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What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« on: May 09, 2019, 11:28:32 AM »
I could not find a thread for this so i figured ill start one (@TimT if there is one send it fast so i can still delete this one ;))

I have been trying to find the perfect Travel Backpack with nice storage lots of compartments and easy to carry around and of course durable high quality etc..

So far ive ordered pretty cheap ones from Amazon, Costco but they all suck they were bulky broke fast and not very practical,
I came across Nomatic, they are very expensive but it looks like they covered every travelers dream of a travel bag, anyone have experience with it? what sizes? is it worth the $$$? and is there any thing similar for less?
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2019, 11:52:24 AM »
I use Nomatic, it's amazing.
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2019, 11:53:23 AM »
Wow it is steep. But looks great
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2019, 12:04:02 PM »
I use Nomatic, it's amazing.
what size?
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2019, 03:25:36 PM »
Wow it is steep. But looks great
I got it years ago on kickstarter.


what size?
40L iirc. Teffilin fit great in a side pocket which I love. So the whole main pocket can be other stuff.
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2019, 03:50:34 PM »
I use eBags, have had it for years (flown at least 120+ segments with it)
As ya'll probably know, I spend most of each year traveling. I live out of my backpack. I only check in luggage when bringing kosher food to shluchim abroad.

Mine is an older version of this: https://www.ebags.com/product/ebags/mother-lode-tls-weekender-convertible/143101

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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2019, 03:58:04 PM »
I came across Nomatic, they are very expensive but it looks like they covered every travelers dream of a travel bag, anyone have experience with it? what sizes? is it worth the $$$? and is there any thing similar for less?

Here is a 15% coupon for nomatic: packs15
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2019, 04:41:16 PM »
I use eBags, have had it for years (flown at least 120+ segments with it)
As ya'll probably know, I spend most of each year traveling. I live out of my backpack. I only check in luggage when bringing kosher food to shluchim abroad.

Mine is an older version of this: https://www.ebags.com/product/ebags/mother-lode-tls-weekender-convertible/143101

They are currently running a sale https://www.ebags.com/brand/ebags
Actually looks really good and a lot cheaper, dosn't have the cool compartments like the Nomatic has. i got the Namatic for now lmk see how it works out for my upcoming trip might switch to the eBag after that Thanks,
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2019, 04:42:54 PM »
I use eBags, have had it for years (flown at least 120+ segments with it)
As ya'll probably know, I spend most of each year traveling. I live out of my backpack. I only check in luggage when bringing kosher food to shluchim abroad.

Mine is an older version of this: https://www.ebags.com/product/ebags/mother-lode-tls-weekender-convertible/143101

They are currently running a sale https://www.ebags.com/brand/ebags
Thanks for the suggestions! I'll probably wait for a AO and some other deals to combine for a better deal.
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2019, 04:42:57 PM »
I got it years ago on kickstarter.
im assuming you paid alot less than i did ;D

40L iirc. Teffilin fit great in a side pocket which I love. So the whole main pocket can be other stuff.
i got all sizes will see which works best
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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2019, 11:57:28 AM »
I use eBags, have had it for years (flown at least 120+ segments with it)
As ya'll probably know, I spend most of each year traveling. I live out of my backpack. I only check in luggage when bringing kosher food to shluchim abroad.

Mine is an older version of this: https://www.ebags.com/product/ebags/mother-lode-tls-weekender-convertible/143101

They are currently running a sale https://www.ebags.com/brand/ebags
Trying to find a convenient backpack (ie personal item) that I can pair with a wheeled carry-on.  Is the Weekender too big to be considered a personal item?

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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2019, 07:26:05 AM »
I use eBags, have had it for years (flown at least 120+ segments with it)
As ya'll probably know, I spend most of each year traveling. I live out of my backpack. I only check in luggage when bringing kosher food to shluchim abroad.

Mine is an older version of this: https://www.ebags.com/product/ebags/mother-lode-tls-weekender-convertible/143101

They are currently running a sale https://www.ebags.com/brand/ebags
Same here, but the strap broke on me twice. Now I carry a spare strap at all times

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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #12 on: June 05, 2019, 07:27:25 AM »
Trying to find a convenient backpack (ie personal item) that I can pair with a wheeled carry-on.  Is the Weekender too big to be considered a personal item?
Definitely not, but they make a junior version, although Ive never seen how big it is

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Re: What Travel Backpack Do You Use?
« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2019, 07:58:46 AM »
im assuming you paid alot less than i did ;Di got all sizes will see which works best
My teffilin fit in the side pocket, which is a big deal for chabad teffilin, not having to be in the main compartment.

That was a huge factor for me. Because my teffilin always took up so much room in the main area of the bag, now they take up none.
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