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Nov 10, 17, 3:28 am
Replies: 31
Views: 9,864
Posted By bagobsessive

The B&R @work including the two you mention have...

The B&R @work including the two you mention have outstanding fit and finish but I think you will find the Medium Expandable Brief is more of a 'work' environment bag especially if you are after the...
Nov 10, 17, 3:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 3,275
Posted By bagobsessive

If you want the REALLY premium B&R stuff you need...

If you want the REALLY premium B&R stuff you need to get the @work series. Absolutely flawless fit and finish but very limited range of items.
Jul 6, 17, 8:21 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,099
Posted By bagobsessive

Again, since we now have this thread, does anyone...

Again, since we now have this thread, does anyone else use these sorts of things or different/better ones?
Jun 26, 17, 8:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,099
Posted By bagobsessive

I don't use a 'personal alarm' as such, but I do...

I don't use a 'personal alarm' as such, but I do occasionally use one of these

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CFH9LO2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

which could also be used...
Nov 9, 16, 8:56 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,698
Posted By bagobsessive

I use a carry-on plus personal item. Try not to...

I use a carry-on plus personal item. Try not to have to open the carry-on at all during flight and have things that I need to get at easily accessible in the personal item which stays in the seat...
Aug 25, 16, 6:51 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 76,458
Posted By bagobsessive

Tumi - the tourists' brag Briggs - the...

Tumi - the tourists' brag

Briggs - the travellers' bag
Aug 19, 16, 12:21 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,052
Posted By bagobsessive

you should also check out this thread ...

you should also check out this thread

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travel-products/1732635-tumi-vs-briggs-riley-2.html
Jul 29, 16, 5:38 am
Replies: 19
Views: 6,108
Posted By bagobsessive

Excellent extra sources of what I consider to be...

Excellent extra sources of what I consider to be the best.

The only thing it lacks - in my view - is an on/off switch. They have adapters with an on/off switch but not in this...
Jul 28, 16, 10:48 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,108
Posted By bagobsessive

This one ...

This one

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/All-In-One-US-UK-AUS-Universal-Travel-Adaptor-with-USB-Port-2100mA-AC-Power-Plug-/172263560547?hash=item281bb55563

is in my view the best and it has an...
Jul 25, 16, 1:44 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By bagobsessive

I would pretty much always go with B&R unless I...

I would pretty much always go with B&R unless I could not get a feature in a B&R bag that I really wanted.
Jul 18, 16, 9:36 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,052
Posted By bagobsessive

I mostly use the middle for clothes - as I...

I mostly use the middle for clothes - as I mentioned above, a shirt, jocks and socks. But I could get more in there if I wanted to as well as in the back section - and on top of that, this bag is...
Jul 17, 16, 2:53 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,052
Posted By bagobsessive

The back compartment is deeper maybe by 2cm. ...

The back compartment is deeper maybe by 2cm.

I don't like 4-wheelers, 'spinners', either in this sort of bag. Trying to roll them over even slightly uneven surfaces is really hard work and rattles...
Jul 16, 16, 5:43 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,052
Posted By bagobsessive

It is very flexible. I use the designated...

It is very flexible. I use the designated clothing section for a shirt, jocks and socks. It would easily hold more there than I normally carry there. More clothes can also be carried in part of the...
Jul 16, 16, 3:09 am
Replies: 17
Views: 6,052
Posted By bagobsessive

It is a good bag as these types of bags go. In...

It is a good bag as these types of bags go.
In my opinion, this one from B&R is far better and there is a larger size if that is better for you.
...
Apr 12, 16, 9:22 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By bagobsessive

I use a Timbuk 2 Commute Messenger bag as my...

I use a Timbuk 2 Commute Messenger bag as my personal item (or at least I have so far) and that has a full-width pass-through which can also function as a pocket - AND it fits over the handle of my...
Apr 1, 16, 9:13 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By bagobsessive

Flat pen organizer insert

Well, I've taken the plunge and ordered a Maxpedition Mongo Versipack (in foliage green) to try out as my 'personal item' on (mostly) long international flights although I expect to be using it as a...
Mar 12, 16, 6:20 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 39,266
Posted By bagobsessive

I agree with this sentiment in general - but...

I agree with this sentiment in general - but suspect it is from someone who does not travel trans-world much and mostly inside one country. When you have long stopovers in international airports...
Oct 27, 15, 9:44 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 2,127
Posted By bagobsessive

I would get the B&R U119

I would get the B&R U119
Aug 2, 15, 8:38 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By bagobsessive

Have you had a look at the Briggs & Riley KR250X?...

Have you had a look at the Briggs & Riley KR250X?

Rolling computer bags are likely becoming a thing of the past as computers get lighter and thinner but I still use one and love this one in...
Jul 14, 15, 10:51 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,669
Posted By bagobsessive

There are quite a few with this configuration...

There are quite a few with this configuration around - but not with 4 USB ports or 4W output.

My problem with all of them is that they are rather large, bulky and with only the smaller (US, AUS)...
May 22, 15, 12:52 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,347
Posted By bagobsessive

This is about the shortest CABLE I would use ...

This is about the shortest CABLE I would use

http://www.dx.com/p/portable-key-ring-style-usb-to-micro-5-pin-charging-data-cable-for-samsung-xiaomi-htc-7-4cm-376580#.VV7C_1IgiSp

but sometimes I...
Apr 1, 15, 8:27 pm
Replies: 203
Views: 68,757
Posted By bagobsessive

It might be OK with the TSA but it is not OK with...

It might be OK with the TSA but it is not OK with Australian airport security. They consider it a "concealed weapon" and confiscate it.
Jan 25, 15, 5:58 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,330
Posted By bagobsessive

Very difficult to beat Briggs & Riley if you are...

Very difficult to beat Briggs & Riley if you are looking for great quality that lasts.

I still have and use the first piece of B&R I ever bought over 20 years ago. It is the equivalent of the U119...
Dec 13, 14, 12:59 am
Replies: 37
Views: 30,904
Posted By bagobsessive

Very similar for me; B&R Med Exp Rolling Brief as...

Very similar for me; B&R Med Exp Rolling Brief as my main bag and Timbuk2 small Messenger as my personal item.

I have tried lots of different combos on my many long flights but this is the best so...
Jul 30, 14, 6:32 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,442
Posted By bagobsessive

Yes, but the real issue is; what does Australia...

Yes, but the real issue is; what does Australia think it knows about this item that the TSA which permits it does not?

I have asked that question through their website. I don't expect an answer,...
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