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    Colored Key Straps

    How about some key straps made from the cordura colors used in the pouches? I have several pouches attached to the black keystraps, and it would be easier to know which ones to pull up out of the bag if they were color-coded to match whichever pouch I wanted. This might be a way to use up extra scrap fabric, too.

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    Not a bad notion. I'd go for a few of those, myself.

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    At the very least, one other color would be helpful. I just bought a couple key straps not thinking that I would use them all that much. They have been much more handy than I thought.

    One or two other solid colors would be nice.

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    We've discussed this before, and it's definitely something that will happen - but not until well into 2010.
    Current Carry: Skookum Dog Citizen Canine prototype, Founder's Briefcase (every day carry), Small Cafe Bag (every day carry), Shop Bags (groceries, extra random stuff), Aeronaut 45 (travel), Synapse 19 (day hikes), Smart Alec (longer day hikes), Skookum Dog Road Duffel (Medium) (travel), Clear Organizer Wallet, Travel Stuff Sacks, Organizer Cubes

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    I would LOVE some bright color straps! (Not a big fan of black, not that it's stopped me from buying about a million of them! LOL!)
    Happy owner of a medium cocoa Cafe, small plum Cafe, plum/green Utility Tote, black/purple Lux, mini cork pouch, mini kiwi pouch, mini clear pouch, small blue pouch, assorted key straps, prototype Stuff Sacks, and navy/storm/sapphire Imago!

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    I'll add my vote for colored key straps -- it would definitely help organization.

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    I vote yes on the colored key straps. This is a great idea for those times when I have multiple items keystrapped to an o-ring. Color coding would b a boon! :)
    Bags: Super Ego (Black/indigo w/cork seatbelt); Aeronaut (Crimson/Steel); 2 Medium Cafe Bags (Navy/Cayenne, Linen/Olive), w/an Ultrasuede Shoulder Strap Wrap; Large Cafe Bag (Cocoa/Wasabi) w/Absolute Strap; Imago (sadly lost to hazmat); a Brain Cell w/ another Strap Wrap; and a Shop Bag (Steel). Accessories: Bunches and bunches.
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    I vote YES on colored key straps!
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    Me, too, on colored key straps
    Ego in Black, Steel, Wasabi, Empire Builder in Black, Black, Sapphire (Husband), 2 Brain Cells (Black), 2 Medium Cafe Bags - 1 in Black, Wasabi & 1 in Navy, Cayenne, 2 Large Cafe bags w/Absolute Straps - 1 in Linen, Olive and 1 in Cocoa, Wasabi, Guardian Dual Function Light & Lots of pouches!

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    Darcy,

    While you're making them another color, would it be possible to alter the stitching at the top of each different color strap so instead of having to look (or for those who can't), you can feel the top of the strap and id it that way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tzporah View Post
    Darcy,

    While you're making them another color, would it be possible to alter the stitching at the top of each different color strap so instead of having to look (or for those who can't), you can feel the top of the strap and id it that way?
    What a great idea! :)
    Bags: Super Ego (Black/indigo w/cork seatbelt); Aeronaut (Crimson/Steel); 2 Medium Cafe Bags (Navy/Cayenne, Linen/Olive), w/an Ultrasuede Shoulder Strap Wrap; Large Cafe Bag (Cocoa/Wasabi) w/Absolute Strap; Imago (sadly lost to hazmat); a Brain Cell w/ another Strap Wrap; and a Shop Bag (Steel). Accessories: Bunches and bunches.
    Wanted: Zephyr or Empire Builder.
    " ...all [that] you have to depend on is yourself and your luggage." - The Luggage Salesman (Joe Versus the Volcano)

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