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    Edgeless strapped Synapse 25 issue

    Been playing with the edgeless strap variant of the S25 and have found an interesting issue. The new straps are wider than the original straps yet are attached at the same point. This makes the...
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    I pack as if I'm trying to go a week without...

    I pack as if I'm trying to go a week without doing laundry; if I'm ever anywhere > one week-ish I plan on doing laundry.

    What I've found is this saves me on how much I need to pack, which saves...
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    Sticky: As a recent Side Effect convert: wow! Blown away...

    As a recent Side Effect convert: wow! Blown away by that Solar Side Effect is incredible, so jealous :D
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    There is a Tom Bihn BST group on Facebook that...

    There is a Tom Bihn BST group on Facebook that has quite a bit of activity. You can also try Poshmark and apps like it but the group on Facebook has been the best resource so far
  5. May I suggest purchasing one of each and...

    May I suggest purchasing one of each and returning the one that doesn't work out? It's a $10 fee to return so nothing you would really miss.
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    Seems dependent on your bottle, I'd check out the...

    Seems dependent on your bottle, I'd check out the measurements. It's important to fit the diameter of your bottle more than the height (the stuff sack's role is to keep your bottle upright)

    Thanks...
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    Sticky: Will there ever be new halcyon 400d exterior...

    Will there ever be new halcyon 400d exterior colors?
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    Water bottle in a Daylight Backpack

    Any tips for keeping a large 32oz double insulated water bottle upright in a Daylight Backpack?

    I really enjoy my Luminary 15's sewn in solution -- I keep it unzipped and it is enough to keep my...
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    Sticky: Wow, I was in camp Wilderness for sure until I...

    Wow, I was in camp Wilderness for sure until I saw these Constellation shots. Quite stunning and pairs with coyote rather well, bravo Tom Bihn!!
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    I'm not jazzed about all that coyote on the back...

    I'm not jazzed about all that coyote on the back paneling, for a hike in the woods sure but as a travel bag it feels out of place. Which is sad because the extra attachment points would allow some...
  11. Thread: 2020 Wish List

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    Sticky: Daylight Backpack with better straps, I think the...

    Daylight Backpack with better straps, I think the old Synapse straps are a nice balance between packability and comfort. If Synapses are being upgrades with edgeless straps I would love to see...
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    Sticky: Thank you Darcy! By chance do you happen to know...

    Thank you Darcy! By chance do you happen to know the colorways for the new Edgeless straps Synapses?

    (trying to play it cool but I'm overly pumped about this news)
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    I just tried out the Magpul DAKA Everyday Wallet,...

    I just tried out the Magpul DAKA Everyday Wallet, which actually was not enough room for me (if only I didn't have to carry a thick access badge with me at all times!)

    They make another version...
  14. Thread: 2020 Wish List

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    Sticky: I'm sure this has been mentioned but... Synik...

    I'm sure this has been mentioned but... Synik straps on the Synapse 25!

    When the Synik was announced I have to admit that I was not excited about the clamshell opening. If you use packing cubes...
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    Sticky: You and I are on the same page here! Just make...

    You and I are on the same page here! Just make sure it can handle a 15" laptop :D
  16. Thread: 2020 Wish List

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    Sticky: I just have 2 wishes from Tom & Nik (any other...

    I just have 2 wishes from Tom & Nik (any other folks in charge of design?)

    First, a small backpack in the vein of the Luminary 15 that can accommodate a 15" MacBook Pro (believe me, if work didn't...
  17. Thread: 2019 wish list

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    Luminary-esque bag that can fit a 15" Macbook Pro...

    Luminary-esque bag that can fit a 15" Macbook Pro in its padded laptop section. Seriously!

    I had to pick up a North Face bag because it was the only option out even remotely close and my daily...
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    I'm pretty sad that the Synik 22 can't...

    I'm pretty sad that the Synik 22 can't accommodate a MacBook Pro 15 😭
  19. New job, new laptop, new bag (recommendation please!)

    So to preface, I am as loyal a Tom Bihn customer as can be and despite my username I have 2 bags that I love: my Synapse 25 for travel and a Luminary 15 that has been amazing for everything I need...
  20. Thanks so much for the response! I certainly feel...

    Thanks so much for the response! I certainly feel better with my decision to go with the L15. Your fit compare pics are so helpful!
  21. 6ft tall guy here. I donít carry much when Iím in...

    6ft tall guy here. I donít carry much when Iím in town so I appreciate the L12ís size, did you hate the way the straps hit on you at our height or would it work? Iím talking about carrying it all day...
  22. Luminary 15 orders must have hit the limit early...

    Luminary 15 orders must have hit the limit early - glad there was one in my cart! Purchased just in the nick of time
  23. Thread: 2019 wish list

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    I suppose I'll throw this idea out again: a...

    I suppose I'll throw this idea out again: a hybrid Synapse 25-ish bag where the front can detach somehow from the main large compartment. Use case would be for travel as I currently use my S25 with...
  24. Canít decide between the L12 and L15 so I guess...

    Canít decide between the L12 and L15 so I guess Iíll get one of each and keep the one I like more. I need a very minimal bag for days when Iím out and about but not carrying too much (Iím either...
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    Bumping this thread for some more recent...

    Bumping this thread for some more recent responses. Iím about to take a flight on Frontier, does the S25 still work as a personal item?
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