Post By Beau
Request to purchase 5/8 shoulder strap and camera I/O dividers to accessories purchas
I should be sending this email to the good folks at TB, but I thought I'd post it here as I am in no hurry (waiting for the new Side Effect) and perhaps other folks are interested.
At this time the 5/8 shoulder strap can only be purchased with one of the 3D cubes and the dividers can only be purchased with the Camera I/O.
I would like to purchase one of the 5/8 should strap to use with a dyneema 3D cube purchased earlier. I would also like to purchase a couple of the Camera I/O small dividers.
So I would like to request that these items be made available to purchase on their own via the Accessories page.
I have a growing wish list waiting for the Side Effect. Perhaps, a shoulder strap and a couple Camera I/O small dividers will join them soon in the waiting???
Last edited by Walker; 03-23-2013 at 03:29 PM.
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I apologize for the thread title. It was supposed to read: Request to purchase 5/8 shoulder strap and camera I/O dividers via accessories purchase page.
I don't know how to fix it!
You may be able to find some straps with 5/8" webbing on camera cases and the like if you wanted to cannibalize components and make your own.
@Walker You can probably order these items by calling the Tom Bihn 800 number. I actually prefer using the lighter strap that they supplied with the discontinued Breve to the Simple strap that you can order with the packing Cube Shoulder Bag. there's a picture in one of my posts in the Diaper Cube for Imago? thread. Darcy responded by saying, yes, you could buy any of these other straps separately.
Originally Posted by Walker
@moriond, in January, I called in an order to TB and asked to also buy the Breve strap. I was told it was no longer available. I had also asked about buying the dividers when the Camera I/O debuted. I was told that they were considering making the dividers available for purchase "soon".
@ Jujigatame, I repurpose a lot of things. But some items are just easier to buy. Thanks for the suggestion, though!
I am waiting for the new Side Effect to place an order. I have a growing wish list.
Last edited by Walker; 03-24-2013 at 08:00 PM.
@Walker sadness! Well, calling in should let you purchase the 5/8" shoulder strap that gets included with current Side Effect purchases. I see what you mean about not being able to order it by itself from the web site, even though there are options to add it on for $3.
Originally Posted by Walker
The Camera I/O dividers really seem designed specifically for the way the Camera I/O inside and Velcro are arranged. Was your idea that you wanted to use something like this in a Smart Alec or similar sized bag? (The Camera I/O is just a little too wide to fit in there the way it can fit into a Brain Bag).
I'm also waiting for the new Side Effects in Nordic 400D Dyneema. By the way, I keep thinking that my top modular pocket for the Smart Alec (in Aubergine Dyneema) would make a great separate bag to carry with the old Breve shoulder strap. I know it's not designed for this, with the Gatekeeper clip attachments to hook onto the Snart Alec -- but just sayin', you know!
@moriond, I lost one if the small Camera I/O dividers, soon after receiving the bag. - bag comes with 2 of them. They are also great for creating vertical compartments in I/O bag - for stacking items separately. They are the perfect size. I also like the gray color - makes it easier to see the mostly black accessories.
I agree about the SA upper pocket - even if I have not seen it. In fact, I keep imagining that it will be a better organizer inside my Swift - I currently use the PCSB for that purpose. I use the Swift as a purse, not as a knitting bag. What do you think? I thought of buying one to try, but I did not want to deal with removing the gatekeeper clips.
TOM BIHN Crew (we work here)
Heads-up everybody: we just added the 5/8" Shoulder Strap to the Parts page, for a cost of $3.
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