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#1 Stephen Riley

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 22:49

I was going to purchase this bag for my new Macbook Air, but I'm reading a bunch of reviews stating its durability degrades relatively fast.


What other laptop backpacks are out there that look nice, and last?

#2 Mindovermaster


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 23:32

Did you look at the Targus backpacks? I've always gotten them for laptop backpacks. My original still works great, although it is too small. Meant for a 10" netbook, not a 15".

#3 Patrick831



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 23:35

I use this one and love it: http://www.amazon.co...s army backpack


I have had it for about 3-4 years now and I have had no issues at all.

#4 lars77



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:09

I lean towards Brooklyn Industries's bags.  I have an earlier version of this one, & mines is still perfect after ~5 years so seems pretty well made!  And it's not ugly ;)  (though that last point is more a personal preference, hah)



#5 vetGeoffrey B.

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:14

this is the one I have, i managed to get it for rather cheap through a deal a while back.





#6 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:18

Gorucks! Come with lifetime warranty!












#7 e.worm jimmmy

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:43

I love my Arcteryx  laptop bag !!! and it is SUPER durable and water resistant.   Just like you expect from them!



But is was expensive in comparison! Just like everything they make.  However, since I own a bunch of their stuff, and I love it, I pay more to get that.


It has TONS of nice things inside, and separate areas and pockets, etc and it screams quality build...   If you can afford it,  you would not be disappointed. They come in 3 sized for Blade model.


Video review:



Amazon review:



maybe if you lucky you can find it for cheaper

#8 Jose_49


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:51

This thing can make it to hell and back: 


http://www.amazon.co...s gear backpack


If you're like me that travels a lot, and usually overcramps its bagpack, need lots of space, have edgy things on it, and want something that can protect your laptop even if it falls. Then my friend, this thing is for you. 


I've purchased a Swiss Gear backpack 3 years ago and that thing is nearly unscathed. I've tried other less known brands, but they haven't managed to get it close. 


This will protect laptops up to 17 inches, and will let you carry lots of your stuff: cables, adapters, and much more. It can handle lots of weight (from my perspective) without tearing apart (heh, life  time warranty isn't for show) 

#9 BigBoy



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 02:02

My Asus Zenbook Prime Touch has been made to travel in this Case Logic backpack. Love it! And at less than $30 the price is right.

#10 +goretsky


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Posted 17 July 2013 - 07:45



I would suggest looking at bags from Briggs + Riley, Eagle Creek, Tom Bihn, Trager USA and Tumi


Lots of different models and looks in various materials and at various prices.




Aryeh Goretsky