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I use the medium travel bag as an overnight and weekend bag. It's about as deep as the medium duffle but not as long. So it's kind of in between the small and medium duffle. It also has the advantage of having outside pockets on each side.
Looks like a 257 because of the strap handles and wider width.
After owning a 256 for a year, I sold it to my brother and got a 257 as the replacement. The widths of the two bags really change the overall silhouette. The 256 is shaped more like a traditional briefcase because of its thinness. The disadvantage of this is that it does not stand up on its own as easily as the 257 does. It also has difficulty holding wide items. If you fit too much stuff into it, it becomes a bloated tick. The 257 is shaped more like a messenger bag, at...
According to a Filson customer review on 5/31/12, the three open pockets inside the 257 are now sewn shut. I've had the 257 since 2009 and this has been my only complaint. They're fine for a water bottle or sunglass case, but anything else just falls through the bottom of the open-ended pockets. Here's a snippet of the review, complete with user-uploaded...
I second the medium travel bag as well.
This one focuses on MCM: http://www.designaddict.com/design_addict/forums/index.cfm
That's not a bug but a feature.
I'm selling a Wings + Horns "black tiger fleece" shawl pullover sweater in excellent condition. This is from F/W 2010 and I only wore this a handful of times. Shipping is free to the continental United States. Size: Small - Fits slim with high armholes Shoulders: 16.5" Pit to pit: ~16" (not sure exactly where to measure because of the reinforced armpits) Sleeves (shoulder seam to cuff): 26" Body (back neck seam to bottom): 24.25"
For those who are in between a small duffle and medium duffle, consider the medium travel bag. Small duffle: 39 linear inches Medium travel bag: 42 linear inches Medium duffle: 52 linear inches I have the medium travel bag and it's been great for overnight trips and weekend trips. It has the advantage of being one of Filson's largest bags that is still carry-on compliant. But what puts it over the top are the 4 outside pockets and 2 inside pockets (which I can easily...
I bought a Filson 246 back in March, which I use during weekends. I noticed that the shoulder pad is showing significantly more wear than the shoulder pad from my 257, which has been used almost daily for two years! Now granted, the 246 is used for much heavier loads, but the 257 shoulder pad is still practically smooth, while the 246 shoulder pad has tiny bits of leather peeling. Is this normal wear?
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