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    Small or medium Cafè.

    Small or medium Cafè.
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    Might be easier to sew a reverse fold into the...

    Might be easier to sew a reverse fold into the end of the strap. Looking at my Icons (2), a double-thick strap should fit through the clip easily and still be able to get stuffed into that little...
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    When Mari Kondo hit the big time two years ago, I...

    When Mari Kondo hit the big time two years ago, I had already seen her stuff from Japan three years earlier so I'm a five-year Kondo ninja. Whenever something comes into the house, two similar items...
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    Well done. I've carried a bag of one kind or...

    Well done. I've carried a bag of one kind or another since junior high school so, lemme see, about 50 years. Lots of leathers, nylons, ballistics, most with a vertical orientation. Landed on the...
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    Dirties? They just crammed into any available...

    Dirties? They just crammed into any available corner. I'm doing laundry in the sink and shower every evening so the dirties only gather up on the last two days.

    Estimating packing volume is...
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    See this thread: ...

    See this thread:

    https://forums.tombihn.com/general-bag-discussion/15388-surprising-results-tri-star-vs-a30.html
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    My experience with Lush shampoo bars is generally...

    My experience with Lush shampoo bars is generally positive but mine have all turned into mushy goo after about three weeks. And I use a Matador soap keeper bag (breathable waterproof pouch, stupid...
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    Hey, X3, nice work on the test pack and photos.

    Hey, X3, nice work on the test pack and photos.
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    “As much as I appreciate their insights...” I’m...

    “As much as I appreciate their insights...” I’m sure you really meant “insults”. Bunch of entitled little dweebs but the overall push to reduce and to use quality gear has been helpful for me...
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    Your packing list can be vetted on a couple of...

    Your packing list can be vetted on a couple of different websites. There's also r/onebag on reddit but those whippersnappers can be brutal (and they don't like Tom Bihn much). I think you could...
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    I pack light because I know how to, not because...

    I pack light because I know how to, not because I'm trying to save the world. A child of the sixties, I grew up trying to conserve, recycle, reuse, reduce, respect, and live frugally because I didn't...
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    I'm looking at our two Icons now, hanging from...

    I'm looking at our two Icons now, hanging from coat hooks, and thinking what the designers must have gone through to arrive at the current production version. Based on the factory videos and...
  14. >> The thing is I fly helicopter to work and the...

    >> The thing is I fly helicopter to work and the max weight per luggage is 10 kg or 22 lbs.
    I also carry a Pilot or WF <<

    I don't quite understand the inquiry. You want to replace the two bags...
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    ah-HAH! Found them! Treasure hunt. Appropriate...

    ah-HAH! Found them! Treasure hunt. Appropriate edited made in original post.

    (Hangs head in shame)

    Thanks you, poet.
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    Love the Icon, but it needs ...

    ... more o-rings! Only one! Aaargh.

    Icon v2.0 should have at least four o-rings. EDIT: How about 6 or 8?

    Thank you.

    EDIT: Never mind. Umm, found 'em. My thanks to the designers who hid them...
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    My favorite blades are Feather (Japan) and Astra...

    My favorite blades are Feather (Japan) and Astra (Russia). Many dual edge blades are made in Israel, too.

    Interesting topic to discuss with men, shaving. When I converted to wet shaving, I...
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    My thanks and Happy Holidays

    Exactly as promised and exactly on schedule, Tom Bihn's crew sent me the information this morning I needed to make my xmas purchases. Well done, thank you, and I hope the whole hard-working staff and...
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    Just waiting for the Icon to restock! Expecting...

    Just waiting for the Icon to restock! Expecting email from the fabrication crew any day now.
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    Just my opinion, after decades of commuting on a...

    Just my opinion, after decades of commuting on a bicycle, but I do not put my lovely Bihn bags on the outside of my bike. I always place them inside my heavy duty, waterproof commuting-grade panniers.
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    I went wet about 15 years ago. After a couple of...

    I went wet about 15 years ago. After a couple of butterfly opening razors, I looked longingly at the ultra-manly art of shaving with a straight razor but, sensibly, ended up with Merkur's Big Guy...
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    Today's lightweight electronics can also be...

    Today's lightweight electronics can also be insubstantial. The cost and hassle of external protection (such as hard cases or extreme 3D padding covered with heavy duty materials) is directly...
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    At the risk of duplicating an earlier post, I use...

    At the risk of duplicating an earlier post, I use the large trays to hold my go bowls. Perfect. Just wish Bihn made a bag large enough to hold the go board (18 inches square, 2 inches thick)
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    I used a hobo for several years. I used a...

    I used a hobo for several years. I used a Franklin DayPlanner for three decades before that. Life changed. I don’t need a paper planner any longer.

    the appeal of a paper planner over an app on...
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    Well done. You two girls take care of each other!...

    Well done. You two girls take care of each other!

    Please post a follow up when you return to let us know if your packing list should change before your next trip with or without your grandmother.
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