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#292808 - 07/22/19 09:01 PM Big bag or small bag? (edc)
teacher Offline
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Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 910
Are you a big bag person (backpack, laptop briefcase) or a small bag (tablet size, purse, etc.) person?

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#292812 - 07/22/19 10:50 PM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
Jeanette_Isabelle Offline
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Registered: 11/13/06
Posts: 2450
Loc: Somewhere in Florida
My EDC bag is bigger than average.

Jeanette Isabelle
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#292816 - 07/22/19 11:26 PM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
Russ Offline
Geezer

Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 5338
Loc: SOCAL
EDC = Pocket carry so that would be small no bag.
OTOH, my latest acquisition is an REI Ruckpack 28 (1709 ci), which probably qualifies as a medium pack for EDC, not large, but bigger than my Patagonia Atom Sling at 488 ci.


Edited by Russ (07/22/19 11:44 PM)

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#292817 - 07/22/19 11:36 PM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
hikermor Offline
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Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7327
Loc: southern Cal
No bag; my routine EDC fits in my pocketses...
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#292821 - 07/23/19 02:01 AM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
chaosmagnet Offline
Sheriff
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 3412
Loc: USA
Work: Laptop bag. Itís not terribly small.

Outdoors stuff: Generally a Camelbak MULE, which is a midsize bag.

Long events related to my recombinant DNA: Either my laptop bag or a smaller bag for my tablet and a power bank.

Itís colossally unsubtle but I have a 5.11 fanny pack for when Iím out on a bike ride.

Most other activities, no bag.

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#293170 - 08/30/19 02:14 PM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
Chisel Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/05
Posts: 1296
During working years, a laptop bag

Now, retired and living in city.
Mostly no bag, but a 15 liter bag is always nearby in the car trunk

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#293177 - 08/30/19 06:14 PM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
Roarmeister Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 09/12/01
Posts: 940
Loc: Saskatchewan, Canada
35 litre backpack which is normally only 1/2 full.
Small PSK and survival kit, small tool kit and medium sized electronics kit, rain jacket, various cordage and lunch with my LM Surge strapped to the outside.

I can add my laptop easily or books/files for work. I like the flexibility to add items as I require.

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#293192 - 09/01/19 02:15 AM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
hikermor Offline
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Geezer

Registered: 08/26/06
Posts: 7327
Loc: southern Cal
Neither-my EDC goes in my pockets. if I am gearing up for something elaborate, it goes in a 35 liter backpack, almost all the time.
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#293654 - 10/03/19 09:06 PM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
pforeman Offline
Member

Registered: 04/23/08
Posts: 186
Loc: Iowa
I still have the bag in the car and I have the winter "crash bag" which I drag around when on trips and may have to stop at an accident or if I'm involved in one. EDC is in the pockets but I'm re-thinking the current bag and will likely wind up with a small bail out bag to complement the back pack and the more extreme crash bag stuff.

Time will tell but it's always Saturday for me now so I'm not rushing on it.

Paul -

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#294283 - 11/26/19 12:28 AM Re: Big bag or small bag? (edc) [Re: teacher]
teacher Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 910
I find I do both sizes; smaller for outings and a laptop bag for work.

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