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  1. Thread: 2020 Wish List

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    Sticky: Original halcyon / Solaris Aeronaut 30 and...

    Original halcyon / Solaris Aeronaut 30 and Synapse 19 please, before all the Original fabric is gone...
    :o
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    Sticky: I don't know that TB has said anything in...

    I don't know that TB has said anything in particular... to me, none of those seem to structurally *require* 1050, so I would assume they would eventually migrate to the 525 ballistic scraps... the...
  3. Thread: HLT1 [Me Over]

    by G42
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    Great review Chicagoan and bonus points for the...

    Great review Chicagoan and bonus points for the pun!
  4. You can also request Customer Service to send you...

    You can also request Customer Service to send you a small swatch for free of the fabric/color you want to see....its usually about 2" square so you get an idea of colour and sheen to go with the...
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    From the product page: "The Yeoman is built...

    From the product page:

    "The Yeoman is built entirely from our U.S.-made 1050 denier high-tenacity Ballistic nylon—but unlike other TOM BIHN bags, which are made from flawless 1050d ballistic, the...
  6. Thread: Future of Synapse

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    The 'edgeless' straps are indeed wonderful on the...

    The 'edgeless' straps are indeed wonderful on the newer ones. My understanding is that new Synapse production is only with the 'edgeless'... it's just that they had a mix of inventory for a while,...
  7. Thread: Travel Kitchen

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    That's great Cristina! I had the same thought,...

    That's great Cristina!

    I had the same thought, but for a camp kitchen set of tools.... my TB notes said:
    "Deluxe Spiff Kit would probably make a good camp cooking bag
    oil; salt; pepper;...
  8. Thread: Future of Synapse

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    'Welcome' to the Forums Chicagoan! Or thank you...

    'Welcome' to the Forums Chicagoan! Or thank you for delurking :)

    The S19 is my go-to as well... I have three of them right now: Steel (dyneema) halcyon/Solar; Original (white grid black)...
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    Sticky: Darcy - any guess as to when the Parental Units...

    Darcy - any guess as to when the Parental Units will be in production? I have a friend who is pregnant that I am slowly assimilating into the TB-Borg and want to be able to gift one... right now...
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    The Yeoman's are being retired, see this blog...

    The Yeoman's are being retired, see this blog post

    https://www.tombihn.com/blogs/main/bagupdates

    At the top of the page for the blog posts is an email sign up, if you want to receive new posts...
  11. Thread: Shadow Guide?

    by G42
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    It's moving in the direction of many of the...

    It's moving in the direction of many of the upgraded Smart Alec requests with that laptop section...
    ;)
  12. It is great music! There's a at least one...

    It is great music!

    There's a at least one thread on the Forums about it - moriond will probably know of more...

    https://forums.tombihn.com/not-about-bags/9646-tom-bihn-music-compilation.html
    ...
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    Sticky: That's my favorite area on Maui (lookout & beach)...

    That's my favorite area on Maui (lookout & beach) to just sit and stare at the waves :)
  14. If you'd prefer backpack and halcyon, then try...

    If you'd prefer backpack and halcyon, then try the Synpase 19
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    Its very very similar in colour and tone... the...

    Its very very similar in colour and tone... the sheen is a bit different because the fabric surfaces are different.
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    del, the original straps were just called straps...

    del, the original straps were just called straps I think... then the Luminary came out with a cushier strap.... updated versions of that were then added to other packs and became known as 'edgeless...
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    Sticky: They'll eventually show up, but the OPs are made...

    They'll eventually show up, but the OPs are made from scraps, so they have to accumulate enough scraps from the new colours and then work them into the next GW production run. With the production...
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    You can read more about the YKK zippers that TB...

    You can read more about the YKK zippers that TB uses in the Material Glossary here
    https://www.tombihn.com/pages/materials#zippers

    And some fun random info from YKK about testing here...
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    I'm also a fan of the DLBC - I think I have three...

    I'm also a fan of the DLBC - I think I have three of them right now.

    I haven't seen any specific news, but with the delays due to the pandemic, it just may not have cycled into the production...
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    Sticky: Maker's Bags 'in production' have been updated

    Maker's Bags 'in production' have been updated
  21. Thread: Side effect in S22

    by G42
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    Not sure what you're intending to use in the SE,...

    Not sure what you're intending to use in the SE, but have you considered the 3D Organizing Cube family (clear, fabric, mesh)? They're a bit smaller at 1L.
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    Sticky: It may depend on how you're viewing the site (I...

    It may depend on how you're viewing the site (I don't use Tapatalk for instance), but on my browser, in the bar above the text entry box, third from the right, is an icon that is a tree inside a...
  23. I've been WFH since 17MAR, so that's a lot of...

    I've been WFH since 17MAR, so that's a lot of coffee at home now :)
    Once I heard of the TB masks, I started saving the wires off of the bags so I have several masks fitted out that way now. Then I...
  24. Thread: Future of Synapse

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    I believe that's precisely why the Synapse line...

    I believe that's precisely why the Synapse line will stick around.
  25. Thread: Future of Synapse

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    Welcome to the Forums MinimalistTraveler! ...

    Welcome to the Forums MinimalistTraveler!

    Darcy should speak to this one.

    FWIW, I don't think we've heard of plans to disco the Synapse line. I am not the only one to prefer the Synapses...
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