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    no problem, if it's KLM you're worried about...

    no problem, if it's KLM you're worried about then, in my experience, an A45 is fine. I'll note that mine is 400 black halcyon (black is slimming :cool:) and I carry it shoulder bag style at the gate...
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    Thanks, although that's the link for the normal...

    Thanks, although that's the link for the normal mesh fabric, not the *spacer mesh* fabric which has padding (unless I'm missing it in the giant list?) like the back of a backpack (which has...
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    I travel KLM quite a bit and usually with an...

    I travel KLM quite a bit and usually with an A45/S25 or a WF/S25 and I've never been hassled in 20 years except the time I got exit row on an intra-EU and found out nothing under the seats, no bag on...
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    no problem - on the top photo, that's the Synapse...

    no problem - on the top photo, that's the Synapse 25 and the bottle is the Yeti 26oz; I can validate that 2(!) of the Yeti 26oz will fit in the water bottle pocket as I use two every week when I...
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    The Bihn bags favor inside-centered water bottle...

    The Bihn bags favor inside-centered water bottle pockets both because it's easier to carry the heavier usually single bottle centered in the pack and also because it doesn't jut out on the side of...
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    Yeah, might work! However, looks like the smalls...

    Yeah, might work! However, looks like the smalls are out of production / no longer available? Unless i'm looking in the wrong place?
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    ha, that's great! Same - I've gotten this a few...

    ha, that's great! Same - I've gotten this a few times flying around the west coast and once in Minneapolis from a TSA person who actually kinda cut the search short! She opened the bag, looked at...
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    Oh wow!! This is the TB accessory I never knew I...

    Oh wow!! This is the TB accessory I never knew I absolutely need right now! :rolleyes: Darcy - It would be great if TB made a padded larger q-kit / ghost whale pouch for eyeglasses! :heart_eyes:...
  9. Wow interesting, especially re Tom Bihn! As...

    Wow interesting, especially re Tom Bihn!

    As for OR - Grr, i just wish I hadn't found out that OR is primarily owned by a Korean factory operator, especially one with worker's rights complaints ...
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    Apparently the bag is a collaboration with 9H, a...

    Apparently the bag is a collaboration with 9H, a Japanese capsule hotel / work space, and the main compartment opening is supposed to be evocative of their hotel capsules:

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    at the risk of over-posting on this thread ... in...

    at the risk of over-posting on this thread ... in Chase Reeves news:

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    Sticky: Looks like Chihuly stuff at the garden/museum...

    Looks like Chihuly stuff at the garden/museum in Seattle!

    https://www.chihulygardenandglass.com/imager/imported/headers/4871/Holidays-Header_2_a97e0224734b2d2de2b1297ae9983e68.jpg
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    I use a combo of the Nite Ize Quickstand...

    I use a combo of the Nite Ize Quickstand for ultimate portability - like in my airplane diddy kit, and the XINKSD Portable Multi-Angle Stand (which used to be white-labeled by Anker) for a more...
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    Let's be honest - that gatekeeper thing seems way...

    Let's be honest - that gatekeeper thing seems way past its prime (if it ever worked?) and if the issue is a laptop falling out then, as you suggest, an unpadded zippered pocket is best. And, BTW,...
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    Well said by both! A few thoughts: (1.)...

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    Well said by both! A few thoughts:

    (1.) Backpack strap pockets, laptops, and the A30/45, WF/TS
    Totally agree with @Tonya - I don't want or need a dedicated laptop pocket ... that...
  16. Labor Practices of Big Name Outdoor Clothing Brands

    I thought this was pretty interesting on many levels as I buy from a lot of these brands ... for example, I guess I missed that Outdoor Research (OR) is now owned by a Korean textile assembly factory...
  17. My ole stand-by is the WF/DLBP-as-a-packing-cube...

    My ole stand-by is the WF/DLBP-as-a-packing-cube (and I usually roll up my pilot and bring that along too).

    With that, I'll be doing more personal travel soon, so I'm thinking of an additional...
  18. just tossing this out there relative to doo-dads...

    just tossing this out there relative to doo-dads that help with security:

    An Ottolock cinchlock - a bit spendy, but surprising how handy to cinch a bag fairly stealthily to just about anything and...
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    Totally agree! That said, for me, for now I'm...

    Totally agree! That said, for me, for now I'm going with the 2 Western Flyer travel duo because ....
    [hopefully the rest of this post isn't controversial for anyone so disclaimer: we all carry...
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    I would guess they probably have to get that...

    I would guess they probably have to get that feature into production and see how people respond before they'd consider updating other bags, but then what do I know?? : )
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    I'm guessing the Trinity will be the bag for...

    I'm guessing the Trinity will be the bag for people that like dedicated pockets for laptops (like the Synik for backpacks)

    for me, as a person that carries 2 laptops, a tablet, and 3 phones, it's...
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    Ha, yeah I saw that and had the exact same...

    Ha, yeah I saw that and had the exact same thought - it's definitely a ripoff ... well, as they say, imitation is sincerest form of flattery!

    Uhhhh.... where have I seen that before ......
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    Thanks for posting @spicynoodles! Yeah, I've got...

    Thanks for posting @spicynoodles! Yeah, I've got a Mission Workshop Rambler with an arkiv phone pouch that fits on the strap rail:
    ...
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    You've nailed how I use the WF too - it's perfect...

    You've nailed how I use the WF too - it's perfect for frequent business travel and also makes an excellent personal travel bag! (especially because the DLBP fits perfectly as a packing cube)

    I've...
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    Sticky: So do you need my GPS coordinates, or how does...

    So do you need my GPS coordinates, or how does that thing work? :)
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