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Who carries a backpack everyday? 7413

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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #60 on: November 08, 2017, 03:56:04 PM »
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #61 on: November 12, 2017, 07:58:53 PM »
I carry an Under Armour Storm. 30.7 liter size ( 18" x 13" x 8")Plenty of room for my tablet, a notebook, a spare pair of pants, my spare Leatherman and SAK, small surefire 60, two 32 oz (1liter each) Nalgene water bottles, sunglasses, ace bandage, a baseball hat around the top handle, lunch, snacks, and various extras. 10 to 20 pounds depending, I guess. Sometimes I bike the 9 miles to work each way, and it does fine.

I single strap it, but obviously have the option of 2 strapping - better overall for the back.

Back in the day I carried a currier sling bag. Those are fine but you should swap shoulders periodically
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #62 on: November 15, 2017, 02:46:20 AM »
I carry my Direct Action Dragon Egg every day

Love the thing, my wife is happy I finally found one to stick with too
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #63 on: December 06, 2017, 07:31:22 PM »
I EDC a Maxpedition Fatboy Versapack S-Type (the left-side carry version, being that I'm left handed).

I got a Jumbo Versipack first, and it was just too big.

I have a backpack in my car for emergencies, a High Sierra Cirque 30, I think.

But when I need a general use light backpack, I go for a green Jansport Ready pack. That thing is straight up indestructible. And should it ever fail, they replace them. Lifetime Warrantee.

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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #64 on: December 06, 2017, 08:31:09 PM »
Even tho Lynn busted my chops for my murse, I dont carry a bag at all.  I find them much to cumbersome.  I tried hard to convince myself to try.  I have a sling bag and put some items in it but I just cannot bring myself to use it everyday.  Back in the day tho I did rock a bum bag. 

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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #65 on: February 10, 2018, 10:35:26 AM »
I carry my Direct Action Dragon Egg every day

Love the thing, my wife is happy I finally found one to stick with too

Are you LEO?

The tactical look of all the backpack everybody comment (Maxpedition type) is not very discreet...  :pok: :whistle:
Global Moderator He Who Has The Most Nuts, Wins! Posts: 50,041
Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #66 on: February 10, 2018, 12:00:32 PM »
I carry my Direct Action Dragon Egg every day

Love the thing, my wife is happy I finally found one to stick with too

Are you LEO?

The tactical look of all the backpack everybody comment (Maxpedition type) is not very discreet...  :pok: :whistle:

Most anyone who carries a backpack around here carries either tactical or camo so it fits in here fine :think:
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #67 on: February 10, 2018, 04:24:58 PM »
I carry my Direct Action Dragon Egg every day

Love the thing, my wife is happy I finally found one to stick with too

Are you LEO?

The tactical look of all the backpack everybody comment (Maxpedition type) is not very discreet...  :pok: :whistle:

Most anyone who carries a backpack around here carries either tactical or camo so it fits in here fine :think:

And a Glock gun???  :D
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #68 on: February 10, 2018, 04:37:20 PM »
I carry my Direct Action Dragon Egg every day

Love the thing, my wife is happy I finally found one to stick with too

Are you LEO?

The tactical look of all the backpack everybody comment (Maxpedition type) is not very discreet...  :pok: :whistle:

Most anyone who carries a backpack around here carries either tactical or camo so it fits in here fine :think:

And a Glock gun???  :D

well, thousands of Americans (civilian, military and LE)  pack a Military style bag and CCW, if he's in the US is not really that uncommon   :think:

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SAKs: Bantam, Executive, Ambassador, Minichamp, Classic Alox, Champion, Farmer, Explorer, Swisschamp, Golf Tool, Wenger Champ, EVO 52, Pocket Tool Chest
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #69 on: February 10, 2018, 06:15:59 PM »
Yeah, I see a lot of tactical style bags in use on a regular basis here in Indiana. Saw a guy carrying a Maxpedition Versipack of some kind at the doctor's office not long ago.
Global Moderator He Who Has The Most Nuts, Wins! Posts: 50,041
Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #70 on: February 11, 2018, 04:04:23 PM »
I carry my Direct Action Dragon Egg every day

Love the thing, my wife is happy I finally found one to stick with too

Are you LEO?

