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Question about Filson 257 briefcase

mcthiel

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I've recently become interested in buying a Filson computer bag/briefcase. They are listed on filson's website at $260 but can be found at most websites for $234. I was wondering if that's a higher price than most people have paid? It seems like most people have talked about getting it for a better deal than $234. Should I wait til they go on sale further or is $234 the best price I'll get? Thanks for any input.
 

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Just get it from Crane's. Hard to get a better deal. /thread
 

mcthiel

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Cranes has it at $234 as well. Is that the best price I will get on it? Or do you think they will go on sale at some point?
 

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I think there may be an affiliate discount code??
 

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Originally Posted by academe
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I think there may be an affiliate discount code??


Yeah I've seen mention of this but I'm not sure if its still valid or not. How much was/is the discount for?
 

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I bought mine for $185 new on eBay,I think from althingsoutdoor or somesuch.
 

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Not to derail, but has anyone used ScotchGuard on their Filson? I got a tan 256 for Christmas and was thinking it might be a good idea to protect it before it gets dirty. Does the ScotchGuard change the color at all?
 

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Originally Posted by The Louche
Not to derail, but has anyone used ScotchGuard on their Filson? I got a tan 256 for Christmas and was thinking it might be a good idea to protect it before it gets dirty. Does the ScotchGuard change the color at all?


I haven't used ScothGuard on my tan Filson 256, because I want it to get some Patina.
But whenever I've used ScotchGuard, I didn't notice any change in colour.

Adrian
 

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Got mine for 210 shipped at Joe's Sporting Goods. They seem to have frequent Filson promotions. Excellent bag.
 

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OP, listen carefully. CALL CRANES.

/thread
 

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This:

Originally Posted by forex
I bought mine for $185 new on eBay,I think from althingsoutdoor or somesuch.

But also these:

Originally Posted by cross22
OP, listen carefully. CALL CRANES.

/thread


Originally Posted by AlanC
I think with an emphasis on call (mention Style Forum).
 

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Thanks everyone for their response. I'll call Cranes as soon as I can skrape some money together.
 

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Plateau Outdoors sold me a brand new one for $205 (taxes + shipping). They originally asked for $210, but I said Cable Car Clothiers in San Francisco was willing to do $210 (also taxes + shipping), so they beat it price by $5. Call them up.
 

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