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  1. For a desert island I would bring a plane, a...

    For a desert island I would bring a plane, a pilot and plenty of food.

    Dessert island, hmm. A really big spoon, napkins and indigestion pills.
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    Sticky: Really loving the color on the wilderness DLBP...

    Really loving the color on the wilderness DLBP seen here with a nebulous grey Truck.

    July 4th picnic in the park, played Frisbee and kicked around the soccer ball. Lots of open space and very few...
  3. Thread: Shadow Guide?

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    Seeing as they are offering two sizes, I wonder...

    Seeing as they are offering two sizes, I wonder if the V2 small size will be more in line with the Smart Alec in terms of measurements and capacity.
    The V1 SG is 31L and is smaller around and...
  4. Thread: Shadow Guide?

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    Looking at the first picture it appears that the...

    Looking at the first picture it appears that the straps are sown into the seam where the bottom "tub" material meets the main body material. I don't see the handy tri-glide connectors at the bottom...
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    Sticky: While I am not Moriond, here is a comparison...

    While I am not Moriond, here is a comparison image of a few green's from another thread that has wilderness as well as sitka.

    From bottom to top: Olive Cordura Ristretto, small Sitka OP, small...
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    Sticky: Quick FYI, In the links section on the "New...

    Quick FYI,
    In the links section on the "New Colors Coming Soon" page the Daylight Backpacks are linking to the Daylight Briefcases.
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    I'll pile on to this bag lovefest. I have...

    I'll pile on to this bag lovefest. I have recently been packing my Dell XPS 13 in it's cache in an old(er) linen cordura DLBC when out on trips in my A45. It packs great and is my bag of choice for...
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    Soo, that Icon. Much want and I thought I had...

    Soo, that Icon.
    Much want and I thought I had it all, 12/2 now has many alarms set.
    Measurement wise it is basically a slim Makers bag, with zippers. Such lovely contrasting zippers. BUT that...
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    I don't think that I have seen a pre-order sell...

    I don't think that I have seen a pre-order sell out on the same day (~ 6 hours) before. I guess this was a real sticking point for Synapse style backpacks without the clamshell and laptop pocket. ...
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    You can't go wrong with a Smart Alec. It is one...

    You can't go wrong with a Smart Alec. It is one of my favorite TB designs, the Synapse(19/25), Aeronaut 45, DLBP and the Super Ego being some of the others. (This list is not all inclusive)
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    Hi bchaplin! I have and use a Smart Alec (SA)...

    Hi bchaplin!

    I have and use a Smart Alec (SA) as well as the new Shadow Guide (SG).
    Comfort: that is subjective. I am 6' 1" (1.85m) and the waist belt on the SG is on my hips, the SA is above...
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    Sticky: First day with the Shadow Guide at the gym...

    First day with the Shadow Guide at the gym. Really liking it so far, review to come shortly.

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    I didn't read that right the first time. "Hmmm...

    I didn't read that right the first time. "Hmmm November, that's this month." Then I saw 2019!
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    Settled on a #3 wallet in Dawn (too many great...

    Settled on a #3 wallet in Dawn (too many great colors, never ordered dawn before). A Shadow Guide might have slipped into the cart somehow ;)
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    Wow, this is awesome. Following the swift changes...

    Wow, this is awesome. Following the swift changes to offer a wallet with an attachment point was fun.
    Not sure I need another backpack, but that Shadow Guide is mighty handsome...
    Time to make...
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    Sticky: Traveling with the synapse 25 guide in mars red...

    Traveling with the synapse 25 guide in mars red while staying at the Ellen Kenna House .

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    Sticky: DLBP on the way down from Cascade Falls....

    DLBP on the way down from Cascade Falls.
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    Sticky: Weekend family camping in the mountains. ...

    Weekend family camping in the mountains.

    Couple of Aeronauts, Smart Alec, S25 Guide, lrg shop bag, and a Sprout.

    The fishing was good too.

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  19. Hi, I backpack quite a bit and Colorado is known...

    Hi, I backpack quite a bit and Colorado is known for it's afternoon thunderstorms. I would never be without a pack rain cover, it weighs just a few ounces and will keep your whole pack dry. At the...
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    Great launches! I had to drop my snake charmer...

    Great launches!
    I had to drop my snake charmer when I went to smaller bags like the Maker Bag/Daylight Briefcase, since it is just too big in them. The new small size has me measuring and...
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    Sticky: Always interesting to hear that there is one last...

    Always interesting to hear that there is one last debut in 2016. Tom Bihn gear is something that I use every day, from my wallet that was a TB gift years ago to the parental unit that has been my...
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    I like the thought of this a lot, I just really...

    I like the thought of this a lot, I just really wish I had the need*.
    Can't wait to see it in pictures and hopefully video.


    *My backpacking is multi day treks and you'll have to pry my old...
  23. Thread: Posting Pictures

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    Yeah, you may want to crop/resize to 1024x768 or...

    Yeah, you may want to crop/resize to 1024x768 or something under 500KB in size. 24 megapixel jpg is 12-14MB. Wayyy too big :)
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    Whelp, the return of the Field Journal had me...

    Whelp, the return of the Field Journal had me picking one of those up as well as a Sprout's pack for my daughter ( she tries to wear my Smart Alec but it is a big as she is), and the new blue (fjord)...
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    Sticky: I would really like to see a Steel/Northwest Sky...

    I would really like to see a Steel/Northwest Sky Makers Bag. The black piping put me off the Burnt Orange and the Coyote, and Black bags are too boring to get from Tom Bihn (IMO, I have a black Cadet...
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