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  1. I updated the page yesterday with some additional...

    I updated the page yesterday with some additional photos: https://www.tombihn.com/products/beaver-transport-bag

    Thanks for your support, everyone! Tom's working on some other designs to aid...
  2. It's official! See below. Thanks, everyone, for...

    It's official! See below. Thanks, everyone, for your feedback. We'll consider split debuts that are further spaced apart in the future, as staffing allows; it's difficult for some of our staff to...
  3. Good questions. Here's the most current...

    Good questions. Here's the most current information:

    Monday, 12/2 will be next restock of both the Synik 22 and Synik 30.
    It's not final, but it looks like 1/2 of the stock will be offered at...
  4. 12/2 Debut: Splitting it across two different times of day?

    I believe a few of you suggested that we split the Synik releases over two different times/days. We did that, and I think it worked better for a number of people. So, thank you! Splitting the times...
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    Do you mean sizes? There's your hint :)

    Do you mean sizes?

    There's your hint :)
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    Yikes. @BihnBag much of this is illuminating to...

    Yikes. @BihnBag much of this is illuminating to us. Thank you for doing all of this research. We actually have a meeting scheduled with our UPS rep this week, and we're going to ask about some of...
  7. All, Thanks to everyone who responded to my...

    All,

    Thanks to everyone who responded to my emails so quickly and sent the photos.

    Im pretty sure what were seeing here is very small areas of the DWR (Durable Water Repellent) surface...
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    I'm glad you got one because it looks like it...

    I'm glad you got one because it looks like it sold out!

    Thanks to everyone who live chatted me and Nik last night -- you were very patient with us! I felt nervous a little bit because it's been so...
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    Sticky: I don't have a photo to share, but I thought this...

    I don't have a photo to share, but I thought this was pretty cool: I went to the new West Seattle PCC today with my Coyote 210d Original Large Shop Bag. The person bagging my groceries (who packed...
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    FYI: just wanted to make sure everyone knew since...

    FYI: just wanted to make sure everyone knew since it's past our usual hours (we close at 3:00pm typically) that we're still around to answer questions about the Synik or ordering here and on...
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    Yes: the colors listed on the Synik pages as...

    Yes: the colors listed on the Synik pages as either In Stock or In Production will be the colors available on 11/7.
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    Sticky: 11/05/2019 Update 420D HT Nylon Classic...

    11/05/2019 Update

    420D HT Nylon Classic Parapack in Steel is expected to retire in late 2019 or early 2020. Navy Parapack will be around for the next while; bags made with Navy Parapack exteriors...
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    No tweaks after the pre-order production. Some of...

    No tweaks after the pre-order production. Some of the Synik 22s in Black/Cloud (only that color) are from the PPB batch and have very minor differences; for example, they have the usual drill holes...
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    Deep Blue is definitely brighter. I think these...

    Deep Blue is definitely brighter. I think these photos by @shoplarry show off the Coyote 210d interior well.
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    Sticky: Thank you! That is a typo and we'll fix it....

    Thank you! That is a typo and we'll fix it. Should be 1195 grams.
  16. Thread: LYD question

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    We're making a list of what we can show in the...

    We're making a list of what we can show in the 2020 video in addition to the bowling ball (err, "organicfarmer" test) so feel free to make suggestions!

    There's various tests we do that aren't...
  17. We're listening! At this point, we expect to keep...

    We're listening! At this point, we expect to keep our original 1050d Black an option on the Aeronauts, Tri-Stars, Yeomans and Western Flyers at the very least. And there may be some future options......
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    Update on the 11/5 Synik restock colors

    Just as a reminder, here are the dates for the Synik 22 and Synik 30 restocks:

    First 1/2 of Synik restock: Tuesday, November 5th, at 7:00am Pacific Time
    Second 1/2 of Synik restock: Thursday,...
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    We shared this on Facebook and someone wanted to...

    We shared this on Facebook and someone wanted to know: what's the little pouch holding money in the bottom right corner?
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    Sticky: Indeed, the Little Swift would be made in 525d. ...

    Indeed, the Little Swift would be made in 525d.



    Our rule is: we can't answer such questions until the fabric is off the boat and here at our Seattle factory. I think we'll be able to share...
  21. Thread: LYD question

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    Here's what we were able to do today: Dropping...

    Here's what we were able to do today:

    Dropping a Bowling Ball into a Shop Bag

    https://youtu.be/sp2wkOyJkWI

    First drop was at 4 feet, second drop was at eight feet. No resulting issues w/the...
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    I forgot about that! Hmm. @Moose want to try that...

    I forgot about that! Hmm. @Moose want to try that again? Send me an email: darcy@tombihn.com



    I like how you think. I'll hit a thrift store, pick up a bowling ball, and let you know.
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    Hope you love your Yeoman as much as I love the...

    Hope you love your Yeoman as much as I love the ones I have (see here, here and here) and thank you for your orders :)
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    We bartack the shoulder strap attachment points,...

    We bartack the shoulder strap attachment points, and the bartacks are stronger than rivets. Bartacks are reinforcing stitches that we use liberally in high stress areas on our bags: where shoulder...
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    Welcome @jefstead and sorry you're having trouble...

    Welcome @jefstead and sorry you're having trouble with your 2019 MBP 15" in the Synik 30. Maybe we can troubleshoot this and improve the experience!

    Nik traveled this year with a Synik 30 and the...
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