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    The contents of my Super Ego are:
    1 - Lenovo T61P in a size 2S Brain Cell
    1 - extra laptop battery
    1 - Black Snake Charmer with power cord for laptop, car charger for laptop, 1 IBM mini mouse
    1 - Wasabi Snake Charmer with 3 CAT5E cables, 1 Crossover cable, 1 Netgear 5 port switch
    1 - small pouch (cork fabric) with a Verizon wireless card
    1 - mini pouch (hunter green) with business cards
    1 - 2 USB flash drives (2GB and 8GB)
    1 - Leatherman multitool (Wave style)
    1 - Leatherman Monarch LED tactical flashlight (148 Lumen)
    1 - CD case that holds 20 CD (currently full).
    1 - medium pouch with 1 80GB 2.5" HDD and USB / SATA connector and external enclosure
    3 - pens
    1 - Canon powershot camera
    1 - precision reversible screw driver for small screws
    1 - travel toothbrush
    1 - travel toothpaste
    1 - comb
    1 - RIM BlackBerry
    1 - Plantronics Discovery Bluetooth earpiece

    I still have plenty of room in the main compartment. It's heavy as sin. But all of my kit bags have been heavy. The Super Ego just holds everything so well. It never looks over loaded, and is so neat with the extra pouches and charmers.
    I was actually thinking of attempting a retrofit for an absolute strap. I may just have to try that to save my back
    Using a: Super Ego (Black, Steel, Wasabi) with seat belt strip (Wasabi), and alternate reflective Strip. Black BrainCell, Wasabi Snake Charmer, Cork Small Organizer Pouch, and Olive green medium organizer pouch.

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    Super Ego (old 2in strap)

    I use the Super Ego as a computer hauler and also for weekend trips sans the massive computer.
    Here is the normal computer toting configuration.

    Zip Compartment:
    Gateway P7811Fx 17" laptop in 2XL Braincell (barely fits in BC)

    Main pocket:
    AC adapter for Gateway
    Logitech VX Nano mouse
    Sansa Fuze mp3 player
    AKG K26P headphones
    Canon s80 digital camera

    Clipped to internal rings:
    2x WD 2.5 120GB hard drives in small cork acc. pouch
    Sony eReader PRS-500 in the large ultrasuede acc. pouch that Tom Bihn gave me for Christmas (THANKS!)

    Front zip pockets:
    iphone cables
    sansa fuze cables
    misc adapters
    usb memory sticks

    Water bottle holsters:
    1 L Sigg water bottle
    sealed coffee mug


    thax

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    Super Ego

    Brain Cell Size 4 with Dell 620
    Dell Power Brick
    leather portfolio with notebook/calculator inside
    2 paperback books
    medium padded pouch with Aircard and Logitech V450 nano mouse
    Knirps Duomatic Umbrella
    Sony a700 camera with 18-200 lens attached
    Leatherman Skeletool CX or Juice XE6
    Ray-bans in hard case
    Zune 120
    Ultimate Ears Triple.Fi Hard Case
    Mini Clear Pouch with Business cards
    Panasonic Lumix LX-3
    Music Duet wall USB charger (with zune cord & standard USB cord)
    Lumix battery charger
    xtra Lumix Battery
    xtra a700 battery
    Surefire E2L Cree
    spare AA and CR123 Batteries
    Motorola P790 mini-USB recharger
    4AA charger for Zune
    Water Bottle
    Gloves
    Winter Hat


    still got some room for a few things while keeping getting to things manageable and bring back a small something from the trip.

    as you can see i have a paranoia for running out of battery power for my stuff.
    Last edited by puddin; 01-18-2009 at 04:05 PM.

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    Exclamation med student + super ego + former boy scout = a lot

    I am a medical student. I destroyed 3 bags in the first year and a quarter then a buddy showed me the glory of TB bags. I ordered a super ego with a Q-AM strap. The first thing I did was see how many medical texts I could get in it, over 3000 pages in the main if anyone wondered(thats Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine(two volume set), Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease, Kandel Principles of Neural Science, and Boron Medical Physiology) obviously I don't CARRY that but it does fit.

