Filson Bag Thread: With Pictures

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by LawrenceMD, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. stevent

    stevent Senior member

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    Man we should just change this to this filson bag selling thread. There is a marketplace for this you really shouldn't be spamming here
     
  2. poena

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    i'm surprised it's gone this long since it is usually frowned upon in other threads. but sometimes it's a good alert.
     
  3. milw50717

    milw50717 Senior member

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    Really, that is outstanding CS. Maybe drop the powers that be at Filson thanking them ?
     
  4. milw50717

    milw50717 Senior member

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    Hat and Murse.

    A 232 medium field bag pulling duty as a camera bag. A nice selection of greens in the photo I thought.

    [​IMG]
     
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  5. itsmejson

    itsmejson Senior member

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    For all you military AAFES users they have
    a new coupon code code for 15% off that
    can be used on Filson products
     
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    gnu Senior member

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    What do you all use to oil the straps of your bags?

    Another question, looking at the medium travel bag vs. medium duffel. I was thinking I would get more use out of the medium travel bag then I would out of the duffel. I'm setting up to travel a lot here in the near future, and was wondering which is a little more functional...

    thanks!
     
  7. milw50717

    milw50717 Senior member

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    Obenauf's LP

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  8. JackFlash

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    I prefer Obenauf's leather oil over LP for my straps. It's more than sufficient for the task and much easier to apply, particularly when using the included applicator. I'll give my straps a light coating every once and a while: I apply, let it sit and soak in, and then brush away any excess.
     
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  9. ChadHahn

    ChadHahn Well-Known Member

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    I use Lexol. It's generally available locally and works well. As soon as I get a bag I treat the leather since the straps seem to come dry.

    Chad
     
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    Where can I get the best deal on a tan 256 right now? Revolve doesn't carry the tan 256 so their 30% off new customer coupon is a no go for me.
     
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    cranes country store? email them for discount code.
     
  12. MarioImpemba

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    I used Lexol on my straps. I used LP on my leather backpack for water resistance, but that's probably not worth the effort nor necessary on just straps. [​IMG]
     
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    Will either Lexol or Obenouf's darken the leather on the Red Label bags? I'm looking to hasten the patina to them.
     
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    Does anybody know of it is possible to buy a hand grip....just the hand grip? If so, from where? I emailed Filson and Cranes...awaiting replies, but thought I would ask here to see if anyone has any insights.
     
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    You can buy directly from Filson. $12 if I recall correctly.
     

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