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    Sticky: Thanks for all this - super helpful! Iím going to...

    Thanks for all this - super helpful! Iím going to go ahead and order a new one.
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    Sticky: Iím also wondering if thereís a post about...

    Iím also wondering if thereís a post about whether any other changes were made to the PCSB, aside from the change to the attachment points. In particular, Iím wondering if the dimensions have changed...
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    Thatís useful - thanks!

    Thatís useful - thanks!
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    Interesting idea. Might be worth a shot, though...

    Interesting idea. Might be worth a shot, though it could look a little funny. Will let you know if I try it.
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    Yes. I sold my DLBC a few months ago after...

    Yes. I sold my DLBC a few months ago after several years of EDC use because I found it didnít underpack well with an iPad in it. Unless I put in an unnecessary extra piece of clothing or something,...
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    Side Kick Briefcase?

    Has anyone added briefcase-style handles to their Side Kick?

    My dream bag at the moment would be something like a mini DLBC or a FJN thatís a tad bigger and an inch deeper. The Side Kick is close...
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    Memobottles (https://www.memobottle.com.au) are...

    Memobottles (https://www.memobottle.com.au) are the best if you use a DLBC or even a small cafe bag.

    I also often use my Espro Travel Press, which doubles as a tea / coffee maker when needed:...
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    Thanks for all the replies, everyone! Nice to...

    Thanks for all the replies, everyone! Nice to know I’m not alone in this.

    I’m starting with an inventory, then will do a combo of a purge / refresh, I think. I love the fact that these bags are so...
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    Getting your bag mix right

    Like many of you, I started with one TB bag (a Western Flyer) and a few accessories...only to amass a sizable collection just three years later. Iíve tried to be thoughtful about adding bags that...
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    I came from a Haro Mini Mill, so the difference...

    I came from a Haro Mini Mill, so the difference was much starker than what youíd notice coming from those. But I was shocked by how fast and reliable it is. And that brought out so much more...
  11. To your earlier question, I think the Stowaway...

    To your earlier question, I think the Stowaway could work. Itís a quirky bag, but I like it. One helpful thing would be to take your Bose out of their case and put them in a TB stuff sack. Saved me...
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    The WF is also a great bag for packing a bag...

    The WF is also a great bag for packing a bag within a bag so you can pull out something smaller for the plane but still be organized. Iíve done that with a packing cube backpack, daylight briefcase,...
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    Big coffee fan here with a few recommendations to...

    Big coffee fan here with a few recommendations to add:

    1. I bought an Aergrind grinder earlier this year and it was the best $150 bucks or so Iíve spent somewhere other than Tom Bihn in a while....
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    Interesting - I'd never really looked at that...

    Interesting - I'd never really looked at that before because the HJ has always been out of my budget / use case. It's a good size / shape, but I'd want something with a bit more organization. The...
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    Brief update after a few weeks of trying out the...

    Brief update after a few weeks of trying out the Stowaway as more of an EDC:

    I still quite like it, but I've found it to be too heavy for daily use for the amount of walking I do. I really love...
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    I'm looking for something a little different. My...

    I'm looking for something a little different. My dream would be a small-to-medium (say, 12-19 L) backpack that can convert to a cross-body messenger bag. I'm not sure how exactly this would be done,...
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    I was literally telling a cashier in Melbourne...

    I was literally telling a cashier in Melbourne tonight that my small shop bag is the best grocery bag ever. Joining the chorus of folks really bummed about this one - I had definitely planned to buy...
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    1. Western Flyer - My first TB bag and still...

    1. Western Flyer - My first TB bag and still favorite even though I mainly use it when traveling. I particularly love it for casual weekend trips and have used it for one bag carry on for long-haul...
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    Stowaway as mini TriStar AND grown up daylight briefcase

    I was in a really similar boat to you - intrigued but a bit confused about the Stowaway and wishing for more info on the forums. Then I took the plunge anyway and have been really pleased so far.
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  20. Daylight Backpack ?s - Strap Mods and S19 Comparison

    Two questions for othe DLBP owners out there:

    1. Does anyone else have issues with the straps sliding off your shoulders, and have you come up with any mods to keep them in place? Much more than...
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    Thanks for all the great feedback. Here's the...

    Thanks for all the great feedback. Here's the "offending" critter:

    11846

    My pup is a major shedder, so if mileage varies, I think I might get the short end of the stick. Considering the work...
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    Pet Fur a Synapse Deal-Breaker?

    The forums recently helped me come to the conclusion that the Synapse 25 is probably the best bag for a range of my needs right now. But as I was having one last look through reviews before going...
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    Wow - many thanks all! Both for the advice about...

    Wow - many thanks all! Both for the advice about bags and for the previews of parenthood. :-)

    I wonder if my follow-up question should be which TB bag works best as an emergency pillow, since I...
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    First-Time Dad, First-Time Tom Bihn Buyer

    Hi all.

    First-time poster, looking to buy my first TB bag, as I get ready to become a dad for the first time. I recently came across TB, and from all that Iíve seen and read, it certainly seems...
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