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Tenba Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black)

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Tenba Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • Fits SLR Camera 2-3 Lens Kit
  • Fits 15" Laptop or 17" MacBook Pro
  • 1000 Denier Military-grade Nylon
  • Closed-cell Foam Padded Interior
  • 30 Pockets for Accessories
  • Carry Handle
  • Backpack Harness
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Color: Black

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The Tenba Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black) is a lightweight backpack/daypack with a removable photo insert designed to carry a SLR camera with 2-3 lenses, flash, accessories, magazines and files. A laptop compartment will hold a computer with a screen up to 15" or an Apple MacBook pro notebook computer. The bag is made from weather and abrasion resistant 1000 denier military-grade nylon with closed-cell, crossed-link foam padded interior. A "wide mouth" top drawstring opening accesses the padded laptop compartment and a flexible storage space. There is a tilt-out front panel with a removable, adjustable photo insert that offers fast, quick-draw access to an SLR camera 2-3 lens kit. There is a full overlap top flap that provides weather protection and security. Dual, military-grade web straps provide additional security to both top flap and front photo section.
The Photo/Laptop Daypack has 30 various pockets, slots and storage spaces, including large side cargo pockets that hold cables, media cards and much more, an organizer inside the top flap keeps portable devices and accessories quickly accessible plus an accessory organizer in the top section holds a hard drive, USB thumb drives and more. There is additional fast storage and easy access to small items in the front zip pocket. Color-coded media windows separate used flash cards from empty ones. The pack can be carried by a padded handle or an expedition-grade harness system that is lined with ventilated mesh for serious carrying comfort.

Construction
  • Weather and abrasion resistant 1000 denier military-grade nylon
  • Closed-cell, crossed-link foam padded interior
  • Genuine YKK zippers
  • Duraflex clips and adjuster
  • Rubberized bottom panel protects fabric from moisture and abrasion.
"Wide mouth" top drawstring opening accesses padded laptop compartment and flexible storage space
Full overlap top flap provides weather protection and security
Dual, military-grade web straps provide additional security to both top flap and front photo section
Compartments
  • Tilt-out front panel with removable, adjustable photo insert offers fast, quick-draw access to an SLR camera 2-3 lens kit
  • Laptop compartment holds a computer with a screen up to 15" or an Apple MacBook pro notebook and accessories
Photo insert can be used as daypack, weekend travel pack or laptop bag
Pockets
    30 pockets, slots and storage spaces designed to carry almost every accessory including the following
  • Large side cargo pockets hold cables, media cards and much more
  • Organizer inside top flap keeps portable devices and accessories quickly accessible
  • Accessory organizer in top section holds hard drive, USB thumb drives and more
  • Additional fast storage and easy access to small items in front zip pocket
  • Color-coded media windows separate used flash cards from empty ones
Carrying options
  • Padded carry handle
  • Expedition-grade harness system lined with ventilated mesh for serious carrying comfort.
Material Exterior: Weather and abrasion resistant 1000 denier military-grade nylon
Interior: Closed-cell, crossed-link foam padding
Type of Closure YKK zippers
Exterior Dimensions 13 x 17.5 x 8.5" (33 x 44 x 22cm) (WxHxD)
Interior Dimensions 10 x 8.5 x 5.0-6.5" (25 x 22 x 13-17cm) (WxHxD)
Laptop Compartment: 10.5 x 15.5 x 1.0-1.5" (27 x 39 x 2.54-3.81cm) (WxHxD)
Tripod Holder No
Waist Belt No
Accommodates SLR camera body, 2-3 lenses, flash, accessories, magazines and files
Fits most laptops up to 15" plus 17" Apple MacBook Pro
Carrying/Transport Options Carry handle
Backpack harness
Weight 3.3 lbs (1.2kg)
Tenba Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black)
  • Photo Insert
  • 5-Year Warranty
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    TenbaMessenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Burnt Orange)
     
    4.2

    (based on 20 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    84%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Comfortable (14)
    • Strong construction (7)
    • Easy to load (5)
    • Highly adjustable (5)
    • Easily accessible equipment (4)

    Cons

    • Hard to access equipment (4)

    Best Uses

    • Transporting gear (6)
    • Travel (6)
    • Day hikes (5)
    • Protecting gear (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (7), Avid adventurer (5), Semi-pro photographer (3)
      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Comfort driven (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (13)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Love the Bag

    I bought this bag for a business trip to Europe because I wanted to combine business (laptop) with a little pleasure (photography) and I did not want to carry two separate bags....Read complete review