    Currently in my Super EGO.
    thermos (outter water bottle pocket)
    cell phone charger, lotion, Kleanx, small first aid kit, flashlight, pen light, stethoscope, reflex hammer, set of 20 staedtler markers, mini umbrella, bunch of pens and highlighters, binder clips, 7 sharpie minis, couple of bucks in quarters, a canon sd1000(thats under the flap/ under the hood is what i call it cause of the seat belt buckle)
    In the zippered compartment i have 3 neurology review books, a pocket greys anatomy, a baby robbins(book), immunology book, 1.5 inch three ring binder, legal pad, clip board.
    Yes I know I have a problem. I just realized I NEED a freudian slip.

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    pics of Med students super ego

    I wanted ot add some pics.






    When I get a chance to do it right I have to review both my bags

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    Super Ego

    In this thread, post a list or pictures of What You Carry in your Super Ego. We will add your packing list to the Super Ego page to help give other people a better idea of what the bag can hold.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shakir5582 View Post
    I am a medical student. I destroyed 3 bags in the first year and a quarter then a buddy showed me the glory of TB bags. I ordered a super ego with a Q-AM strap. The first thing I did was see how many medical texts I could get in it, over 3000 pages in the main if anyone wondered(thats Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine(two volume set), Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease, Kandel Principles of Neural Science, and Boron Medical Physiology) obviously I don't CARRY that but it does fit.

    Currently in my Super EGO.
    thermos (outter water bottle pocket)
    cell phone charger, lotion, Kleanx, small first aid kit, flashlight, pen light, stethoscope, reflex hammer, set of 20 staedtler markers, mini umbrella, bunch of pens and highlighters, binder clips, 7 sharpie minis, couple of bucks in quarters, a canon sd1000(thats under the flap/ under the hood is what i call it cause of the seat belt buckle)
    In the zippered compartment i have 3 neurology review books, a pocket greys anatomy, a baby robbins(book), immunology book, 1.5 inch three ring binder, legal pad, clip board.
    Yes I know I have a problem. I just realized I NEED a freudian slip.
    Were you still going to add pictures of this? (Please!) Wow, I'm impressed that it carried Harrison's, as well as the additional books. Not that I plan on carrying my Harrison's out of my house ever again, but it's nice to know!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MsMoon View Post
    Were you still going to add pictures of this? (Please!) Wow, I'm impressed that it carried Harrison's, as well as the additional books. Not that I plan on carrying my Harrison's out of my house ever again, but it's nice to know!
    Nevermind, I found them:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/3117382...7612999742958/
    Last edited by MsMoon; 03-31-2009 at 03:22 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MsMoon View Post
    added 3 photos of my super ego with a two volume set of harrisons and kandel. if you flip these books 90 degrees in the bag so they sit on the side they sit on in a book shelf you can get 6 total books in there. The bag feels good with three books(the two volume set and kandel).

    enjoy

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    electronics

    Wii in original box
    mac book in brain cell
    8 wii games
    1 gamecube controller
    two wii wheels
    assorted pens, a few small books and other small items.

    all the electronics i needed for a week back home

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    My SuperEgo has been a 'shared space' bag for three years now. My housemate insists on borrowing it for her carry-on . Here at least is my list:
    - Brain Cell containing 17" PowerBook G4 (I usually use the mesh pocket for blank DVD's and airline boarding passes)
    - Several Tom Bihn Pouches with laptop necessaries
    - One water bottle ( two in summer)
    - Larabars
    - 17" laptop reading glasses + small cheap sunglasses
    - Spiral notepad and writing impliments
    - Digital point & Shoot camera + USB data cable
    - Small prybar
    - 10' black paracord
    - Tiny roll of Gorilla Tape
    - Crazy glue gel
    - FEDEX waybills
    - IronKey jumpdrive
    - ipod nano
    - Change of underwear when traveling
    - Garmin 750 when traveling
    Last edited by Zephyrnoid; 12-04-2009 at 07:34 AM.


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