Oh no! I just placed my order earlier this week but made a change to use a gift certificate. When I was sent the new invoice, it indicated a ship date of 7/24! I wrote back to ask if it actually shipped and sadly, the ship date just automatically fills in for the current date on the invoice. So for a few fleeting hours I thought that I just might get my A30 next week. Not to be... Now Aubergine is on back order until Sept. I hope mine is still in the bunch for mid-August! I leave for London on the 19th!
Omg omg omg omg omg! My order shipped! Next week I will officially be a Bihnion. Unless there's some other secret initiation I do not know about? Or prefix titles like in academia (Assistant, Associate)? Or some type of Bihnocratic oath I must take? Please advise.
Late September my ar*e! My full back order including a Steel/UV A30 appears to have been shipped WELL ahead of the late September anticipated ship time. Curse you TB Crew and your under promise/over deliver ethos!
No seriously. It's great that this is all going to arrive like 2 months before I need them (trip to Scandinavia), but if you could have just waited until Monday it would have rolled onto a different billing cycle on my credit card... Now I need to explain a few extra items in the forthcoming TB box to the wife a lot sooner than I had planned...:eek:
I feel your pain @itsablur. I didn't even tell the honey I ordered something. I think I will just wrap it up, put my name on the birthday card and sign it with my dog's paw print. I sure do love my dog!
All of you who are waiting for your Aeronaut 30s, here are a few pictures. (Hopefully someone with better camera skills and better lighting will post soon, because I can't get the color balance right on these shots).
Aubergine/Wasabi A30 with Olive Field Journal Notebook
Aubergine/Wasabi A30 with French Blue Daylight Backpack and Nordic/Steel Synapse 19.
Open Aubergine/Wasabi A30 showing 15" (Small) Eagle Creek Specter II Pack-It Folder
The zippered sides in the A30 are designed so that when the inside of the bag is zipped, the lining billows slightly into the end pockets, allowing slightly larger width items, such as this 15" Pack-It Folder, to rest entirely within the lined central compartment.
Sorry for the poor color balance, but I thought I'd post these until someone who takes better pictures shows the Aubergine A30.
@moriond, it is nice to see your Aubergine A30 next to the Nordic and French blue packs, and I am pleasantly surprised by how much I like it next to the UV!
my post about the FoxL Bluetooth speakers in the Small light bluetooth speakers thread.
Yes, I like the Aubergine next to Ultraviolet quite a lot.
I just returned last night from my summer beach vacation where I reveled in the awesome capacity of my new large (and small) Shop Bags when, lo and behold, I received an email from TB while I was gone stating that I'll receive my A30 (steel/wasabi), Travel Laundry Stuff Sack (ultraviolet), and A30 End Pocket Packing Cube this Friday!! Whoo hop! Christmas comes early!!
As I planned but failed to take photos of my Shop Bags filled with beach supplies, I'll be sure to take some photos of my A30 and accessories :cool:
Aaaargh! I just got a text from my husband that my TB box - containing my aubergine/wasabi A30 - was just delivered!
Ack! While I was typing that, he texted me a picture of one of our cats already sprawled across the TB box and grooming, ahem, himself. Seriously, that cat has the cleanest nether regions.
So, apparently everyone in the family gets to enjoy my TB delivery except me. I am stuck at work and won't get home for another 4-5 hours.