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Old 11-29-2016, 01:47 PM
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Wife and I travel quite a bit and have blown through several brands and was wondering what you all use?
We are looking for 1 carry on and 1 large size each and do not have to match each other.
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subscribed, we have the kids each one has their own. me and the wife have been putting all our stuff in one huge bag, and I want to goto a bag for each of us.

I was thinking about getting ones that have backpack straps, the help handle them because I am always having to handle stuff and it would be nice to have my hands free?
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We have had our Patagonia Freightliners for 10 years or so. Awesome big bags.
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eBags Mother Lode series - well made, expandable and they come in several sizes.
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Old 11-29-2016, 01:58 PM
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I use tumi luggage and its holds up very well but I travel alone usually

My sister has a family and uses an eagle creek duffel to fit everything they need
Supposed to be light, durable and a good warranty
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IMO tumi is the best you can do for airline travel.

That being said, I haven't shelled out for any, bought some decent travelpro stuff when I first started traveling for work and it has held up well, been planning on replacing with tumi but the travel pro stuff just won't die.
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Old 11-29-2016, 02:53 PM
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We bought a set of these..... https://www.luggagepros.com/traveler...-luggage.shtml

About 5 years ago, love the (4) spinners and the TSA locks. They have been beaten to death and so far nothing has broken. I also use a 4 way strap just in case a zipper were to break. I also highly recommend at TILE in each piece of luggage

https://www.thetileapp.com



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Old 11-29-2016, 02:59 PM
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I have the Bob Timberlake(which reminds of the Orvis) stuff now and have pretty much smoked through it in five years.
http://www.basspro.com/Brand-Bob-Tim...tLgSep2014_CFM

I guess it is important to mention that a lot of travel is airline which most of the damage occurs.


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Old 11-29-2016, 03:02 PM
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Eastpak luggage, I've looked at and like it.....I burn thru luggage quick....none holds up well for me, I fly normally at least 6 segments a week....
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ok I just bought 2 Eddie bauer bags. I like their unconditional lifetime guarantee. Also everything is 50% off, use code online50 at checkout
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Red Oxx

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Old 11-29-2016, 03:30 PM
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TravelPro - www.travelpro.com
The Crew series is their best made product; but I prefer the lighter weight of the Maxlite line for my carry-ons. I have Crew 10's in 25" & 28" Rollaboards and 16", 20" & (4) 22" Rollaboards (1 for each family member).
My personal three carry-ons (16", 20" & 22") collectively see about 30 trips per year, and the oldest piece is at least 10 years old.
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Tumi and be done with it. I have traveled on average 100k a year for the last 10-15 years and stilll have my original tmi luggage.
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Originally Posted by Saltydawg15 View Post
Tumi and be done with it. I have traveled on average 100k a year for the last 10-15 years and stilll have my original tmi luggage.
Quite the review and testament.
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A side question note on the luggage if I may.

Watching the luggage loaders out the window as I have done many times.
1. WHY do they always put the bags face down whenever moved?
2. WHY do they insist on slamming the luggage face down?

The person I watched out the window on this last trip seem to lift it extra high just to slam them face down even though the level of where the bag was and where it was going were almost level
Moving bags all day I bet they do not have a "Gym membership".
Their arms, shoulders and lower back must be strong as hell if they have been at that job long.



Some may respond if the bags were on their backs, the ones with dual wheels may roll and face down is more stable. (I disagree)
Some may respond, they hate their jobs and it is a way to take out their frustrations to reduce stress.
Some may respond, that is the way they were taught.

When considering what to buy, your big concern should be how they are handled when you cannot see them.

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Explain the trashing of bags, with tags, at 3:05? Unclaimed bags maybe?


Plenty more videos to watch.

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I fly weekly and use Tumi. If you live near an outlet store shop there.
Look at Macys they run specials all the time as well as Tumi online.
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Tumi is the Gold Standard.

Though I want to get an aluminum Rimowa in the line up, just can never find on sale.
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Old 11-29-2016, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by bellsisland View Post
ok I just bought 2 Eddie bauer bags. I like their unconditional lifetime guarantee. Also everything is 50% off, use code online50 at checkout
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bought one suitecase and one backpack 10-12 years ago. had the backpack replaced once and the suit case twice. no questions asked.
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