Help determining this messenger bag

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by brvheart, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. brvheart macrumors 6502

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    Does anyone know what kind of bag this is? It looks nice (I did not get to see it up close and personal or anything) but wondered if anyone knows via the logo, I am looking for one for my 15.4" MBP

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    I was also looking at this one - I prefer the Satchel type

    http://www.brenthaven.com/catalog-fusion-iii-mb-apple.html
     
  2. pinkpen macrumors newbie

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  3. Shannighan macrumors 6502a

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  4. coachingguy macrumors 6502a

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    I have this bag, the Brenthaven one; it's great for the laptop, but it's not very big. I couldn't get all the stuff in it I needed for work. So then I went with an Osprey Transit bag, which I really liked. But like most mac laptop guys, we're bag freaks, so I also picked up North Face Recon backpack. I really like it!

    As far as the Timbuk bags, I don't think they're worth the premium your paying for the name.

    Just my .02¢

    Coachingguy
     
  5. brvheart thread starter macrumors 6502

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    thank you all for the replys, coach check your pm's ;)
     
  6. brvheart thread starter macrumors 6502

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    has anyone bought from ebag before? If so do you recommend them?
     
  7. brvheart thread starter macrumors 6502

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    well, I ended up buying a commute messenger bag in the medium size, I hope that it is all that it is cracked up to be....:confused:

    thank you all for the help and letting me know the brand etc :)
     
  8. techound1 macrumors 68000

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    I love mine!
     
  9. brvheart thread starter macrumors 6502

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    What size did you get? Does it hold everything? What all do you carry? Also what size laptop do you have?
     
  10. hogfaninga macrumors 65816

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    I bought 2 bags from them. I would highly recommend them.

    I bought this combo a few weeks ago. It is a sleeve and messenger combo by MacCase. Perfect fit sleeve(made for Macbooks specifically) and the messenger is awesome.


    http://www.mac-case.com/Products/MacCase Messenger.html
     
  11. mayanka89 macrumors regular

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    I bought the Timbuk2 Originals Commute from the REI Outlet store, got it for about half off to be like $70. Excellent bag, well-built, soft-corduroy laptop lining.
     
  12. brvheart thread starter macrumors 6502

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    well, the bag arrived today...I love everything about with exception to one thing -

    It is not big enough :(

    I got the medium based on the fact that I have MPB 15.4" WS. The bag fits perfect for that, but does not have enough room/pockets that zip for the external drive, power cables, net cables, cell chargers etc.

    I thought that if I got the large that is made for the 17" lappy's that my MPB would not safely fit in it....
     
  13. donga macrumors 6502a

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    ebags.com is a great site. i think i've gotten three things from them before and very satisfied.

    return it if you're not satisfied, and get something else or something bigger. i'm sure they'll take care of you
     
  14. txcdcky macrumors newbie

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    I ordered a Kenneth Cole messenger bag from ebags.com, it was delivered promptly and in perfect condition. They're good.
     

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