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Whats your prefered work bag?

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Backpack 34 45.95%
Shoulder bag 25 33.78%
Briefcase 4 5.41%
Hockey bag 5 6.76%
Gym bag 4 5.41%
Sling pack 0 0%
Fanny pack 2 2.70%
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01-20-2013, 08:14 AM
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Samsonite backpack.

Had a samsonite roller laptop bag with the shoulder strap for a few years until i clued in its not so good for the back and hips.

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Ful Powerbag.

So it can charge all my devices and ****.


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01-20-2013, 01:21 PM
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$268? Ya no thanks, probably costs them $15 to make that.
I'm not saying it's not marked up, but I highly doubt a bag made in Canada with genuine Italian leather only costs 15 dollars to make.

A long time ago, i decided to stop supporting/buying things made in China or other Asian countries, I would pay full price for it, but I bought it when they had a 50 dollar off sale. Roots leather is top notch and worth every penny in my books. I bought my gf a roots leather purse she picked out as well, top quality, and no shes looking at the weekend bags, which again, are top quality. all made in Canada, whats not to like?

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Backpack. Although if I could bring a hockey bag to work, it would be pretty awesome.

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01-20-2013, 05:43 PM
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Where is the none of the above option?

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Ive had this for almost a year now, and I love it, well worth the money, looks great and holds everything I need it to hold.

http://canada.roots.com/CargoMesseng...ectedColor=Y21
What a waste of money. $268 for a bag? A BAG.

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01-22-2013, 02:34 PM
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What a waste of money. $268 for a bag? A BAG.
and the length of time ive had it comes out to less than 73 cents a day for it, not that expensive when you look at that way.

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I've used my backback every day for the past 8 years. That breaks down to like one cent a day.

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and the length of time ive had it comes out to less than 73 cents a day for it, not that expensive when you look at that way.
Or, you've been financing a bag for roughly $20 a month.

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I'd love to get a badass metal briefcase. I'd look nuts carrying one to school though. I doubt when I'm working I'll need to bring papers home (who uses paper?) so I guess I'll fill it with sandwiches. I'll bring a dozen sandwiches with me when I go shopping to see how they fit.

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Or, you've been financing a bag for roughly $20 a month.
I'm all for people buying Canadian-made durable products but it'll be awhile longer before he can say it's cost effective. If you enjoy it more knowing it wasn't made by slaves, that's worth something though.

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I'm not saying it's not marked up, but I highly doubt a bag made in Canada with genuine Italian leather only costs 15 dollars to make.

A long time ago, i decided to stop supporting/buying things made in China or other Asian countries, I would pay full price for it, but I bought it when they had a 50 dollar off sale. Roots leather is top notch and worth every penny in my books. I bought my gf a roots leather purse she picked out as well, top quality, and no shes looking at the weekend bags, which again, are top quality. all made in Canada, whats not to like?
The most id ever pay for a bag is $20 tops. Im cheap when it comes to bags. For many years up until about 4 years ago, I used to carry my stuff in a plastic grocery bag.

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and the length of time ive had it comes out to less than 73 cents a day for it, not that expensive when you look at that way.
That's one ugly ass bag for 200+ bucks

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None of these. Where is the other option? Even though I now carry Tory Burch exclusively, I still use my trusty black Dooney & Bourke tote that has lasted me years.

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I'm not saying it's not marked up, but I highly doubt a bag made in Canada with genuine Italian leather only costs 15 dollars to make.

A long time ago, i decided to stop supporting/buying things made in China or other Asian countries, I would pay full price for it, but I bought it when they had a 50 dollar off sale. Roots leather is top notch and worth every penny in my books. I bought my gf a roots leather purse she picked out as well, top quality, and no shes looking at the weekend bags, which again, are top quality. all made in Canada, whats not to like?
I agree, too many bad experiences with cheap overseas-made products. Buy quality and it will last forever (or close to it). If you keep it for 10 years, then $260 doesn't sound unreasonable.

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Where is the "Your Mom" option???

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Leather railway bag from J.Crew. Looks better every day as it gets broken in.


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Best bags are from Saddleback. Expensive as hell but come with 100 year warranty.

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Whether or not you buy a leather piece from us, you need to understand leather so you don't get burned. After reading this short page, you'll know why some bags are so expensive and some aren't. You'll know why some leather cracks and tears quickly and some doesn't. And you'll also know what to look for and what to look out for. Nice, fully tanned leather is vital to maintaining Saddleback Leather Company's good name and happy leather family, so please read on.

The difference between high and low grade leather is like the difference between a Porsche and a Dodge. They both look great on the outside, but quickly you'll be able to tell which one cost a lot to make and which one didn't.
Probably get one sooner or later.

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Leather railway bag from J.Crew. Looks better every day as it gets broken in.

How much?

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How much?
Sells for $346 now on their site but I paid less since I've had it for 2 years now.

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whoa... never mind then. J Crew in general isn't too badly priced, so thought they might have one for a decent price. Would love a workbag like that, but will apparently have to keep looking.

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Trudy, down at the Help Desk.

She's an old bag, but kinda friendly nonetheless.

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A plastic shopping bag that I put my lunch in.

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