/Solar, Forest/UV, Original Halcyon/Wasabi, Cloud/Viridian.

    I've fulfilled my dream of palindromic-colored nested bags! Navy/Ultraviolet Pilot with Aubergine/Island Side Effect inside: blue purple purple blue. Forest/UV A45 with Aubergine/Wasabi Co-Pilot inside: green purple purple green.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aedifica View Post
    @Duggy'sMom, what material is your Side Effect in--Halcyon, 525 Ballistic, or 1050 Ballistic? I think SEs and to a lesser extent SKs are really stiff in 1050 Ballistic (at least until it softens with age) but for me they're fine in Halcyon or 525 Ballistic. Your mileage may vary, though.
    I bought mine ages ago so I will presume it is 1050. And it is so very stiff!


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    Actually I just checked. It was bought in 2016 which is only 3 years ago. Lol.

    How can I tell which material it is?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Duggy'sMom View Post
    Actually I just checked. It was bought in 2016 which is only 3 years ago. Lol.

    How can I tell which material it is?


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    If your Side Kick was purchased before October 2017, it has to be either Black or Nordic Halcyon— which you should be able to easily distinguish — or 1050d Ballistic Nylon. The first Side Effects in 525d Ballistic Nylon colors were not offered until early August 2017, and the first Side Kicks using 525d Ballistic Nylon we’re not available until early October 2017:
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    10/10/2017 New Bags and Colors Ready to Order
    A Favorite Bird Edition

    Side Kick, Alphaviolet 525 Ballistic/Viridian 210 Ballistic
    Side Kick, Black 525 Ballistic/Grass 210 Ballistic
    Side Kick, Deep Blue 525 Ballistic/Dawn 210 Ballistic
    Side Kick, Cloud 525 Ballistic/Viridian 210 Ballistic
    Side Kick, Mars Red 525 Ballistic/Viridian 210 Ballistic
    Side Kick, Mars Red 525 Ballistic/Canyon 210 Ballistic
    Side Kick, Olive 525 Ballistic/Cloud 210 Ballistic

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    Thanks @moriond!

    That explains it! Mine is definitely not 525 ballistic.


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    Greetings,
    I found the Side Kick too stiff in the 1050 ballistic. It's lovely in the 525 ballistic and in my opinion it's perfect in Halcyon. elisa

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    When first offered in 525 ballistic, the interior was 210 ballistic. The outside has never been 210 ballistic.

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