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  1. I really like the idea of your packing lists in...

    I really like the idea of your packing lists in OmniFocus. My packing style is haphazard, where I gather things that I think I'll need over the course of the week leading up to the trip, and then a...
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    Oh yeah. Bigger pockets would make a huge...

    Oh yeah. Bigger pockets would make a huge difference also. Theyíre just a bit narrow for my hands when I put small stuff in them and also too narrow for most bottles!
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    Lia, I love the chart you made describing what...

    Lia, I love the chart you made describing what each pocket holds! As someone considering the A30 or S30 for trips where my S22 is not quite big enough, it helps to have the idea of the compartment...
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    I really, really wish the Pop Tote had D-rings...

    I really, really wish the Pop Tote had D-rings for a shoulder strap. I would use it cross-body often.
  5. Thread: Bag repair

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    Tenacious Tape is designed to remove cleanly so...

    Tenacious Tape is designed to remove cleanly so that jackets, bags, etc, can be properly patched at a later time. On items I’ve patched it’s never been a question- the patches have been strong enough...
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    Face masks are very common in Asia. Many wear...

    Face masks are very common in Asia. Many wear them for the commute on the roads and many others wear them when they are sick out of concern for spreading germs. You wouldn't look especially out of...
  7. Thread: Shadow Guide?

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    I agree. I skipped out on the Shadow Guide (and...

    I agree. I skipped out on the Shadow Guide (and the original Guide's Pack) because it is unlined. I don't mind the extra weight. Even if it were lined with Aether instead of Halcyon 200, that would...
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    We also use the Coway Mighty at home, to keep...

    We also use the Coway Mighty at home, to keep dust levels under control in the bedroom. In a former apartment we had what we diagnosed to be black mold, and an air purifier made the bedroom much more...
  9. Thread: Bag repair

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    I use Tenacious Tape as linked above. Cut it with...

    I use Tenacious Tape as linked above. Cut it with rounded corners. Apply it in a warm environment and press it firmly. Let it cure for 24 hours. I've never had Tenacious Tape peel, except when...
  10. Wow, you pack light! Because I pack a camera...

    Wow, you pack light!

    Because I pack a camera and some other dense electronic gear, my S19 or S22 grazes about 14lbs when packed for a typical two or three week trip.
  11. Great photos and I think you picked an awesome...

    Great photos and I think you picked an awesome colorway. It's really good looking with that splash of Iberian peeking out. I'm looking forward to seeing how the bag handles your daily use and...
  12. Thread: 2020 Wish List

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    Sticky: A zero-gravity messenger bag. Something similar...

    A zero-gravity messenger bag. Something similar to the Icon but a little larger than the Maker's Bag would do nicely.

    Should ideally be able to take a horizontal Cache for up to a 15" laptop and...
  13. Thread: Key Troubles

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    I hate to suggest more organization for the...

    I hate to suggest more organization for the Synapse given how many pockets it already has but I think it'd work well for you. If one pocket is close to working well but you want to keep the contents...
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    Iíll make my guess official now: A limited run...

    Iíll make my guess official now:

    A limited run of Synapses with Synik-style straps.

    Iíll need one of those.
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    Yes, kinda. It should be 40-50įF so not too cold....

    Yes, kinda. It should be 40-50įF so not too cold. And weíre only there for a day for the transfer, sadly.
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    I do, but Iím not really dedicated about it. I...

    I do, but Iím not really dedicated about it. I have a little lens cinch pouch that I got with a different Panasonic lens.

    It was a tough choice to pick the 45mm. Itís not a normal focal length...
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    Iíve just posted a packing list over in the...

    Iíve just posted a packing list over in the packing lists sub forum!
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    Synik 22 for 20 days in Asia

    Since the Synik is pretty new I thought you guys would like to hear about my packing list for Asia. (Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan)

    Clothing
    - 1x short sleeve wool blend oxford
    - 1x short...
  19. All of your photos are so awesome and helpful....

    All of your photos are so awesome and helpful. Thanks for sharing! That Nordic Halcyon looks great in your photos as well. It's not a color I've ever experienced in real life.

    On 1050D vs. 525D -...
  20. I use the LSB for groceries and sometimes the...

    I use the LSB for groceries and sometimes the Truck. I actually prefer the LSB because it's flat until I load it up.

    For what it's worth I like the Pop Tote way better than the Shop Bag, but I...
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    That's correct. They're simple zippered backpacks...

    That's correct. They're simple zippered backpacks with one big compartment. But as I mentioned above, the older model packs to the size of a tangerine and the newer, even lighter model could fit...
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    I think TB makes much better packable bags if you...

    I think TB makes much better packable bags if you need good organization.

    If you don't, my go-to has always been the Sea to Summit Ultra Sil Day Pack. I've recently just got a Sea to Summit Ultra...
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    You can buy them brand new on Amazon, to nobody's...

    You can buy them brand new on Amazon, to nobody's surprise. A quick look suggests you can get 24 for $10 or 60 for $14.
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    I was on the phone last night so I had to be...

    I was on the phone last night so I had to be brief. Here's details:

    In the bottom I have a pair of sturdy flip flops (Chacos) in an Eagle Creek Specter Shoe Sac.

    There are three button-down...
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    I think that the Eagle Creek Specter Compression...

    I think that the Eagle Creek Specter Compression cube is a great choice for the main compartment. It tucks into the clothing straps nicely and still leaves space for narrow things like a water bottle...
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