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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1140 on: April 15, 2019, 07:55:01 am »
Yeah I met the owner of Velomacchi at the One Moto show, lovely guy but their style is not for me

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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1141 on: April 15, 2019, 04:57:33 pm »
This probably should go into the rant thread, but I was walking in the Riverside Mall the other day in New Orleans and there was a young teenager wearing a plate carrier in there. Not sure what kind of fashion statement he was trying to make, but it reinforced my overall disdain for MOLLE on regular people.


For those that don't know what a plate carrier is:

Clearly this dipshit wasn't using it as intended, because usually there's 20+lbs of steel plates in there. Hauling that shit around all day is no fun.

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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1142 on: April 15, 2019, 04:59:01 pm »
what about DSPTCH? i've been looking at the 3sixteen collab model. looks good, decent size.
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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1143 on: April 17, 2019, 09:35:02 pm »
Bag whore that I am, as much as I lust after all the great packs out there, these two are pretty hard to beat for my use. The duffel is a Triple Aught Design that folds into its own pocket, can convert into a backpack, and is bomb and water resistant (VX sailcloth construction). Only has two mesh pockets, one external that it folds up into to be about the size of a small frisbee, and an internal one that's large, where I put dirty laundry. When I need a suit, I use a Briggs and Riley roller carry-on. I guess if I have a gap it's a large travel ruck that could support some tech, but the trip that requires that hasn't happened yet. They're clearing these out for $91 right now. https://tripleaughtdesign.com/shop/azimuth-duffel/

The backpack is an old Briggs & Riley @work model. It's on the small side, but that makes it good for under the seat in front of me on a plane and appropriate for business. It has great internal organization and durability. Would love a bit more water resistance, the pen holders are too small, and the water bottle pocket is really just a pocket, but that's about it as far as gripes go. Otherwise perfect, this thing has put my beloved Acronym 3A-5TS messenger back in the closet. Boring and practical won out over cool and modular.

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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1144 on: April 18, 2019, 12:56:18 pm »
@mclaincausey the Azimuth duffle looks great.

My girlfriend says I can't get one because we're broke! ;D

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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1145 on: April 18, 2019, 02:39:53 pm »
what about DSPTCH? i've been looking at the 3sixteen collab model. looks good, decent size.
I picked one of these up a few months ago and really really like it. Previously I was using a Goruck GR1. The 3sixteen/dspatch is a bit smaller but i find it more enjoyable so far. I can get pictures if need be.

I've even though of getting another color as a backup.

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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1146 on: April 19, 2019, 07:56:36 am »
^^

yeah they look very similar to the GR1. i've been looking at the Goruck for years but i couldn't find the use/need for a second bag pack. the 20L visvim i have serves all my purpose..  :'(
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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1147 on: April 19, 2019, 09:01:32 am »
Bag whore that I am, as much as I lust after all the great packs out there, these two are pretty hard to beat for my use. The duffel is a Triple Aught Design that folds into its own pocket, can convert into a backpack, and is bomb and water resistant (VX sailcloth construction). Only has two mesh pockets, one external that it folds up into to be about the size of a small frisbee, and an internal one that's large, where I put dirty laundry. When I need a suit, I use a Briggs and Riley roller carry-on. I guess if I have a gap it's a large travel ruck that could support some tech, but the trip that requires that hasn't happened yet. They're clearing these out for $91 right now. https://tripleaughtdesign.com/shop/azimuth-duffel/

The backpack is an old Briggs & Riley @work model. It's on the small side, but that makes it good for under the seat in front of me on a plane and appropriate for business. It has great internal organization and durability. Would love a bit more water resistance, the pen holders are too small, and the water bottle pocket is really just a pocket, but that's about it as far as gripes go. Otherwise perfect, this thing has put my beloved Acronym 3A-5TS messenger back in the closet. Boring and practical won out over cool and modular.

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Hmmm.... Azimuth duffle..... perhaps I need to pick one of these up!


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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1148 on: April 19, 2019, 06:31:36 pm »
Do it @Cutlasshound it's simple, but pretty damn great, and a steal at <$100
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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1149 on: April 20, 2019, 02:35:09 am »
The price for the Azimuth is pretty good. I wouldnt mind getting one for a gym bag



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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1150 on: April 20, 2019, 07:52:44 am »
It's a perfect gym bag @Anesthetist , great materials and the internal mesh pocket is good for dirty gym clothes. External is good for keys and such.
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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1151 on: April 24, 2019, 07:21:34 am »
@Alex I don't know if you've found a bag yet, but Carryology posted a guide to waterproof backpacks last week.

https://www.carryology.com/travel/the-ultimate-guide-to-the-best-waterproof-backpacks-of-2019/

I like the Arc'teryx LEAF DryPack best, but I don't like the price. :)

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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1152 on: May 20, 2019, 11:31:15 am »
This post is two fold

1. Switched my luggage out to the Pelican Air 1615 case. Pretty nice. I managed to fit an entire weeks worth of stuff in it and a laptop with no issues, and was exactly at 50.0lbs

2. The reason why I could stick my laptop in there without worrying about it getting stolen required some experimentation. I’m nursing an ankle injury and didn’t want to have to hump two laptops in my backpack like I usually do (one is work, one is personal). I always travel with a firearm. So instead of using a lockbox in a suitcase like I usually do, I stuck the pistol in a small range bag and used the pelican as a lock box. Checked with Southwest and TSA a couple days before, and proceeded to the full service counter. Got my case inspected, locked it up with two non tsa padlocks and good to go.

This might be my all the time setup now.
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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1153 on: August 18, 2019, 08:30:17 pm »
Hi All,

I need some help here - I've been looking to buy a new leather briefcase or bag and I have no idea who makes quality pieces.

I have been told to check out the following brands:

Ghurka
Marcellino NY
Mr. Lentz

But I know nothing about this world. Please let me know who makes top quality leather bags. I'm most interested in light brown to vegetable tanned bags.

Thanks

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Re: Luggage Bags and Packs
« Reply #1154 on: August 19, 2019, 02:38:07 am »
@phillyforager take a look at https://www.vermilyeapelle.com/
Never owned one of their bags but they look very good and get glowing reviews from owners on Styleforum.
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