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Discussion in 'General' started by Gushy, 12 Dec 2008.

  1. Gushy

    Gushy What's a Dremel?

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    Guys,

    I'm looking for suggestions for cool laptop / notebook bags. I'm either wanting a backpack style or messenger/shoulder style.

    I don't want a business style case, but at the same time I don't want anything too 'young'. I don't want to be walking into the office looking like I stole the bag off some school kid.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I can't remember the model, but Targus do a nice backpack in dark blue/black that looks okay enough for work. Holds up to 17" laptop, has a decent front pocket area thing for sundries, has a phone pocket on the strap, and a waterproof cover if needed.

    I got it from Dabs AFAIK.

    Edit: This exact one, actually.

    I've had it for a little over two years, daily use, and it's holding up fine.

    Edit 2: A friend swears by Crumpler bags, FYI. They look nice, but AFAIK, cost an absolute shedload of money
     
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  3. Guest-23315

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    I like the Crumpler bags, but they are rather expensive.
     
  4. Singularity

    Singularity ******* Operator from Hell

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    Agreed on the Targus bags, great stuff indeed :)
     
  5. Gushy

    Gushy What's a Dremel?

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    That targus bag is nice.

    I've never heard of crumpler ... time to hit google.
     
  6. Shadowed_fury

    Shadowed_fury Minimodder

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    Crumpler are good :)
     
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    xion Minimodder

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  8. FuzzyOne

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    +1 for TechAIR, you also get 12 months free tracking.
     
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    caff What's a Dremel?

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  10. ozstrike

    ozstrike yip yip yip yip

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    What laptop do you have? If you have an Apple notebook, you can get snazzy neoprene sleeves for them, and then I just use any bag that'll fit it in, as it's already got a bit of padding/scratch protection with the sleeve.

    Edit: currently looking at something like this
     
  11. Thacrudd

    Thacrudd Where's the any key?!?

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    Go to Fossil, or here, I've got a leather one from there and it's soooo nice. They break in quickly but stay durable from there on.
     
  12. Gushy

    Gushy What's a Dremel?

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    Some great suggestions thanks guys!

    I currently use my bag (a belkin messenger type) to carry my 13" macbook, however it's a bit snug by the time I put in a few other items (pads, external disk, cables, etc). So it's time for an upgrade.
     
  13. ozstrike

    ozstrike yip yip yip yip

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    Check on the Apple store, they have some designed specifically for the macbook.
     
  14. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    Cupboard I'm not a modder.

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    I have a Vaude one, it looks like a normal rucksack but has a padded bit for your laptop. It is removable which is quite helpful, I sometime put it into my smaller bag when I don't want such a big bag (funny that)
     
  16. Logikal One

    Logikal One Is that with or without fries?

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    +1 on Crumpler love their bags, Ive had mine for two years of rain, snow and mud and still looks like the day I got it.
     
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    DarkLord7854 What's a Dremel?

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  18. Gushy

    Gushy What's a Dremel?

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    lol Im' not sure I'd want a bag made of floppy disks!!

    Thanks for the suggestions, some of them are nice but then have a very nice price tag to go with them! Maybe I'll have to drop a hint to the wife, it is coming up to xmas after all. ;)
     
  19. wolfticket

    wolfticket Downwind from the bloodhounds

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    Personally, I keep it in a protective sleeve then find a rucksack/bag with a suitably sized compartment in it (often the hydration pouch on outdoors-y bags).
    Most dedicated laptop bags are pretty grim.
     
  20. The cheapskate

    The cheapskate One custom title before Matty

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    had 2 for diffrent sized laptops. Brilliant, wont ever buy a:thumb:nything else.
     

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