Please, please, please recommend a notebook case for my new MBP, please?

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  1. basqarl macrumors regular

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    Need to get a sleeve and/or notebook case for my new MBP. I see a lot of possibilities online, but I don't know which one(s) are most durable, protective and easily carried.
     
  2. elberggreno macrumors member

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    I just recieved the Incase Vertical Sling Canvas from the apple store today and I LOVE it! It fits alot without being bulky, it's stilish and looks awsome, and it's very comfortable!

    Can pack mine with a MBP 15", mighty mouse, extra battery, a few notepads and the power inverter and it still feels so nice to wear..

    The compuer-compartament is coated with fake-fur, such a nice touch..

    I know I sound like I'm doing advertising but this is the best computer bag I've ever seen..

    http://www.goincase.com/products/detail/canvas-vertical-sling-cl55036

    reserved against bad spelling, I'ts friday and I'm drunk..
     
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  7. basqarl thread starter macrumors regular

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    Oops. Should I have targeted my question more specifically toward the details of a 17" MBP or are cases - cases regardless of the type of notebook you have? (In other words, are certain cases better for certain types of notebooks?)
     
  8. dj420118 macrumors regular

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    There are some cases that are custom-fitted for the 17 inch macbook pro.

    For example:

    http://www.radtech.us/Products/GloveCase.aspx

    That case has several custom fitting sizes depending on the size of your notebook. If you already have a briefcase and just want something to protect your laptop inside your already existent bag then this is a good choice.
     
  9. Hello.there macrumors 6502a

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    I went for the Crumpler Boomer for my MacBook -

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    If I'm travelling and need more room I use the Tech Air Sports Messenger -

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  10. OrangesOfCourse macrumors member

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    I'm looking for something like this for my 17" MBP. If i dont find anything i think i might get the STM Brink. What do you guys think of that bag?
     
  11. skiffx macrumors 6502a

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    Actually after carefully considering, I just canceled my Jack Spade bag and ordered the incase one :D

    If you like STM Brink you might want to check out Jack Spade actually but its pricey.
     
  12. noodle654 macrumors 68020

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    Best case for MBP is the ZeroShock III. I dropped my MBP and I had my case on it and it had no dents, marks, or anything!! Perfect. It uses memory foam and it is straight outta Japan.
     
  13. Ryox macrumors 6502a

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    its more of a sleeve really, its designed to go into another bag to give even more protection. I just ordered one of those myself :D
    I'm also waiting for that incase bag too.
     
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  15. MarsianMan macrumors member

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    I bought the Incase Nylon Sleeve with Handles which is just big enough for the MBP, and it has space for power brick and a few essentials (like mouse and a few sheets of paper). I really like it because it can be a lightweight bag to carry around the laptop and it can also be a protective bag which can fit inside my backpack for when I need more space.
     
  16. Ryox macrumors 6502a

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    They should make a "Mac and Macbook Accessories" Forum with Lists and links of good bags, cases, stands, etc... sorry for being a bit off topic :)
     
  17. Ryox macrumors 6502a

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    Just wondering if anyones who has a MBP ever used the incase bag with a ZeroShock III sleeve? Does it fit? lol
     
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    I carry my powerbook in an axio hardshell backpack since 3 years. I know is't not a case but I'm happy with it and it feels very comfortable and safe.

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  19. GirthP macrumors regular

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    I was stressing over this...

    and got the Brenthaven Prolite II. I am very satisfied. I can carry all my cords; ethernet, cross-over ethernet, firewire, usb, 1/8 stereo adaptors, earbuds, plus video adaptors. I also carry my bluetooth mighty mouse, my 500GB WD Mybook (until my 320 2.5 sata comes through), with room to spare.

    It's a bit heavy, but I love having what I need when I need it.
     
  20. Watabou macrumors 68040

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    Speck cases are very nice too. I don't have an MBP but I saw it and the person who had it said he likes it. Plus, it looks way cool.
     
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  23. JayMtl macrumors newbie

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    Really beautiful case and solid construction but it looks neither practical - it appears to ONLY fit a laptop - nor protective - it seems that a drop would offer no shock absorption or cushioning. I still want one...but only to look at! :cool:

    I remember falling for Vaja's distinctive iPod cases when they were first introduced a few years back but their stuff is just an excess of style with not enough practicality.
     
  24. markrivers macrumors 6502a

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    it's definitely a fashion statement.
    the bag looks great
     
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