Best laptop bag for MacBook Pro

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  1. None Such macrumors 6502

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    Looking for a new bag for my MacBook Pro 13". Any suggestions?
     
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    I'm in the same boat as you, OP. Looking for a nice messenger style bag that is both not too bulky, but can comfortably hold the charger and maybe a couple of other items without it bulging through the side of the bag. Thus far, I have come up empty handed after hours of searching on Amazon and in various shops around Los Angeles. Let me know if you find one you like!
     
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    $700 for a "bare" messenger bag? Seriously? I could afford that, but there is no way I could ever justify spending that on a bag.
     
  9. seggy macrumors member

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    Meh. Different strokes for different folks. Acronym is a good balance of quasi-dystopian style and function for me. I'd have to say it's probably the cheaper of the bags I own tho, so if that's making you balk then I'd hate to think of the heart attack the rest would give you lol
     
  10. blasto2236 macrumors 6502a

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    Definitely trying to keep my budget between $30-$60. I don't want anything fancy, just having a hard time finding something that keeps a reasonably slim profile but has enough extra room for the charger without it bulging out of the bag.
     
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    I ordered this one yesterday... with a promo code, I got it for $39.99 shipped... will be here Tuesday.

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00N4OP0ZY
     
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    I use a Brenthaven backpack. Great protection and easy to carry if I need to have a lot of accessories with me. Lots of little pockets for items.
     
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    I've been looking for a backpack option for my 15" rMBP as the messenger bags all cut my clavicle to the core. I figure a nice distribution of weight with back support would be great along with some wider set padded straps.

    I love timbuk2, but I am getting lost on all the different options.

    I'd be carrying the rMBP, power, mouse, keys, wallet, hydro flask, and various cables. Nothing too bulky (except the hydro flask), but I am a train commuter.
     
  17. DisraeliGears macrumors newbie

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    Seconded here, I use a Brenthaven Briefcase with a strap for my day-to-day. Has a great padded area for my Macbook, a nice little pocket for my iPad, and plenty of pockets for chargers, notebooks, etc. Got mine on sale during Cyber Monday, so I paid like $70 I think.
     
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    You use the words 'quasi-dystopian' and pay more than $700 for a laptop bag. Are you an imaginary person? Did you fall out of the game GTA5? I'm sure I saw a hipster like that.
     
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    I just chalked his comments up to another delta bravo spreading joy where ever he roamed.
     
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    Hmmm. Apparently I have to be imaginary to some, because they can't deal with it? I dunno.
     
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