MacBook Sleeves and Bags

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by applemax, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. applemax macrumors 65816


    Feb 22, 2005
    Can anyone recommend some good second skins and bags for macbook pro? thanks
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus


    Jul 24, 2002
    Tom Bihn are my favourites. The Monolith in particular. Just drop the laptop in there and then drop that in any old bag you have. The new (as yet not-shipping) size 4x is specifically for the MacBook Pro.
  3. TsuaSai macrumors 6502

    Jan 9, 2006
    I use a Samsonnite and I love it. I also have off name brand sleeve that I have only used once. Its not that bad, but since i have a nice bag its kinda hard bring my self to use it.
  4. Mr. Mister macrumors 6502

    Feb 15, 2006
    If you really love your Macbook, carry it between your chest and your shirt secured with a belt around navel height. :cool:
  5. TsuaSai macrumors 6502

    Jan 9, 2006
    Then put some ear phones in it and you have an ipod :)

    But then you need a skin cause of sweat!
  6. seattlemaclover macrumors member

    Feb 26, 2004
    Seattle Washington USA
  7. iGary Guest


    May 26, 2004
    Randy's House
  8. nbs2 macrumors 68030


    Mar 31, 2004
    A geographical oddity
    Take a look at the Marware sleeves - I think it is nice enough that you could just throw it in any backback (which I do)
  9. C.J Mac macrumors member

    Feb 3, 2006
    Need your help,

    I bought his bag for my Mcbook Pro but I am unsure if it will fit or not.

    My main concern is the length of the laptop. The overall size of the bag is
    15.5 in and the laptop is 15.4.

    Please see details:

    Pack your laptop in your new Samsonite® XT480 Laptop Computer Notebook Case. Known worldwide for their travel luggage, Samsonite has a durable and efficient line of laptop computer carrying cases. The XT480 laptop notebook case has an adjustable shoulder straps, gusseted pockets and laptop compartment that make it comfortable to travel with plenty of space for your laptop and documents.

    Product Features:

    Durable 420 Denier Nylon fabric
    Smart-Pocket™ easily slides over luggage handles: adds the convenience of an additional built-in zipper pocket to the innovative Smart Sleeve™. Use it for airline tickets or other papers.
    Padded laptop compartment for protection
    Mulitple organizational compartments for business essentials
    Accordion file holder compartment
    Comfortable padded shoulder strap
    Removable padded shoulder strap is designed for comfort and ease of carrying and are easy to remove and store when not needed. Non-slip shoulder pads disburse weight more evenly on your shoulder. A swivel clip at the end of the strap helps prevent twisting
    Dimensions: 13" x 5" x 16.5"
    Weight: 6 pounds
    Shipping included
    Comes with our Best Price Shopping Guarantee
    Width: 14"
    Height: 5"
    Length: 16"

    6 Pounds

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

  10. Krevnik macrumors 68030


    Sep 8, 2003
    The Executive IIe from Avalon:

    The catch is that it is bulkier than some, as it is heavily padded to try to absorb the shock from falls, and have enough compartments for business documents, and computer peripherals. For those doing airline travelling it seems to shine there, as you can use it as a carry-on and have room for books, adapters, PDA, etc.
  11. nimr0d macrumors member

    Jan 31, 2006
  12. C.J Mac macrumors member

    Feb 3, 2006
    I guess my question not good enough to answer?:(
  13. M. Malone macrumors 6502a

    M. Malone

    Mar 11, 2004
    you forgot that the Intel chips run cool, so there won't be any sweat, now a G4 powerbook, that would be hot. :p

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