    I bought this bag for a business trip to Europe because I wanted to combine business (laptop) with a little pleasure (photography) and I did not want to carry two separate bags. I first ordered a different bag that turned out to be just too large as a reasonable carryon. Opted for this one and it was perfect. All the pockets are a nice feature. Like the zip top compartment on top for stashing those quick to retrieve items - passport, money, phone, etc. Limited room, but enough for the essentials. Next layer down is for keeping additional things you want with you, but not necessarily for quick access. The area is lareger than the top and has room for a change of clothes (shirt, shorts) filters, lunch, etc. The bottom portion is for photo equipment and held my camera body with lens attached (80-200), extra lens (400mm), and flash. So very roomy and like the way it pulls forward and out to expose whatever you need to access. Camera section when zipped fits a small lock when the two zippers are brought together. This is useful when traveling to areas where pickpocketers are prevalent. Hip/waist strap can be removed if not needed. Shoulder straps very comfortable and easily adjustable. It would have been nice if they had included some areas where items could be clipped on rather than using handle or strap. Tenba has other models where a waterproof cover is included in the bottom, but I do have a separate unit that works fine. Also would have been nice to have a zipper on the back to access the computer without having to unsnap and open middle compartment. Not all that troublesome, but would make airport security a bit easier. I have yet to go back to my old photo bag or computer bag for work. It is the perfect combo I was looking for or can be used as a total computer/work pack or camera pack. Highly recommend. Also have to commend B&H for getting it to me in time for my trip. I ordered from another vendor and they told me days after I placed the order that it was on backorder.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Having mixed feelings

    There are many things I like about this backpack. It is built tough, yet comfortable to carry. It is obvious that a lot of thought was put into its design. However, there...Read complete review

    There are many things I like about this backpack. It is built tough, yet comfortable to carry. It is obvious that a lot of thought was put into its design. However, there is one thing that I really really dislike about this backpack. The upper compartment does not have a zipper. It can be partly closed by only a drawstring. No matter how tight you pull the drawstring, the top is still left open by several square inches. Even though the "flap" comes down over the top compartment, this does not change the fact that the top compartment is actually open. I do not feel comfortable leaving any small items inside an open compartment. In my view, this is a major design flaw. Tenba could have easily used a zipper to close the top. The only reason why I would not recommend this product is due to the absence of this zipper. Otherwise, I am fine with everything else and I would have given it a 5-star rating. I also agree with another reviewer that ONE Tenba logo is enough. Tenba has placed so many logos on this backpack that I lost count. There are other less important nuisances. Certain zippers get caught in the inner linings of the backpack. This makes it difficult to open and close them. The camera section can be opened only after opening the top flap. This makes it rather difficult to access the camera. I like the laptop compartment. It has been nicely designed.

    I bought this bag a few days ago. I am still not sure about keeping it. I checked out camera bags made by other manufacturers. This Tenba model was the most comfortable of them all.

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    4.0

    Good travel design

    By Roger The Dodger

    from Reston VA

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Burnt Orange):

        Overall like the design I wish there was a place to mount a tripod. I used this pack for a trip to Europe and i got it in the orange color. This helps reduce my travel signature. I like that you can remove the waist belt because I six foot tall and this ends up being a belly belt for me. I was carrying a small travel tripod in a carrying case which tied in though the strap which meant I had to remove the tripod to get the camera compartment. I would have prefer to be able to strap in to the bottom of the bag. I used this pack with a Fuji X100s with a couple flashes and gopro. There was more than enough room for me. With a DSLR you maybe able to get two lens but I have not tried it and most likely you would have to remove the lens from the body. I think that this pack would better server the range find / mirrorless crowed. I like top pocket for other travel junk.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Bigger then it looks

        By PJCD

        from Smithtown NY

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Easily Accessible Equipment
        • Strong Construction
        • Well Padded

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Usage
          • Protecting Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

          I bought this for a gift, it turned out to be too big, however the bag is over built and will last a lifetime, I have other Tenba products and can't say enough good things about them.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          3.0

          Not as big as it seems in the photo

          By Manish Kumar

          from Mississauga, ON

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Design
          • Durable
          • Exudes Quality

          Cons

          • Not Big Enough

          Best Uses

            Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Olive):

            This bag is not as big as it seems in the photos. It is quite small; much smaller than I was expecting.