The tactical look of all the backpack everybody comment (Maxpedition type) is not very discreet...  :pok: :whistle:

Most anyone who carries a backpack around here carries either tactical or camo so it fits in here fine :think:

And a Glock gun???  :D

Not sure of the brands but many do have concealed carries :D
Global Moderator Zombie Apprentice Posts: 16,806
Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #71 on: February 11, 2018, 04:23:30 PM »
I live in a big military city and also see a lot of tactical bags.  I think at some point they disappear with all the other backpacks.   

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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #72 on: February 11, 2018, 07:35:50 PM »

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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #73 on: February 11, 2018, 08:30:35 PM »
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That bag looks nice,kinda looks like a motorcycle saddle bag, I have something similar to that notepad, what does it take for a pad, a mini composition book?
JR

"The-Mad-Plumbarian" The Punisher Of Pipes!!! JR


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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #74 on: February 11, 2018, 08:33:16 PM »
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That bag looks nice,kinda looks like a motorcycle saddle bag, I have something similar to that notepad, what does it take for a pad, a mini composition book?
JR
Thanks! Best backpack ever! This is actually the pouch wallet. Haven’t tried putting any type of notebooks on it.
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #75 on: February 11, 2018, 08:53:38 PM »
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That bag looks nice,kinda looks like a motorcycle saddle bag, I have something similar to that notepad, what does it take for a pad, a mini composition book?
JR
Thanks! Best backpack ever! This is actually the pouch wallet. Haven’t tried putting any type of notebooks on it.
Dang that’s a big wallet, don’t get me wrong I have the next size down..
JR

"The-Mad-Plumbarian" The Punisher Of Pipes!!! JR


SAK Addict No Life Club Posts: 4,161
Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #76 on: February 11, 2018, 08:54:53 PM »
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That bag looks nice,kinda looks like a motorcycle saddle bag, I have something similar to that notepad, what does it take for a pad, a mini composition book?
JR
Thanks! Best backpack ever! This is actually the pouch wallet. Haven’t tried putting any type of notebooks on it.
Dang that’s a big wallet, don’t get me wrong I have the next size down..
JR
It’s about the size of a small bifold. Think small bifold might even be a mili longer
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #77 on: February 11, 2018, 09:13:33 PM »
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That bag looks nice,kinda looks like a motorcycle saddle bag, I have something similar to that notepad, what does it take for a pad, a mini composition book?
JR
Thanks! Best backpack ever! This is actually the pouch wallet. Haven’t tried putting any type of notebooks on it.
Dang that’s a big wallet, don’t get me wrong I have the next size down..
JR
It’s about the size of a small bifold. Think small bifold might even be a mili longer
Well mine is the small bifold, here’s a crappy back in the day pic, maybe it’s just one of those days, I need a freaking vacation..
JR

"The-Mad-Plumbarian" The Punisher Of Pipes!!! JR


SAK Addict No Life Club Posts: 4,161
Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #78 on: February 11, 2018, 09:14:48 PM »
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That bag looks nice,kinda looks like a motorcycle saddle bag, I have something similar to that notepad, what does it take for a pad, a mini composition book?
JR
Thanks! Best backpack ever! This is actually the pouch wallet. Haven’t tried putting any type of notebooks on it.
Dang that’s a big wallet, don’t get me wrong I have the next size down..
JR
It’s about the size of a small bifold. Think small bifold might even be a mili longer
Well mine is the small bifold, here’s a crappy back in the day pic, maybe it’s just one of those days, I need a freaking vacation..
JR
That looks like the ID and the medium? Nice wallets! Which one do you use the most?
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #79 on: February 11, 2018, 09:31:53 PM »
GORUCK GR1 rucksack works well for me for office and travel. Perfect size for stashing underneath the airplane seat and doesn’t look too tactical but still has a bit of molle. Great warranty but I will say because of the tougher material they use it is slightly heavier than most back packs.

Expensive, but if you sign up on their site and check it regularly they have special sales. That’s how I got mine. They have other packs of different sizes too.

