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  1. Coming from a recent student- I wouldn't...

    Coming from a recent student- I wouldn't recommend the DLBP at all for school. Books are heavy and you also need to carry lots of other class-specific tools and a laptop at a minimum. Compartments...
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    The S19/22 works, but it does look a little small...

    The S19/22 works, but it does look a little small on me. I'm not a big guy by any means, and the S19 is definitely the smallest I'd go for in a backpack- I prefer taller, narrower bags as opposed to...
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    That's a good question, and I've been battling...

    That's a good question, and I've been battling with it a bit myself. For some cases, I like parapack in the way that it's closer to halcyon but without the ripstop grid pattern. But with this...
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    I happen to have a Pelican 1510 as well as the...

    I happen to have a Pelican 1510 as well as the S30. The handle fits through the bottom of the passthrough, but not the top. So can hook your fingers onto the handle through the opening and tow it...
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    I've removed the logo on three of my TB bags!...

    I've removed the logo on three of my TB bags! Like you, I'm not a huge fan of branding, even from companies I admire. I prefer for my bag to be a sleeper, and if someone recognizes it as a TB bag and...
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    Thank you! And you are correct! I'm currently...

    Thank you! And you are correct! I'm currently living in Northern Michigan (for another month) and Empire Bluffs is one of our go-to's :)
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    More on the Synik 30

    Well, Synik preview week is here and pre-orders start next Tuesday! In my first post on these forums at the beginning of the year I asked for pretty much this exact backpack, so I'm excited that I've...
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    I've been trying my growing collection of bottles...

    I've been trying my growing collection of bottles in the S30 and have mixed feelings on the newer design of the center pocket. I believe these changes are the same as the ones implemented to the...
  9. I've clipped to the outside of bags while...

    I've clipped to the outside of bags while traveling my car, but I wouldn't want to do so while flying. To each their own though.

    The clamshell and extra space it provides is what allows the bag to...
  10. I don't have a Brain Bag anymore, but I'm...

    I don't have a Brain Bag anymore, but I'm hesitant to say that it would fit. While I can attest that the Brain Bag has a ton of volume, the depth is listed at 9.1 inches which is split between the...
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    My opinion is that the internal frame makes life...

    My opinion is that the internal frame makes life better in all instances.

    It was a game changer when I got one for my S25, but didn't think it would be needed for my S19 with smaller loads. Well,...
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    Agreed. After checking out the Synik 30 today,...

    Agreed. After checking out the Synik 30 today, it'd be hard for me to recommend a Synapse to someone who's looking to make a purchase- whether it be a replacement or a new addition. In my opinion,...
  13. Thank you Darcy, I've been waiting for this for a...

    Thank you Darcy, I've been waiting for this for a while! My first forum post was actually detailing the desire for this kind of bag.

    I would review the hell out of this backpack, and I hope...
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    Got me excited. I'm waiting every day for the new...

    Got me excited. I'm waiting every day for the new backpack announcement and I imagine it'll be a similar title! Soon...
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    Thanks guys. I was considering allocating it to...

    Thanks guys. I was considering allocating it to beach duty- just to carry a water bottle, towel, and spare shirt; or even modifying it to function as a sling bag.

    After waiting a couple months in...
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    Please help me like the Luminary

    Here's my predicament:

    I was excited for my Luminary 15 to arrive this past Monday, as I'm heading to Portland for a month or two on Friday and wanted to use it as a companion to my TS on the...
  17. I regularly carry a 40oz hydro flask in mine, and...

    I regularly carry a 40oz hydro flask in mine, and the 24oz (which is taller/narrower) fits as well. But the 32oz is what it's supposed to accomodate and that's what I'd recommend. It really depends...
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    Sticky: Yeah, I highly suspect that it'd be an addition...

    Yeah, I highly suspect that it'd be an addition rather than a replacement.. The current Synapse has done very well, but many people have also made suggestions for things they'd like to see in that...
  19. I just tossed a similar load into my halcyon S25...

    I just tossed a similar load into my halcyon S25 to gauge the size for you, and I'd say you'll have more than enough room. That was without packing cubes or really trying to pack well; I just stuffed...
  20. Interesting, my gmail filters out "promotions",...

    Interesting, my gmail filters out "promotions", and that's where it ended up. I'm sure they'll get it figured out for ya if you give customer service a heads up!
  21. I originally thought the same; check your spam...

    I originally thought the same; check your spam folders :)
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    Can't comment on public transit, but I just...

    Can't comment on public transit, but I just checked Uber and it's a $25, ~20 min. ride from the airport at the moment. This can vary quite a bit depending on time of day..
  23. I just called and talked to Kat today because I...

    I just called and talked to Kat today because I have a trip in a couple weeks and was just curious if they had a solid date. She said they should ship not next week, but the following one. Hoping so!
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    Sticky: Yes, all of the large U.S. freighters carry...

    Yes, all of the large U.S. freighters carry taconite (iron ore) from L. Superior to the lower lakes. Very possible it was us. But glad to know we're in good company while sailing through the locks!
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    Sticky: Which 1000 footer did you watch go through? I...

    Which 1000 footer did you watch go through? I transited the lock many times last summer on the Mesabi Miner and Paul R. Tregurtha...
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