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Whistle Sternum Strap Half for TOM BIHN backpacks and convertible travel bags

New: Whistle Sternum Strap Half ($5)

It's become an important part of our EDC (Every Day Carry) over recent years: the whistle. The classic use of the safety whistle is, of course, signaling you're in distress and need help: three sharp blasts in succession, followed by a pause of at least one minute, and repeated until a response is received. The shrill sound of a whistle is likely to carry much further than the human voice and requires much less energy. Remember, the number three is key in distress situations: a distress signal can be three fires or piles of rocks in a triangle, three blasts...

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Every Day Commentary on the TOM BIHN Cadet

Every Day Commentary reviews the Cadet

"The Cadet is a small bag. A very small bag. You need to know that. If you can accept the size, then be prepared. The design is like nothing else. I have seen and used about a dozen different styles of bags and briefcases (what do you think lawyers talk about?). There is nothing, not even my uber pricey ____, as well laid out and as well designed." Read the full review at Every Day Commentary.

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Every Day Commentary on the TOM BIHN Cadet

Every Day Commentary: Most Interesting EDC Products of 2011

Our Cadet makes the list: "Tom Bihn is a small manufacturer based in Seattle Washington and they make some of the best bags in the world. They have incredible designs and great materials and attention to detail. So when they release a minimalist briefcase, people notice. The Cadet seems to synch up to what I experience everyday--as smartphones become more and more capable there is less of a need to haul tons of stuff around. Instead, you'd rather have one or two things that work really well and are protected and accessible." Read the full post at Every Day Commentary....

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