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Bag Decision

So I bought a ton of bags recently. And returned most of them.

But I found one, and its not really fair to the others...because I am a bit of a home teamer for the company.

But I described in another thread the stuff that I carry. How I was unhappy with the bags that I had been using, now that I had more tasks to complete.

I decided on the timbuk2 laptop bag. It is not a sufficient messenger bag really, but as far as the urban professional/academic...its perfect. The laptop sleeve is created really well. The padding is right on. Its also visually sedate which I like.

I have a timbuk2 ipod case, so that is a good function.

So I put my 17 inch powerbook in there, and my mead binder thingy, and my moleskine, and a book. In a pencil bag, I carry pens and pencils and jump drives.

I have not found a way to get the powersupply and what not in the laptop bag, but I assume I just have not really looked.

Thanks to everyone for the advice.

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Went to the backpack

I, too, am a Timbuk2 fanboy. I've had three of them now. Here in the Pac NW, it's a common sight -- they are sturdy, functional, and just cool.

My new bag of 2 months I love, is the DataDump backpack. I often end up carrying my Mac and my employer Dell, along with cords, cables, drives, books, files, magazines. My wife about killed herself trying to pick up my old Timbuk2 messenger bag and encouraged me to get something with more back support so that I can continue to work and support her. Plus, I knew I was overstuffing it, and that wasn't good.

So I bit the bullet and went to the backpack. It comes in the "pro" black-grey model if you look online, though it only appears to be in blue on the Timbuk2 site right now. The built-in 17" laptop zipper slot and vast main cargo compartment sealed the deal for me. Timbuk2 is just good stuff.




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