Bags

Colonel Littleton creates some of the finest bags I have ever had the privilege to carry my gear in. My 1943 Navigator bag has traveled the world with me and continues to be my EDC bag. It is a true workhorse and nearly bulletproof, receiving regular compliments as it grows old with me. But when the [...]

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As a home educator, sometimes I have to teach while out and about. During such times, I carry my teaching materials with me in a backpack. Some inexpensive backpacks don't last very long while other more expensive backpacks last longer. One thing seems to be true of most of them - they all tend to [...]

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My family and I really enjoy traveling. Whether it's a day trip or a week-long adventure, there are few things better than a little getaway. As a family of tech enthusiasts, everyone has their favorite gadget(s) they want to bring on a trip. Most of the time, we need immediate access to our gadgets and [...]

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When it comes to backpacks, you can never have too many, right?  Especially if you are a student, or a frequent traveler, or a wandering nomad.  Brevite makes a line of bags that are designed especially for folks who regularly carry photography equipment, but I find that their bags are great for just about anyone [...]

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One year ago I posted my review of Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag. Although I liked the bag, I didn't make it my main bag until March of this year. Since then it has become my favorite gear bag that I carry every day. Peak Design followed up their successful Everyday Messenger Bag Kickstarter campaign [...]

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The new MacBooks will be available soon, so it's time to shop for a bag to protect them when you're going from place to place. WaterField's newest bag for the MacBook is the Syde. The Syde MacBook Case features a sleeve for the MacBook and another leather pocket that is attached to the syde (side) [...]

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KNOMO has a series of RFID-blocking bags to protect your personal information as you tote your gear.  The series includes bags of leather and/or fabrics in backpack, brief bag, tote bag, or clutch styles.  The bags are available in styles suited for women or men and in sizes to accommodate minimal gear to everything-plus-the-kitchen-sink gear. [...]

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It has been awhile since I've had the opportunity to review anything from Pad & Quill. They have recently released a new line of minimalistic bags engineered to carry your MacBook and a bit of EDC gear in old world style. For this review, I'll be reviewing the Valet Luxury Laptop Bag for MacBook 12, an [...]

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Invisible zippers. That’s what initially struck me when I first saw the new Waterfield Designs Bolt Backpack. When I unpacked and inspected it, I couldn’t find the zippers. Only when I noticed the leather zipper pulls, did I see how ingenious the disappearing zippers are. It’s really cool. But that’s not the only cool thing [...]

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Do you love all things Halo? Are you constantly seeking out Halo merchandise to sport your fandom? Perhaps this Halo 5 Master Chief Messenger Bag is something you need to add to your collection. This cool looking messenger bag is made of nylon, polyester, and polyurethane and is 16 inches wide x 13 1/2 inches [...]

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A few days ago my post about the new Pad & Quill bags on Facebook prompted a challenge from reader Robert Grenader to share a picture of my bag collection and he would do the same. Robert has shared his picture and here's mine. Click through for a list of all the bags and what [...]

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We carry more gear and accessories all the time, much of it smallish items that we want to keep organized and protected from the elements. For this, the Magpul DAKA Pouch is worth a look. Made from polymer infused textiles with an anti-slip texture that are impenetrably welded on all seams and using a genuine [...]

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I received news from Brian Holmes of Pad & Quill that they have two new "slim leather bags for the modern gentleman". When I read the title of his email and then saw the images of his bags, I was a little miffed because I don't see how these bags are for men only. ;) [...]

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Got trust issues? With people stealing your stuff when you're out and about, that is? I think we all do, to varying degrees. To assuage this tendency and actually keep our valuables safer, TrustBag might be just the product. While in appearance it looks to the casual observer to be a simple drawstring gym bag [...]

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There are not many days that go by that I am not using some piece of Colonel Littleton gear to carry my tech/stuff with me. Day to day I use my Colonel Littleton No. 1943 Navigator Bag, when I travel I take my No. 2 Shave Kit, when I go away on an overnighter I use my No.1 Grip, [...]

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