Anyone have either of these sleeves?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by TheXFactor, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. macrumors regular

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    So far I am looking at these for my Air. One is the Speck PixelSleeve, the other is the Civilian Lab Manila-13 Leather Laptop Sleeve and the last one is the Speck TrimSleeve. I'm leaning towards the leather one, the last one pictured.

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    black ballistic nylon :p
    and velcro to seal and the red string to make it look like a folder :D thats the best part hahah
     
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    I would hope for the price for a sleeve. :eek:
     
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    Ya, that's a bit much.
     
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    I actually use a radtech sleeve. I think it cost me $20 but it's well worth it. Super soft, nice tight fit. At first it felt ridiculous and too tight but after just a few days it fit perfect. I have the sleeve and then use it inside an incase 13" case. Super safe. :)
     
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    I have the incase neoprene plus sleeve. It was 34.95 and gets the job done.
     
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    If you plan to take your MBA with you when you fly in the USA, you may want to check the requirements from the TSA:

    http://www.tsa.gov/press/happenings/simplifying_laptop_bag_procedures.shtm

    Some sleeves meet these requirements, others do not. The advantage of having a sleeve that meets these requirements is that you can put the MBA through the X-ray with the sleeve on, which gives some additional protection for the device.
     
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    I ended up buying a leather, felt-lined case from Mint Cases.. You can knock off 10% by using the code "Twitter10"... A little on the pricey side, but well made and pretty good quality leather. I'd prefer that SaddleBack Leather would make one for the MacBook Air, but I didn't see that happening anytime soon.
     
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    Did you order thru the speck site? Please report back on how well it fits and any likes or dislikes..
     
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    Since it seems you may have glanced over that set of requirements, care to share the short version? :)
     
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    SF bags

    I just got the vertical Waterfield sleeve two days ago. I ordered mine with the velcro closure but no flap. It's very easy to carry and access in my bookbag. $39 + shipping. I like it a lot.

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    If you feel up to going with a cool style and material for the sleeve, take a look at Colcasac. I have the Zagora sleeve for my iPad2 and love it :)
     
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    MacBook Air sleeve?
     
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    Yes, colcasac makes MacBook Air sleeves.
     
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    I really like those leather sleeves. I question whether the fit is tight enough to keep the Air from sliding out. The speck sleeve has a snap closure.
     

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