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    Laptop / tool bag

    I am in the market for a decent backpack style laptop bag.

    It needs enough room for: some small tools, a fluke dvm, similar sized light meter, cleaning kit, some serial leads and an assortment of fibre patch cords. All of which is currently in a small backpack minus the laptop.

    It needs to be rugged enough to protect from the weather and (in)frequent bumps etc.

    Its a normal sized dell d600 laptop not an expensive widescreen jobby.

    Any recomendations?

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    Re: Laptop / tool bag

    The jansports are normally very rugged and there is always the trusty pakuma's.

    I got my current one from PC World which isn't too bad but they tend to be messenger style bags these days and I prefer the back pack style one's.

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    Re: Laptop / tool bag

    This is what I have for my studio 15, and it is great. Enough space for lappy, charger, battery, 5 text books (collage, A4, 1-2cm thick), four files (4cm ish at widest), pencil case, planner and 200 sheet pad:

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wenger-Swiss...7047617&sr=8-1

    (this for 17":
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wenger-Swiss...PT1E5388NQB35X)

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    Cheers chaps!
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    Re: Laptop / tool bag

    I used to use a Pilot Case form Argos in my field engineer days - helpd a bucketload of stuff

    http://www.argos.co.uk/webapp/wcs/st...t+Case+-+Black
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    Re: Laptop / tool bag

    Cheers guys, I'm going with the Wenger Swissgear option which looks like just the ticket.

    Pilot case is big enough. but may be a bit impractical on stairs and when I have to climb the odd ring ladder.

    Thank you for your input!
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    Re: Laptop / tool bag

    Cool, its a great case. Hope that you love it too

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    Re: Laptop / tool bag

    My local tkmax often has the swissgear cases, bloke at work picked one up for £15 a few weeks back.

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    Cheers bud, will give tkmax a shot first!
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