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Levenger Pocket Briefcase: Ballistic Nylon! For USD$28!
R. Emory Lundberg | Mar 12 2006
I had made a previous attempt at a hipsterpda using a Moleskine card folio mini.
I like it. Its nice. But as people have pointed out, it can be a bit bulky when it comes time to carry it.
I have been browsing the Levenger website now and then and I know people have raved about the Pocket Briefcase, but I keep a wallet already (The Jimi) and don't want a big wallet. I want a tiny wallet and a way to keep my hipster in line.
Plus, that pocket briefcase was hard to justify sight-unseen.
So I was running an errand today (getting some mobile phones flashed to current firmware at iUnlock in the Prudential Center because I'm a total nerd) and walking through the halls of commerce I saw an honest-to-God Levenger store.
So I went in and checked it out. Sure enough, those pocket briefcases are awesome. But what I can't find on their website, and was a perfect fit for me in every way was the Pocket Briefcase in *ballistic* form. They only had black, I wish they made it in blue or green.
But it cost only USD$28 compared to 38+ and had some of levenger's cards included as a "free trial". I love the feel of it. It fits *much* better in my front pocket than the moleskine does, and it feels great to write on thanks to the nice clamp-like system to hold a 3x5 in place while you write on it, which also has a stiffer surface the card rests on letting you write with impunity.
I'll be snapping some pictures and flickr'ing them as soon as possible but I quickly moved my NA cards and project cards over the Levenger and so far I am delighted. I'm out of AA batteries at the moment and my camera needs them or I can't use the portrait grip. Batteries are on my @errands card so I'll soon have some photos to share.
I really am surprised I can't find the ballistic nylon flavor of my pocket briefcase on the Levenger site. Had I known they had one, I probably would have bought one.
Action shots will be forthcoming, of course, so stay tuned.
Edit: photoset is available
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