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  Reply # 1791553 30-May-2017 10:06
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I proposed to my wife there.





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  Reply # 1791776 30-May-2017 14:44
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Geektastic: I proposed to my wife there.


Impressive sight

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1791795 30-May-2017 15:21
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Geektastic: I proposed to my wife there.


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What? You were there?! surprised






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  Reply # 1791805 30-May-2017 15:25
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Maybe!



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  Reply # 1810046 1-Jul-2017 12:33
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Ordered an Aeronaut in Navy ballistic and Wasabi lining.








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  Reply # 1819465 11-Jul-2017 11:20
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Bag arrived today. Very nice. Extremely high quality manufacturing and materials - really top notch. At first I thought it seemed rather small in comparison to a Red Oxx Box Car (which is about the same capacity) but once I test packed it I was very surprised how much just disappears into the Aeronaut in a TARDIS like way. I especially like having pockets that actually fit shoes which I usually find to be an annoying item to stow. A pair of size 10 Tevas fits neatly in 50% of one of the end pockets.

 

I'm determined to take this as my only bag (well, clothing bag) on my upcoming SE Asia trip so that I have just that (checked) and my cameras (hand luggage). Also determined to keep the weight to 15kg rather than the 20-22 that I usually seem to end up with (although SWMBO is not coming so that might help there...!).

 

On the issue of quality I can fully recommend this bag. I will report back as to the issue of the practicality of travelling with it.






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  Reply # 1819489 11-Jul-2017 11:26
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Ask @scottjpalmer where his have been in the last 2 weeks! :D #jealous


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  Reply # 1819490 11-Jul-2017 11:31
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My Aeronaut 45 has been my only bag (and carried on only) on my 2 northern hemisphere trips a year, each year, for the last 3. It's bloody brilliant.



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  Reply # 1824103 17-Jul-2017 22:58
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scottjpalmer: My Aeronaut 45 has been my only bag (and carried on only) on my 2 northern hemisphere trips a year, each year, for the last 3. It's bloody brilliant.

 

 

 

How do you stay under the 7kg limit?

 

I usually can't do carry on only as I am usually flying with my cameras and they have to be my carry on. Clothes will survive the baggage handlers!






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  Reply # 1824148 18-Jul-2017 08:27
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I travel pretty light - half a dozen T-shirts, socks, boxers, rain jacket, shoes, jeans and usually leave NZ around 8kg. Most airlines allow 10kg or have no limit at all. Air NZ although 7kg limit have never weighed it. Carry it confidently and they don't suspect a thing :-) It came back from the USA weighing 14kg last year, no questions asked!

In all my travels Jetstar Australia weighed it once and this trip Emirates did out of Dubai. Neither had issue with it being a kg or 3 over. I've often got an unused checked baggage allowance so if anyone takes issue I'll just check it in. One day I'll cop a gate fine but for all the convenience over the years I'll happily pay it. Then consider changing my ways. Every trip I take less stuff, even travelling light I still take stuff I don't use.



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  Reply # 1826055 20-Jul-2017 17:45
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Ask @scottjpalmer where his have been in the last 2 weeks! :D #jealous

 

 

 

 

I don't think he works. He's a secret Lotto millionaire and just travels. No one gets that much leave...!! tongue-out








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scottjpalmer: I travel pretty light - half a dozen T-shirts, socks, boxers, rain jacket, shoes, jeans and usually leave NZ around 8kg. Most airlines allow 10kg or have no limit at all. Air NZ although 7kg limit have never weighed it. Carry it confidently and they don't suspect a thing :-) It came back from the USA weighing 14kg last year, no questions asked!

In all my travels Jetstar Australia weighed it once and this trip Emirates did out of Dubai. Neither had issue with it being a kg or 3 over. I've often got an unused checked baggage allowance so if anyone takes issue I'll just check it in. One day I'll cop a gate fine but for all the convenience over the years I'll happily pay it. Then consider changing my ways. Every trip I take less stuff, even travelling light I still take stuff I don't use.

 

 

 

What do you do about all the other stuff though - laptop, chargers, cables, Kindle, blah blah blah?






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  Reply # 1826074 20-Jul-2017 18:20
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I don't have a laptop or a Kindle. One Skross USB charger, Anker USB battery, USB-C cable.



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  Reply # 1826721 21-Jul-2017 18:41
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scottjpalmer: I don't have a laptop or a Kindle. One Skross USB charger, Anker USB battery, USB-C cable.


Ah. Sadly I can't really do without the laptop.





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