ate into our market share and there was nothing we could do.  This is what I wish I had for covering interbike! The Exterior New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the photography community. I also used to own a Nikon 70-200 F/2.8 lens. I felt bad for the customers, and finally it was the guilt that led me to stop working with Crumpler. I still have a backpack and 2 shoulder bags that I use often. Sometimes it's not a question of +/- 10%, but more like +/- 40-50%. The mantra has this but not a lot of compartments. It's the only Crumpler bag I've ever had, and it gets daily use. I feel that's the way it should be. I love the compartments in that daily backpack, that would be perfect. It might just have been bad luck, but I've never had that kind of bad luck out of my lowepro or pelican cases, so that was the end of my relationship with Crumpler. I was going to sell one, but I think I'm going to keep it for when the other one dies. It joins the Bellroy Transit Backpack at 28L and the Transit Backpack Plus at 38L. Sales plummeted and even the media had a hard time giving us good reviews despite the heavy advertising we invested into their magazines and websites. I still compare new brands I stumble upon with the first Crumplers. Since we're on the topic of bags, does anyone in this thread have experience with the Kenti as a day pack for events and adventures? Strangely the part I would think would be failing first was the leather. I have this style of Crumpler backpack, which used to be available in various sizes, but I don't think they make this style any more. Can you imagine introducing a bag to the market at $100 and then three months later you have to explain to customers why it is $150 even though there is no difference? I have two of those, due to my own mistake on eBay. Is there a certain naming convention in the model name? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. A minor issue to be sure but a difference nonetheless. Here's where Crumpler's Sinking Barge comes in. I ask since my wife owns a small retail store and the industry she deals with (baby items) has seen a surge of Chinese manufacturers producing similar products at a price US manufacturers probably can't even compete at wholesale level. It's huge and I don't use it all that often. But then the new designs started to go wrong with strange and impractical designs. The zippers are huge and heavy-duty, the straps are The main one worth mentioning is that all the bags I have from North American Crumpler have nice, solid metal zipper pulls with the logo embossed on them. Discussion about backpacks, onebag, one bagging, travel, packing, and EDC. And that is holding upp just fine. I purchased a Karachi Outpost back in 2007/8ish and its not only the most comfortable backpack I've ever owned it feels really well built. The Best Laptop Backpacks for 2020. An effortless mix of style and substance, THE ICONIC stocks an extensive range of backpacks. Thanks! Appreciate your response! This backpack (and another bag I have from Europe) has plastic zipper pulls. That bag was so obviously defective that we wanted to return every single one of them straight away. There's a relatively larger upper compartment on mine, certainly enough for a drink, lunch and the usual junk, and a lower compartment with dividers that can hold a D800, 24-70 f/2.8, and a couple of smaller lenses. It made pricing so difficult for us. I still use a holster type bag I bought 4 years ago and it still works/looks fine. I’m wanting something with plenty of compartments. http://imgur.com/a/1vo4E Heres a gallrey with the Badge/Labels. Unfortunately I can't quite give a exact dates, but I've bought a range of crumpler bags over the years, and the material they use for their logo has changed. The Transit Workpack is a 20L bag which makes it more of an everyday carry bag as opposed to a one bag travel bag. It makes sense and fits with what I noticed and when I noticed the problems. As far as I can tell from visiting their retail locations here in AU, i'd still get their camera bags on the basis of quality. And the padding is much thicker and harder. It's too bad the company is effectively going down the pooper. View our range of laptop bags, backpacks & briefcases - Shop for laptop bags online in Australia or visit one of our stores in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney. There's not much written about that bag. I used to own a crumpler bag - I can't remember the model. Try asking your store clerk as well, mine helped me a lot when I described my needs for a backpack. Speaking of organization, five exterior mesh pockets keep smaller accessories at the ready. Each individual fabric and hardware was chosen based on durability and performance. Even used it as a pillow in a few places. Anyway, It holds the kit lens and the 20D with my Tamron 28-75 fitted together with a few small accessories..lens pen, Remote switch, a few filters. Crumpler bags are apparently individually hand made and each comes with a 30 year warranty!! About Crumpler Discount Code. I've got the Crumpler Daily XL (600 in the UK) and it's a fantastic bag. The bag I decided on was the Crumpler Pleasure Dome Small (P1,650) and I also got a Crumpler Hitch camera strap (P850). I don't trust crumpler either. Canvas bags, like the Waterfield Vitesse Cycling Musette, always feel a little riskier for laptops and electronics, but a solid leather bag like the Kinsale feels more trustworthy. It was hard for me and the other distributors to stomach, and you can imagine what customers said when they came to the stores to look at our bags. The main plus point of Crumpler of course would be the design. 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