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Filson Bag Thread: With Pictures

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

  1. speedy611

    speedy611 Senior Member

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    Here’s a Japanese Kiridashi that I made as an experiment. Came from an old circular saw blade. I really like the kiridashi shapes, and this one is my “amazon opener”. It’s not really thick enough to get the proper single sided chisel grind of a true kiridashi, but it was fun to make.

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    Carrying this in the UK in public would be regarded as a Very Bad Thing.
    Day to day I find a Leatherman Rebar jolly handy.
     

  2. Stratkat

    Stratkat Senior Member

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    Very nice!
     

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    woodsjw Senior Member

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    The interior flannel isn’t thick, so it makes the interior of the jacket soft and comfortable. I think it’s perfect for spring/fall and can be worn in winter if layered properly.
     

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    johnnymiz Senior Member

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    Great minds think alike.... ;-) table saw blades are good steel.
    fixed blade i made when i had a free saturday a few years ago with my daily carry "money clip"

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  5. mgrennier

    mgrennier Senior Member

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    Nicely done on the saw blade! That look so like a Spyderco for your money clip. What model is it?
     

  6. johnnymiz

    johnnymiz Senior Member

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    It is an old Spyderco Delica serrated. It has been my money clip for over a decade.
    Great knife.
     

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    coolarrow Distinguished Member

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    Matchy matchy with my 256 and 2 wheeled carry-on:
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    bart Active Member

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    BE4B4618-0D3D-4774-BA49-F3D3417A04BC.jpeg This is my daily carry for somewhere between 17-20 years. It’s been to 10 countries or so, had some very close calls at being confiscated (some funny stories there), cut everything you might imagine a knife would cut...
     

  9. Soletrane

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    Oh man, that brought back memories. I bought my first and only Buck ranger in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada in 1987 for - I think - $68Cdn. I was working a reforestation project and we would go into town on the weekend and spend our hard earned bucks. This was one of the only things I have from that time. I still keep it in in my glove compartment. Only use it once a year usually - to cut the twine holding my Christmas tree to my roof rack.
     

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    Small world, I spent a portion of two summers (90, 91) planting seedlings in northern ON (Hearst, Chapleau). If I develop a cancer or cognitive dysfunction down the road, I would attribute it to the inadvertent ingestion of DEET and any chemicals applied to the thousands of seedlings I planted.
     

  11. OtterMeanGreen

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    Awesome! I’ll have to be on the lookout for a medium at a reasonable cost. No way am I paying the current $400+ that they tend to go for. Here’s another great review from that same guy I posted earlier with the #10088

     

  12. OtterMeanGreen

    OtterMeanGreen Distinguished Member

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    Beautiful! What’s your secret with international airplane travel? Something tells me you don’t carry on, unless you’re law enforcement. My sister who’s a detective with an FBI task force just flew with her glock on her hip and her partner was chewing tobacco during the flight :lol: . Not saying I support that last part, since I had nail clippers confiscated once.
     

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    FilsonDude Well-Known Member

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    Filson customer service ... on hold for 20+ mins and counting
     

  14. mgrennier

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    Gentlemen and (now) ladies.

    Question for you in terms of what you'd travel with. I want to see what bag(s) the folks on this thread would carry for the following scenario:
    - one night trip to visit a client in Atlanta (3 hour presentation Wednesday morning)
    - Travel day: jeans/sport coat - maybe light overcoat for rain
    - Client visit: slacks/ same sport coat
    - Same pair of shoes both days
    - 1 pr. underwear, 1 under-shirt, 1 pair socks

    In other words, I'll be packing: 1 dress shirt, 1 pair slacks, 1 pair socks, 1 pair underwear, 1 undershirt, toiletry bag.

    At my disposal is the full gamut of bags and gear:
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    Heritage Sportsman
    Medium Duffle
    Roller suitcase (Away)

    What would you pick and why?
     

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    Hang up now. Best way I’ve found to contact Customer Service is to use Filson’s direct chat feature on their website, plus you can save the transcripts. This is not to be confused with the email feature, which I have yet to receive an on time reply
     

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