A&P Lowepro Rover AW2.....best gear backpack?

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  1. Frank N. Beans

    Frank N. Beans I hate BMW's OT Supporter

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    I know there have been several threads recently about what everyone carries their gear in lately, but I am more interested in a gear bag/backpack. I looked around locally and found the Rover AW2 for $100, and it looks to hold a good amount of equipment. Is this the better of this style gear bags? Opinions?

    TIA :wiggle:
     
  2. zennoodle

    zennoodle ...hmm must've misplaced my socks

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    I'm going to pick up the CompuTrekker AW since I bring my macbook pro with me sometimes. :) For $100 bucks though, the Rover doesn't look too shabby.
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    i think the best bag for the money for a laptop and slr gear, is a tamrac adventure 9
     
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    zennoodle ...hmm must've misplaced my socks

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    Doesn't look like it can carry that many lenses..I'll stick with the Lowepro until I can find another one that can do better. :)
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    keep it mind you don;t want your full arsenal sitting on yoru laptop,
     
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    zennoodle ...hmm must've misplaced my socks

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    fuck...you are abosolutely right about that. Good call there. I'll have to think this one over. Thanks for the quick wake up haha.
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    no problem, trust me i know from experience. hot spots ftmfl!
     
  8. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    would you guys recommend getting a sling type bag?
     
  9. zennoodle

    zennoodle ...hmm must've misplaced my socks

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    I would say no to that...especially if you're hiking and taking pics. a lot of bags allow to be slung on one shoulder and accessing camera and or lens/equipment. I'd go with traditional backpack style.
     
  10. Frank N. Beans

    Frank N. Beans I hate BMW's OT Supporter

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    Well I don't care about carrying a laptop with me, so thanks but no thanks.

    Anyone using a backpack without a laptop?
     
  11. Airpoppoff has a pretty sweet laptop/camera bag. He might have the same one you're talking about. Hopefully he'll come in here to help you decide, if not just send him a PM.
     
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    CornUponCob New Member

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    Throw all your stuff into one of these.

    Might have to double bag it.

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  14. yonson

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    He's got the Computrekker AW Plus. After researching a bunch of bags (for laptops too) that's the one I decided to go with as well. Damn it holds a bunch of stuff!
     
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    I've got the computrekker AW and it's more than I'll ever need really. I love it though.
     
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    I bought the computrekker AW because it was the smallest thing I could get to carry my laptop as well when i'm flying. I am planning on buying a smaller bag to use for hiking stuff though, because if i load up the bag, it weighs a fucking asston and my back ends up being really sore if i cart it around for a while. I think with 2 dslr's a bunch of lenses & flash, and my notebook, the bag is over 40lb. At least I think so. It was heavier than my suitcase last time i traveled, and that was in the upper 30lb range. :ugh:
     

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