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Thread: First batch of Aubergine/Wasabi Aeronaut 30s closed?

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    Talking First batch of Aubergine/Wasabi Aeronaut 30s closed?

    Just happened to look at the A30 page and noticed that the Aubergine/Wasabi option is now on backorder until late September, not mid August any more. This would imply that either the first Aubergine production batch has been delayed, or it's been closed and future orders will go into the back-order batch scheduled later.

    Due to cashflow issues I haven't been able to order an A30 yet, but I think late September (or more realistically given the over-deliver ethos) mid September is doable... my birthday is in mid September so maybe a birthday gift for myself!

    And to those of you who ordered your Aubergine A30s already - looks like you might be next in the queue!
    A45 crimson/steel; TS navy/solar; S19 nordic/steel; P nordic/solar; CP black/steel; SE wasabi; CQPC iberian, solar; Ri aubergine/steel; 3DCC cardinal; TSS4 wasabi; K cardinal; TT solar,nordic,black; CC cardinal/steel; PCBP solar; PP navy; + packing cubes galore!

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    My Aubergine/Wasabi Aeronout is on its way. So it seems they are shipping the first batch now and the next batch is in the loop for being build for mid September.

    Hope this helps.

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    I feel there are new designs about to be revealed.

    I can't wait!

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    share? sources held confidential.

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    Quote Originally Posted by meekasmom View Post
    share? sources held confidential.
    I said feel, there is no source.

    Introducing Black 400d DyneemaŽ/nylon - TOM BIHN Blog: We make travel bags in Seattle, Washington

    Introducing Aubergine 1050d ballistic nylon - TOM BIHN Blog: We make travel bags in Seattle, Washington

    This is from the Blog, archives do not go further than 2011.

    I love TB History, I wish there was an History/Virtual Museum page but the COO, Darcy is really busy.

    Oh I forgot, in the fall of 2013 Skookum Dog was launched.


    I am always amazed at the amount of creativity, Tom and the Wonderful Crew displays every season.

    Always something new, for example, this summer, the Q-Kit, the Travel Laundry Stuff Sack and the expansion of the Double Pouch line.


    I forgot the A30, the Night Flight and especially the Daylight Backpack because I have conditioned myself* to Not Think about them.

    Especially the Daylight Backpack, which, I could barely contain myself to order in bulk.

    * I have used the clicker method, you don't click on the Daylight Backpack links, you get to link on all the Double Pouches, Q-Kits and Travel Laundry Stuff Sacks links and videos while speculating about their future use in EDCs and Travel setups.
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    This news makes me feel like a kid who has just been told that Santa back-ordered all Christmas toys until the end of February. Aack!

    I have two Aubergine items on back-order: the Night Flight and an A30 which I just ordered two days ago, so obviously I missed the first batch. "But late September?" she howled. "That's like forever in TB-Obsessor Time."

    Just call me Mopey the Eighth Dwarf. Now what I can I do to pass the endless weeks until the fall equinox? Let's see what bags are in stock....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ncb4 View Post
    This news makes me feel like a kid who has just been told that Santa back-ordered all Christmas toys until the end of February. Aack!

    I have two Aubergine items on back-order: the Night Flight and an A30 which I just ordered two days ago, so obviously I missed the first batch. "But late September?" she howled. "That's like forever in TB-Obsessor Time."

    Just call me Mopey the Eighth Dwarf. Now what I can I do to pass the endless weeks until the fall equinox? Let's see what bags are in stock....
    Ncb4, you have been on the forum long enough to know that the Crew always gives the most conservative estimates.

    But, many of my orders scheduled right in the middle of the extremely busy winter Holidays or the early Spring "getting ready for travel season" or Fall "back to school season" have been shipped early.

    For example, many late months scheduled re-stock, have been happening by mid-month or even early in that same month.
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    Ilkyway,
    Did you order packing cubes or just the a30?

    i keep checking, but no shipment notice for me yet

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    I went a bit ruthless and order a bit of everything on the new menu (left only the Daylighter out, needed to sleep on that one) 5 minutes after the launch. I hope you hear something real soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by backpack View Post
    Ncb4, you have been on the forum long enough to know that the Crew always gives the most conservative estimates....many of my orders scheduled right in the middle of the extremely busy winter Holidays or the early Spring "getting ready for travel season" or Fall "back to school season" have been shipped early....
    I know, I know, @backpack. I think it's a measure of how excited I am about the June debuts that I'm finding it hard to be patient!
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