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Wannabe Geek

# 255841 2-Sep-2019 21:15
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Hope I've put this in the relevant spot... I have a HP 15" Pavilion Intel i7 Laptop and would love some recommendations on backpacks that look good but also fit a 15" laptop. 




I'm looking at these:


(the more expensive but has USB charger/free shipping)


(possibly too small but looks decent)


(the cheaper)




Any ideas?

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Uber Geek

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  # 2309699 2-Sep-2019 21:30
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Does it have to be a backpack? I love my Timbuk2 messenger.

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  # 2309726 2-Sep-2019 22:25
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Could try the local option - especially if you are in Chch or WGT.


cactus climbing


Indestructible, very well made, not cheap - but last forever. 




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  # 2309748 3-Sep-2019 05:32
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Jansport have a lifetime warranty I think and have plenty of style options.

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Ultimate Geek

  # 2309752 3-Sep-2019 06:03
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This in the black.

Fits a huge amount of stuff yet can get strapped down to be very small

Life time warranty

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Ultimate Geek

  # 2309773 3-Sep-2019 08:49
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I love Vaude, we have had theirs for many years.




This one is an update on the ones we have, and there is heaps of room for a laptop, as I carry mine to work every day. 

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Uber Geek


  # 2309780 3-Sep-2019 09:03
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Read this recent thread.


I got the Timbuk2 Division. It fits my surface pro with heaps of space to spare, and my larger Lenovo is fine too, but it says it fits a 15" laptop. There's plenty of room in the bag for regular commuting stuff, gloves, scarf, mouse, wallet, enough to take an evening's worth of groceries home. The front pocket is a bit of a pain to open, but it's fine. The internal pockets are ok. All in all I recommend it.

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  # 2309898 3-Sep-2019 11:51
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I can also highly recommend the Mystery Ranch bags, their Urban 21L fits a laptop and its incredibly comfortable to carry in any situation. I spent 4 years before deciding on my replacement backpack, after testing nearly every backpack I saw in shops and spending countless hours researching and reading reviews. My wife thought (still thinks) I was crazy.


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Wannabe Geek

  # 2311502 5-Sep-2019 21:15
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Thank you soso much for the replies, honestly didn't think anyone would respond :) 


Timbuk2 looks really cool! Right now I've gone for the carry labs 45 degree, they've been really nice over email. Fingers crossed!

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