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Aug 4, 18, 3:52 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,161
Posted By Skywalker505

I always use cubes for informal wear (t-shirts,...

I always use cubes for informal wear (t-shirts, shorts, underwear, socks, etc.) and always roll. For formal clothing (dress shirts, trousers, etc.) I fold and do not use cubes. I have moved from...
Jul 8, 18, 11:17 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,722
Posted By Skywalker505

The Goruck enables me to organize my way, that's...

The Goruck enables me to organize my way, that's the beauty of the bag. And yes, I always use cubes.
Jun 29, 18, 1:33 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,722
Posted By Skywalker505

Goruck 40L GR2...

Goruck 40L GR2 (https://www.goruck.com/gr2/#product-additional-info) or the 45L GR3 (https://www.goruck.com/gr3/) Bombproof, made in the USA, lifetime warranty.
Jun 25, 18, 3:49 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 9,802
Posted By Skywalker505

I NEVER check bags and NEVER travel with a...

I NEVER check bags and NEVER travel with a wheeled bag anymore. My backpacks are Goruck and my duffels are Red Oxx. Both are made in the USA, are nearly indestructible, and have lifetime warranties.
Jun 9, 18, 2:33 am
Replies: 8
Views: 2,244
Posted By Skywalker505

Really? A bag that measures 22"x14"x9" is roughly...

Really? A bag that measures 22"x14"x9" is roughly 45L and is typically the largest size bag that is allowed as a carry-on. I can travel almost indefinitely with either a 45L backpack or duffel. For...
May 27, 18, 7:29 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,792
Posted By Skywalker505

I think the Magpul DAKA™ Everyday Wallet...

I think the Magpul DAKA™ Everyday Wallet (https://www.magpul.com/products/magpul-daka-everyday-wallet) works (except no RFID).
May 26, 18, 10:43 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,569
Posted By Skywalker505

I can't help with the 3DAP, but I do own the GR3...

I can't help with the 3DAP, but I do own the GR3 and the Pilot. Although I never stow the Pilot in the GR3 (I carry it, when necessary, as my "personal" item), it will fit in the GR3, with room to...
Mar 19, 18, 3:40 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By Skywalker505

There is a tag inside the bags that says "Made in...

There is a tag inside the bags that says "Made in U.S.A." However, I purchased the bags several years ago and that may no longer be the case. I just checked their website and could not find any...
Mar 18, 18, 10:06 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By Skywalker505

I have owned a couple; nothing special. If you...

I have owned a couple; nothing special. If you are looking to buy an American-made duffle, the best that I have found are those from Red Oxx https://www.redoxx.com/
Mar 8, 18, 3:18 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,791
Posted By Skywalker505

I always wear one, along with a fanny pack.

I always wear one, along with a fanny pack.
Mar 4, 18, 6:35 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Skywalker505

Where will you be flying to/from? This will have...

Where will you be flying to/from? This will have a huge impact bag recommendations. For example, if you will be flying U.S. airlines domestically the baggage allowances will be much more lenient than...
Feb 22, 18, 1:28 am
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By Skywalker505

https://www.redoxx.com/metro-briefcase/91095/produ...

https://www.redoxx.com/metro-briefcase/91095/product
or the larger version: https://www.redoxx.com/cpa-briefcase/91096/product

Also, check out their new shoulder strap:...
Feb 20, 18, 1:51 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By Skywalker505

If you like Tom Bihn backpacks that means that...

If you like Tom Bihn backpacks that means that you like to be forced to organize a certain way and, in that case, it means purchasing all the pouches, cubes, and other TB accessories required in...
Feb 13, 18, 12:20 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,300
Posted By Skywalker505

You obviously must be referring to the Red Oxx...

You obviously must be referring to the Red Oxx "Claw" strap (not the subject of this review), as you do not own the new Long Hauler strap. I happen to like the Claw strap. It is a unique strap, in...
Feb 9, 18, 1:44 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,300
Posted By Skywalker505

As I mentioned, the center section of the strap...

As I mentioned, the center section of the strap is identical on both the Absolute and Long Hauler straps, as this part is licensed from Op/Tech. So, if the Long Hauler has better webbing and a better...
Feb 4, 18, 12:40 am
Replies: 8
Views: 3,300
Posted By Skywalker505

Review: Tom Bihn "Absolute" vs The Red Oxx "Long Hauler" Shoulder Straps

For many people, the Tom Bihn Absolute shoulder strap has been the go-to strap for carrying heavy bags. Red Oxx, known for their no-compromise approach to building bags, has recently introduced a...
Feb 1, 18, 12:51 am
Replies: 5
Views: 2,388
Posted By Skywalker505

I have a slew of Red Oxx bags, including the Air...

I have a slew of Red Oxx bags, including the Air Boss, which I use if I need to pack a suit. For most leisure travel, I most often use a backpack, usually a Goruck, either the 34L GR2 or the 40L GR2....
Feb 1, 18, 12:27 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,795
Posted By Skywalker505

Also note that, in addition to size, bag weight...

Also note that, in addition to size, bag weight is also a factor. Alaska Air is liberal in this regard as well, but that is not the case with many airlines, especially those from SE Asia. Check out...
Jan 20, 18, 3:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,355
Posted By Skywalker505

IMO, there is no better quality duffle than a Red...

IMO, there is no better quality duffle than a Red Oxx. https://www.redoxx.com/
Dec 29, 17, 11:57 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 8,336
Posted By Skywalker505

I received mine yesterday, too. There isn't...

I received mine yesterday, too. There isn't anything that I don't like about this bag and I'm definitely happy that I have the side handles and molle webbing. BTW, you might have missed the two...
Sep 6, 17, 1:38 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,108
Posted By Skywalker505

The new Aviators will be proportioned differently...

The new Aviators will be proportioned differently - more rectangular than square and will have shoulder strap D-rings.
Sep 5, 17, 12:55 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 6,108
Posted By Skywalker505

That's disappointing. When last I spoke with Jim,...

That's disappointing. When last I spoke with Jim, several weeks ago, he told me that the strap was just about finished and scheduled for a September release.
Sep 4, 17, 12:13 am
Replies: 27
Views: 10,116
Posted By Skywalker505

I would add the Red Oxx Sky Train and the Safari...

I would add the Red Oxx Sky Train and the Safari Beanos PR5 duffel to your list, as well as the forthcoming Goruck GR3. A fully packed Tom Bihn Brain Bag bulges in the middle and makes one look like...
Sep 2, 17, 3:23 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 8,104
Posted By Skywalker505

Any bag is more appropriate than a backpack in a...

Any bag is more appropriate than a backpack in a business setting.
Sep 1, 17, 3:19 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 8,104
Posted By Skywalker505

Others may disagree, but personally, I do not...

Others may disagree, but personally, I do not carry a backpack to formal business meetings. For leisure travel, I prefer a backpack as my carry-on, but for business situations, my first choice is a...
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