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    I hope your quest for efficiency goes well. In...

    I hope your quest for efficiency goes well. In time I hope you can master just-in -ime manufacturing and allow a much greater variety of colors or custom orders to be had - the hardest part of...
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    This bag is pure hammerspace, too. 5 days of...

    This bag is pure hammerspace, too. 5 days of site surveys, my client was endlessly amazed and entertained with the variety of tools I pulled out at various critical junctures, from monopods and...
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    Massive weather delays @ DEN...

    And knowing where 5 days worth of gear and clothes is at all times is priceless

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    Packed fully solid, under seat on the small side of an ERJ-145

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    Practice packing is great with Bihn gear! Since...

    Practice packing is great with Bihn gear! Since it is all modular, you can shift around depending on the trip you are taking to great effect. Between the WF, Brain cell and cube backpack:

    Use...
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    They don't make them anymore but they are all...

    They don't make them anymore but they are all over eBay. They were designed to fit in the PC card slot of laptops, to live there and charge there. Once they slimmed the card profile, the erstwhile...
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    The photos on the Mall show it best, basically...

    The photos on the Mall show it best, basically just invert the strap and run it across the bottom so it wraps around the backpack perimeter between the zippers of the main pockets. I do this daily...
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    Thanks! And enjoy part II!

    Thanks! And enjoy part II!
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    Western Flyer Part II: The Conference

    My first travel trial for the bag was a 3 day 2 night conference trip to Washington, DC. With a mix of business formality (meeting with Congressmen and aides) and casual (seminars and sightseeing),...
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    Western Flyer, Part I: The First Week

    After a torturous time looking for a new briefcase and a long awaited arrival, my Western Flyer finally arrived last weekend! (there is hope for you who ordered a backordered item - this arrived 2...
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    Not sure what mine weighs, but I have about the...

    Not sure what mine weighs, but I have about the same things you have, with a substantially larger computer:

    Lenovo Thinkpad W530 (15.7")
    Asus Transformer tablet
    2tb passport drive
    Reading...
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    How about fly openings between the pockets, for...

    How about fly openings between the pockets, for stringing USB cables and charging wires internally? I once jury-rigged a bag to allow me to charge my phone (in the front pocket) from the always-on...
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    Sticky: Finally got a confirmation # for my WF and...

    Finally got a confirmation # for my WF and accessories! Should be here tomorrow! I ordered just days after they went on backorder for late April, so there is hope. Just in time, I have a pretty...
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    Sticky: This is like waiting at that restaurant for the...

    This is like waiting at that restaurant for the hamburger, where they have to go hunt the cow, harvest the grain to bake the bun, etc...I'm so hungry! It will be months before I even have a tracking...
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    Sure would be nice to have that option. Do the...

    Sure would be nice to have that option. Do the rails serve any other purpose, like straps when they aren't being used as rails?
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    Pulled the trigger on the WF and a bankrupting...

    Pulled the trigger on the WF and a bankrupting number of accessories...now for the wait
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    More of the straps and rails of Tri-Star and...

    More of the straps and rails of Tri-Star and Cadet shared with the Western Flyer, and some more bright lining colors!
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    The Flikr photostream was helpful, there are a...

    The Flikr photostream was helpful, there are a number of images of the TS and WF sitting together with scalies around. Seeing them stuffed solid and sitting together in those ubiquitous airport...
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    Now if only I could be convinced that the...

    Now if only I could be convinced that the Tri-Star could work as an EDC laptop bag without feeling big, I'd probably never need another! And it's in stock of course...
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    Pursuit of a more multipurpose one-bag was what...

    Pursuit of a more multipurpose one-bag was what first directed me to Tom Bihn, most of my waffling had to do with returning to that inspiration. The cadet would be better replacement of my current...
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    I was on the cusp! After weeks of indecisive...

    I was on the cusp! After weeks of indecisive waffling, I manned up and surfed in to place an order and....backorder!...the dreaded backorder strikes the Western Flyer in Steel...the PAIN! Looks I'm...
  21. If I am short on space I use compression bags in...

    If I am short on space I use compression bags in conjunction with the bundle method, then sit on the bag to get the air out rather than roll it. Gets rid of most the wrinkle problem.
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    Thanks a lot for the guidance. I may try the...

    Thanks a lot for the guidance. I may try the largest Cache as well see if it works (if the 4Z roughly "fits" the T-series, I'll try that for TSA at least). Now: wait for Steel/Iberian to backorder,...
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    I would be using the Cadet only, no Brain Cell or...

    I would be using the Cadet only, no Brain Cell or Cache (it sounds like a size 1 Cache might fit with some jury rigging on the opening, but wouldn't fit into the Cadet. I would be willing to try, of...
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    I'm looking to use just the Cadet, no Brain Cell...

    I'm looking to use just the Cadet, no Brain Cell or Cache. It sounds like a size 1 would work, maybe with some Velcro on the opening, but wouldn't fit into the Cadet. Of course, I would be willing...
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    Need to fit a Lenovo W530 into a Cadet

    I'm looking for an EDC bag for a W530 (similar size to a W520) with extended battery (14-5/8"w X 10-3/8" d X 1-3/8"t). Just getting the machine into the pocket is enough, I'm not terribly concerned...
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