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About giantsteve
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I love traveling the world for fun and business
Upstate NY
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Your Bag:
Aeronaut, TriStar, Synapse 19, RO Metro, lots of TB packing cubes & pouches to make it all work
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Apple MacBook Pro retina 13" & Air 11"


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    giantsteve liked post by mrbrown On thread : Packing for 9 Days in Japan
    A ultralight travel packing video I made for my nine days to Japan in 2014, using a Tom Bihn Co-Pilot for my tech gear and a Tom Bihn Synapse 19 for my clothes and toiletries. ...
    Liked On: 10-21-2014, 09:12 AM
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    giantsteve liked post by BarryLee On thread : New Apple Stuff
    I’m a big fan of old school Swiss mechanical watches, so no iWatch for me. I like the look of the new phones, but no plans to break my current contract. I’ve been happy with the Android phone so...
    Liked On: 09-09-2014, 08:02 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by i_clavdivs On thread : My Synapse 25
    I hummed and hawed about whether to get an S25, but finally got one earlier this year, and I've just come back from my first trip with it. For various reasons, my main bag was a roller suitcase, so...
    Liked On: 09-04-2014, 03:54 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by UK-Limey On thread : Tom Bihn & Red Oxx = Great Partners
    I don't (yet) have a TB bag for leisure travel. So in the meantime, I am combining my Red Oxx Gator bag with the TB Absolute Comfort Strap, clear pouches, Side Effect and padded organiser pouch (for...
    Liked On: 07-28-2014, 04:27 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by luvdabags On thread : First Aid Kits
    On the pet first aid kit front, consider water bowl and water, unmedicated eye wash, Benadryl, and pain meds of some type--speak to your vet about the best thing there. Aspirin is often very...
    Liked On: 07-15-2014, 11:26 AM
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    giantsteve liked post by Meris On thread : Traveling with dried fruits and seeds internationally
    I am preparing for a 3-week trip to Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, & Greece. For a couple reasons (fending off migraines and a peanut/nut allergy that keeps me on my toes while traveling) I would like...
    Liked On: 07-01-2014, 04:02 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by taminca On thread : Uses of the Q-Kit
    I received a surprise UPS delivery at the end of May… 6860 …and it's been all I can do to keep mum, but now that the official announcement has been made, let me share some fun I've been having...
    Liked On: 06-30-2014, 02:58 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by binje On thread : Western Flyer or Tri-Star?
    Your packing list looks like it was dictated by the camp and like parts of it may have to fit in with a camp uniform. Plus, you've got two different climates to work during your travels. Which sound...
    Liked On: 06-18-2014, 10:00 AM
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    giantsteve liked post by ScottE22 On thread : When worlds collide! (Ham radio and TB)
    In addition to being a collector and connoisseur of fine backpacks and luggage, one of my favorite hobbies is amateur radio. And not just sitting in the house and ragchewing...
    Liked On: 06-17-2014, 08:09 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by kkintea On thread : Two small website issues
    I've noticed that the little color swatches don't necessarily correspond to what's available now. For example, there's swatches up for the Pilot, but it's completely sold out. You can't tell until...
    Liked On: 06-03-2014, 06:20 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by Toblerhaus On thread : Klean Kanteen
    I love my Kleen Kanteens! I came across this a while back and pinned it for further research. It's stainless, insulated, and made in USA. I can't vouch for it, but it looks promising. Thermaluxe...
    Liked On: 05-29-2014, 08:38 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by JLE On thread : Business Travel Carry - How do you keep it light?
    Completely agree with this suggestion, especially with the weight distribution advantage. The other advantage is that it gives you a more discreet daily carry option for when you are working at...
    Liked On: 05-29-2014, 08:32 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by cara On thread : Business Travel Carry - How do you keep it light?
    I was recently at a conference with a colleague who didn't bring her charger. Although my laptop was fully charged I still found it a little annoying to hand over my brick for the day. But I'm weird...
    Liked On: 05-29-2014, 08:31 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by kollarc On thread : My First Bihn Bag - Visit to the Tom Bihn Showroom
    After field-testing 4 different Osprey hiking backpacks from REI for an upcoming backpacking trip in Europe (their return policy LOVES me), I discovered Tom Bihn through a blog on travel bags....
    Liked On: 05-29-2014, 08:27 PM
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    giantsteve liked post by Darcy On thread : Update on Backorders
    Those of you who've known us for a while know that, at any given time, you can count on at least some of our bags being on backorder. Most of the time it’s just a color or two that’s unavailable, but...
    Liked On: 05-24-2014, 08:30 PM
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