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    Hi Celtical The FAQ's are great but when I got my...

    Hi Celtical The FAQ's are great but when I got my first bags and needed washing instructions I wanted a little more detail. I was just going to find some soap (not Dawn or Palmolive) and try that.
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  2. If the brain bag sticks out from your back more...

    If the brain bag sticks out from your back more than you like have you tried the compression straps? I've found them to be really useful in that regard. I love my Brain Bag. My first TB bag was the...
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    Donald Trump is a white nationalist - I don't see...

    Donald Trump is a white nationalist - I don't see how that is a "political" system, framework, or theory of governance that can be "politicized"

    What it is is exclusionary, hostile and violent....
  4. Thread: Which nikwax?

    by jmachats
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    My standard washing MO has been lukewarm to cool...

    My standard washing MO has been lukewarm to cool water with a small amount of Ecover dishwashing liquid (just enough to make a few suds), let it soak for awhile, push it up and down in the slightly...
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    Sticky: I've seen this so many times over the years with...

    I've seen this so many times over the years with my Synapse 19 (which was made of Codura at the time), my Super Ego and several other bags.

    It's really kinda mind boggling to be soaked to the...
  6. Darcy the FAQ's have long said "Palmolive and...

    Darcy the FAQ's have long said "Palmolive and Dawn soaps may be too harsh" for cleaning your bag and I've always stayed away from them for that reason.

    Is that no longer the case?
  7. The Nebulous Grey/Island Synapse 25 is already...

    The Nebulous Grey/Island Synapse 25 is already sold out and in all likelihood won't be back before the increase. Color me really bummed out :scrunch_face:
  8. Thread: De-odorizing

    by jmachats
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    TB used to have a product called MiraZyme for...

    TB used to have a product called MiraZyme for skunk odors as well as other kinds of olfactory unpleasantness.

    I don't see it anymore on the website but there's another product called "GearAid...
  9. I got my Super Ego in 2009 (It was my first TB...

    I got my Super Ego in 2009 (It was my first TB Bag! Well it was the bag that brought me to TB but not the only bag in my first order) and it's the "toothed slide" shoulder strap attachment

    I'm not...
  10. I just came across this exact issue when I had to...

    I just came across this exact issue when I had to get my Absolute strap replaced for my SuperEgo. I noticed immediately that as the day went on with the new strap my SuperEgo would get looser and...
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    I know exactly what you mean: your moments and...

    I know exactly what you mean: your moments and memories are specific to that bag - it would be like replacing a beloved family German Shepard with just any old German Shepard.

    I felt that way...
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    So Darcy or Mike was not able to find one for you...

    So Darcy or Mike was not able to find one for you lying around the factory?
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    Klean Kanteen 32 or 20 oz Insulated Classic. I've...

    Klean Kanteen 32 or 20 oz Insulated Classic. I've never put anything hot in them but for cold they keep them ice cold all day long. The 20 oz has some small condensation issues on the cap but it's...
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    I have a Synapse 19 (two actually: Black and...

    I have a Synapse 19 (two actually: Black and Navy) as well as a Cadet. I'm in the NYC area and would be happy to show the bags. In fact I did a meet up with a fellow a few years ago and showed him my...
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    I can't remember where but I saw a post from...

    I can't remember where but I saw a post from Darcy about the Pilot's being back in stock
  16. I'm sorry I meant purchase for the cost of a...

    I'm sorry I meant purchase for the cost of a large shop - the ultraviolets' are available with which I'd be content to replace my nordic

    Sorry for the confusion! and PM if at all interested
  17. I have a Large Nordic Shop Bag and would be...

    I have a Large Nordic Shop Bag and would be willing to swap it for a new one. I love my shop bag but I'm not wedded to Nordic. I actually went back and forth between Nordic and ultraviolet when I got...
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    Welcome to the forums and glad you're loving your...

    Welcome to the forums and glad you're loving your SA - it's a fantastic bag! I have it and I love it because it's a big open space and gives me a possible third option for my laptop (which is...
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    I just want to know if Tom designed and made the...

    I just want to know if Tom designed and made the first prototype as usual OR did Riley, Lily, Ichiro and Coqueta run (pardon the pun) with it on this one?
  20. I think the guy in the pictures and videos is an...

    I think the guy in the pictures and videos is an out of work actor they hired at a local casting call
  21. On seeing a color you like: In my experience it's...

    On seeing a color you like: In my experience it's not always hard and fast. When I got my Aeronaut I wanted it in Navy/Iberian. Katie searched high and low and there were none available and she told...
  22. Thread: Bag Demo's

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    Bag Demo's

    FYI: If anyone in the NYC area wants to see a bag to check it out before purchase I'm happy to show.

    I have, practically, lol, every bag (except for the EDC Ristretto's, Cafe's or Zephyr or...
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    The Synapse 25 or 19? I have the 19 but not the...

    The Synapse 25 or 19? I have the 19 but not the 25. The BB is much much bigger than the 19, there's really no comparison the size difference is so large
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    Tours For the Younger Traveler? Hmmmm

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/19/travel/tours-for-the-younger-traveler.html?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.z_sma=TR_TFT_20140114&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1388552400000&bicmet=1420088400000
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    This is my guess, only, but I think they...

    [QUOTE]This is my guess, only, but I think they will continue to carry the main travel bags, such as the Aeronaut, in Ballistic Nylon, since this affords the most durability. The places where the HT...
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