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Why zippers on suitcases are worthless:

wetnose

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CRAP The worst thing is almost 90% of all suitcases sold today have zips. Very few manufacturers use latches anymore....
 

Reggs

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This is why you only take cologne you are willing to lose. That's what they love to steal.
 

Douglas

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does this work with metal zipper teeth?
 

HORNS

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I'm gonna try this trick with my Victorinox luggage, which have big ol' zippers.

I've been incredibly lucky with my luggage. In October, I put 4-5 bottles of wine in my suitcase, including a magnum of Bollinger Rose, but it arrived into my hands untouched. I don't think I've ever traveled without either wine of booze, except for travels to Europe, and I've never had an issue with either breakage or theft.
 

watchcollector2454

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Originally Posted by LabelKing
Zero Halliburton
Rimowa
Globe-Trotter


thanks for the info. globe-trotter are beautiful but out of my price range for something that will be abused by baggage handlers. i'm really liking Rimowa, though, and after searching the forum it seems like i'll have to invest in some.
 

lee_44106

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do you leave your front door unlocked?

How about your car?

what makes you trust any of the luggage handlers anywhere?

Trasporting expensive shit and getting it stolen from checkin luggage = your own fault.
 

Aaron01

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Originally Posted by LabelKing
Zero Halliburton Rimowa Globe-Trotter
Doen't Tumi use latches as well? Also, for an alternative to GT, check out Alstermo Bruk.
Originally Posted by watchcollector2454
globe-trotter are beautiful but out of my price range for something that will be abused by baggage handlers.
I'm fairly sure GT will repair your luggage, plus, they look a lot better with some abuse...
 

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