Tag: Laptop

Pad & Quill Field Bag: Review

Pad & Quill is a Minneapolis based company specializing in leather and canvas goods. If you know them already, it’s likely because of their luxury iPad and iPhone cases or, more recently, their leather Apple Watch bands. While not exclusively vending Apple-tied goods, P&Q positions itself as a companion company to Apple. Basically, all of

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Grey Ghost Gear Wanderer: Review

Brand Introduction Grey Ghost Gear is a proudly female-owned tactical equipment producer geared towards a military and tactical audience. Their products range from bags and belts to holsters and armor. Although they focus on technical fabrics, they also dabble in more eclectic textiles like waxed canvas and leather. The also share a metaphorical roof with

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Mystery Ranch Robo Flip: Review

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Brand Introduction Mystery Ranch are a brand with a reputation, hard earned after decades of quality: their founder Dana Gleason began designing packs back in the 1970s before starting his company Kletterwerks. The problem with heritage is that it can restrict as well as support, and too often designers will look too much on their

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Arc’teryx LEAF Courier 15: Review

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Brand Introduction While most outdoor enthusiasts are already familiar with the Arc’teryx brand, this new release comes from their LEAF (Law Enforcement & Armed Forces) division. The Arc’teryx LEAF Courier 15 is a different offering than what we usually expect, almost bridging a gap between the very polarizing LEAF and luxury Veilance lines. And though

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HEX Supply Signal Backpack: Review

Brand Introduction If you haven’t heard of HEX, you’re probably exactly like I was until the day their Signal backpack showed up on my doorstep. HEX is brand with their roots in the Southern California fashion scene. Originally founded by musicians and designers Dan Maravilla and Trent Valladares, the HEX brand is much more urban-chic

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Triple Aught Design Axiom 18: Review

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Brand Introduction Many of you would have heard of Triple Aught Design or TAD, and be familiar with some of their popular designs like the FAST Pack Litespeed or EDC. TAD has long been associated with high quality military inspired and targeted designs, both packs and clothing. Triple Aught Design specifically aims to engineer clothing

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Mystery Ranch – Rip Ruck Review

Many know Mystery Ranch (MR) from the Outdoor Recreation, Hunting and Military packs that made them famous, but over the last few years. MR have made an increasing number of packs that are designed more for urban or office type users, what many folks would refer to as Everyday Carry (EDC) packs. These often contain

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