But I hear you about a sling pack. I had one from Maxpedition and when fully loaded hurt my shoulder.
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #80 on: February 11, 2018, 09:49:30 PM »
I cannot exist without my backpack. ATM I carry one which is designed for carrying notebook computers, so it doesn't suit my needs much, but still a backpack is a backpack.  :multi:
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 16,572 Plumbers Know Their Crap!!
Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #81 on: February 11, 2018, 09:57:02 PM »
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That bag looks nice,kinda looks like a motorcycle saddle bag, I have something similar to that notepad, what does it take for a pad, a mini composition book?
JR
Thanks! Best backpack ever! This is actually the pouch wallet. Haven’t tried putting any type of notebooks on it.
Dang that’s a big wallet, don’t get me wrong I have the next size down..
JR
It’s about the size of a small bifold. Think small bifold might even be a mili longer
Well mine is the small bifold, here’s a crappy back in the day pic, maybe it’s just one of those days, I need a freaking vacation..
JR
That looks like the ID and the medium? Nice wallets! Which one do you use the most?
The id, the other pretty much just carries junk, medical stuff, and a few other things, unlike the id one, has my $$, id, and important cards..
JR

"The-Mad-Plumbarian" The Punisher Of Pipes!!! JR


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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #82 on: February 11, 2018, 11:52:53 PM »
I carry one every day of you consider going from house to truck to a different house or business and back to house carrying?
I need Windows PC with an actual Serial Port and a Mac all the time for service along with a tiny HDMI monitor and some other pricey doodads so I carry them in and out every day unless I forget.

Most recently I have been carrying the Evade for more than a year and it is about perfect for my needs and light enough to not hamper me actually carrying through airports as needed.
Great really well made bag with good organization AND Bottle Pockets that really work for bottles!
SAK Addict No Life Club Posts: 4,161
Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #83 on: February 12, 2018, 02:53:14 AM »
GORUCK GR1 rucksack works well for me for office and travel. Perfect size for stashing underneath the airplane seat and doesn’t look too tactical but still has a bit of molle. Great warranty but I will say because of the tougher material they use it is slightly heavier than most back packs.

Expensive, but if you sign up on their site and check it regularly they have special sales. That’s how I got mine. They have other packs of different sizes too.

But I hear you about a sling pack. I had one from Maxpedition and when fully loaded hurt my shoulder.
The bullet is nice and sleek! :tu:
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #85 on: February 25, 2018, 05:27:59 PM »
I do.  Usually have my Swiss Tech pack on, but am picking up this Klein Tools Pro Organizer in Camo today!  cant wait
http://www.kleintools.com/catalog/tradesman-pro-organizers/tradesman-pro-camo-backpack

“Do not go gentle, into that goodnight.  Rage....RAGE against the dying of the light!"

-Dylan Thomas
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Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #86 on: February 25, 2018, 05:56:56 PM »
I use mine as more of a backup  in a spare truck and don't really have it loaded up completely yet but it is a nice bag overall for sure.
I like how wide open it can get and lay flat and even loaded up still feels pretty light weight overall.

Love the Camo too!

I do.  Usually have my Swiss Tech pack on, but am picking up this Klein Tools Pro Organizer in Camo today!  cant wait
http://www.kleintools.com/catalog/tradesman-pro-organizers/tradesman-pro-camo-backpack
« Last Edit: February 25, 2018, 05:58:15 PM by ezdog »
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #87 on: February 25, 2018, 06:17:48 PM »
I use mine as more of a backup  in a spare truck and don't really have it loaded up completely yet but it is a nice bag overall for sure.
I like how wide open it can get and lay flat and even loaded up still feels pretty light weight overall.

Love the Camo too!
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I do.  Usually have my Swiss Tech pack on, but am picking up this Klein Tools Pro Organizer in Camo today!  cant wait
http://www.kleintools.com/catalog/tradesman-pro-organizers/tradesman-pro-camo-backpack

Awesome, thank you for the ideas.    Im sure I will still use my other one as daily, but looking forward to setting this one up for my tools.  might try it as a more portable knife/tool storage instead of my apache case.

“Do not go gentle, into that goodnight.  Rage....RAGE against the dying of the light!"

-Dylan Thomas
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Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #88 on: February 25, 2018, 07:01:55 PM »
That Klein bags nice, I almost bought something similar but I think it was Kobalt.
JR

"The-Mad-Plumbarian" The Punisher Of Pipes!!! JR


Hero Member Posts: 843
Re: Who carries a backpack everyday?
« Reply #89 on: February 25, 2018, 08:12:50 PM »
Yeah buying mine was just a way to delay buying the Veto Pack anyway which I have a feeling is not too far off?

And Plumber its good to see you again,wondered where you wandered to?

Ed

That Klein bags nice, I almost bought something similar but I think it was Kobalt.
JR

 

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