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    YAY YAY YAY YAY YAY 33 and 23 liter options?...

    YAY YAY YAY YAY YAY

    33 and 23 liter options?

    AND an Ursa option?

    This is all great news!

    I’ve always wanted a TB pack I could take on an overnight hike - sleeping bag, inflatable pad,...
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    Raffle Time! (Ends 21SEP2020)

    I’ve appreciated the support of my fiancée, who not only financially helped me with very expensive car repairs, but helped get me to and from work while I was without a car for almost an entire month...
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    Sticky: Thanks! These pictures were taken at Jonamac...

    Thanks!

    These pictures were taken at Jonamac Orchard in Malta, Illinois (near Northern Illinois University and DeKalb).

    If you live in Chicago or the suburbs, it’s probably the closest place...
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    Sticky: This weekend, my L15 came along to hike the...

    This weekend, my L15 came along to hike the trails at Volo Bog State Natural Area in Northeastern Illinois.

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  5. Thread: Yeoman Mini

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    Yeoman Mini

    If you can still find them, the Lightweight Black Hole Duffel by Patagonia. I use one for all my car camping trips to carry gear down to my car, from the car to the campsite, and as a mini dresser...
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    Sticky: Where did your TB bag go lately

    My bag went apple picking and through the corn maze this weekend.

    If you’re wondering, the Luminary 15 fits just shy of a full peck of apples, and carries a lot more comfortably than those...
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    Sticky: I really hope they continue making Small Shop...

    I really hope they continue making Small Shop Bags.

    The Truck series is a great line of bags but by no means are they the same bags as the Shop Bags. I own 2 Monster Trucks, but I would never use...
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    Sticky: My new L15 came in the mail today as well as a...

    My new L15 came in the mail today as well as a Small Shop Bag. The former was meant as a backup to a beloved Deep Blue/Coyote L15 I’ve beaten the living heck out of, and the latter was purely an...
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    Sticky: Darcy are the only “limited edition” Halcyon...

    Darcy are the only “limited edition” Halcyon fabrics Sitka, Acuity and Solaris, or is Coyote also a limited edition fabric? I was reading the blog post about the restock and couldn’t tell based on...
  10. It pains me to return this bag, but I am sending...

    It pains me to return this bag, but I am sending it back because - as Bogiesan suggested - the best support for someone with a bad back is always going to be 2 straps over 1. It was the last one...
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    Think the Sidekick will work?

    moriond

    I’ve found the best way to get the most out of a bag is by packing it with smaller items. As soon as you put one large item inside, you start diminishing the flexibility of the fabric....
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    Think the Sidekick will work?

    Now I’m curious. Anyone out there with both an SK and HLT2 who also owns a similar pair of headphones and can compare how headphones fit inside?

    My guess is the the SK is going to prove too...
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    The SK (even in Halcyon) probably doesn’t offer...

    The SK (even in Halcyon) probably doesn’t offer the expandability and front to back depth those headphones would require.

    Here are some other bags to consider.

    An HLT2 might work if you take...
  14. Going to toss in another vote for Coyote pulls on...

    Going to toss in another vote for Coyote pulls on a Mars Red bag. Enjoy the new bag and welcome to the forums!


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  15. The Icon, or “A Crossbody for Backpack Haters”

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    Sticky: We spent this past weekend at a cabin in...

    We spent this past weekend at a cabin in Indiana’s Amish Country.

    Along for the ride was an HLT1, Deluxe Spiff Kit, Medium Yeoman Duffel and Monster Truck.

    Not hard to guess which color fabric...
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    Sticky: A new shoulder pad for crossbody bags,...

    A new shoulder pad for crossbody bags, constructed the same way as the edgeless backpack straps.


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    Sticky: TB Anticipation Syndrome

    Hoping I don’t beat a dead horse into glue, but I am glad to see the transition away from paper packing slips (totally redundant if you have an online account with Tom Bihn where you can reference...
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    Sticky: We’re up in Harbor Country, Michigan for the...

    We’re up in Harbor Country, Michigan for the weekend, and the theme is “Coyote.” Well, almost. They haven’t yet made face masks in Coyote...but could they (please) Darcy?

    I’m rolling several Tom...
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    Sticky: TB Anticipation Syndrome

    My latest haul finally came in the mail today! Pictured are a Monster Truck, Everyday Cubelet, Mini Halcyon Organizer Pouch and an 8” Snaphook/O-Ring Key Strap....
  21. Ordered a Coyote/Coyote/Cloud Icon, because duh. ...

    Ordered a Coyote/Coyote/Cloud Icon, because duh.


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    In Praise of the HLT

    I would second moriond with the suggestion to pair a small crossbody bag with a larger backpack for travel. It allows you to keep all your quick/easy access items on your front side and...
  23. Definitely digging this “pay it forward” spirit...

    Definitely digging this “pay it forward” spirit of sharing returned bags and restocked items/colors. Thanks for the heads-up, Walker!


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    Favorites & Regrets ? Slow to love?

    Regret: Deluxe Spiff Kit.

    I can actually fit an entire weekend of toiletries, including contact lenses and medications, in a single Cubelet. The DSK is way more room than I need and since the...
  25. Thread: Duffle Bag

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    Duffle Bag

    Happy to hear someone gave it a good home, Muni_Jedi! Always appreciate good Tom Bihn karma. Many of my own purchases have been made because customers returned items which were out of stock.

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