            It claims to accommodate a 15-inch laptop but I believe that claim only applies for thin laptops like Macbook Pro etc. If you have a standard-issue Windows laptop (may be a Dell or Lenovo), those would barely fit. I tried using it for a Lenovo T410 which is 14.1" and it was a struggle to insert the laptop in its compartment. And it was even more of a pain to take it out.

            The upper compartment, where you are supposed to keep a light jacket or a lunchbox etc, is also not very roomy. If you store a jacket in there, it doesn't leave any room to store a lunchbox or anything of similar size.

            This bag exudes quality otherwise. It's made of an extremely durable material and looks like it can take a beating.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Beautiful, multi-purpose bag

            By Teo

            from New York

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight
            • Strong Construction
            • Well Padded

            Cons

            • Hard To Access Equipment

            Best Uses

            • Daily Usage
            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

            I came to this bag looking for a multi-purpose day bag that I could also carry on as hand baggage for flights, alongside a roll-on suitcase. It houses my 13" laptop well.

            I love the side pockets - they have a number of nice compartments for batteries, power bars, etc.

            The belt strap is solid, unlike some brands that encourage you to buy another strap to make up for their weak designs. I chose this bag over similar ThinkTank designs.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            3.0

            Good Bag - but some problems

            By Levent

            from Atlanta, GA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Comfortable

            Cons

            • Hard To Access Equipment

            Best Uses

            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

            Overall it's a good bag. I would have given it 5 stars, except for the fact that the stitching was loose on the inside of the bag. It was not a big deal and it only took a few minutes to repair with a needle and thread. But it was sold as a NEW bag, so I have to deduct one star for bad quality control by the Tenba company.

            Also in the top most zipper the fabric keeps getting caught in the zipper, when you try to open it. So I have to take away another star because of this is clearly a design error by Tenba.

            For about 8 years I had another backpack that had allowed me to easily access and swap lenses without taking the bag off of my shoulder. Sadly that bag wore out and I hoped that this bag would allow me to do the same thing via the side pockets. Unfortunately the high placement of the side pocket and the stiffness of the Zippers is making this hard to do, but until I can find another backpack that does this better, I am stuck using this Tenba. But overall it's a good bag, that sits comfortably on the back and the laptop compartment works well.

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            • No

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            5.0

            the pictures just doesnt do justice

            By nduetime

            from Greensboro, NC

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easily Accessible Equipment
            • Roomy
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Protecting Gear
            • Storing Gear
            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Burnt Orange):

            I use the back pack to carry my laptop, and my Sony A55V all over!! I also carry my planner, my Bible, a note tablet, safety glasses, pens and pencils....that's on Monday thru Friday...it drops down to just camera and laptop on weekends...
            The back pack has enough size to carrier just about everything you will need, plus some!! It has great hidden compartments, that took me a couple of days to figure out.
            One thing that may be a concern to some, it is on the heavy side, without a lot of itmes in it. So beware buyers of that fact! If you got the muscle, then its not a problem.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Awesome Bag!

            By James

            from AL

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adjustable Harness
            • Comfortable
            • Easily Accessible Equipment
            • Roomy
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Protecting Gear

              Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Olive):

              Great Product! Nice a roomy for my camera, lens's and accessories. I actually ordered a second one as a gift for my brother. Seem's to offer great protection for the camera and lens as well as offers plenty of room for other items. It will double as a camera bag/diaper bag for trips with the kids.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              4.0

              Easy to Use, Attractive

              By Annie the Street Photographer

              from Chicago, IL

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easily Accessible Equipment
              • Roomy

              Cons

              • Large Straps

              Best Uses

                Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Olive):

                I bought the backpack for short trips and excursions where my large snowboarding backpack was too much. It fits my camera (Nikon D300s) with an attached lens and allows room for a second lens and filters. There is a top compartment that can be used for virtually anything, I like to stick my speedlight (in its case) up top, along with pens, model releases, etc. Anything I might need. The color is great. My only disappointment is how thick the straps are. I'm not a big person and they are a little overwhelming. I was hoping to be able to use this in cities, but it's a little much. Still happy with my buy!

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                • No

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                4.0

                Great for when you don't need everything

                By Greentoe

                from New York, NY

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adjustable Harness
                • Comfortable
                • Lots of organizer pockets
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                • Hard To Access Equipment
                • Heavy
                • Small Top Space

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Short trips
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

                Great travel bag/ airplane carry on when you are going on a vacation and you don't need to bring every piece of camera equipment you own. Super comfortable with great support for all day hikes around town or in the woods. It would benefit from additional anchor points to attach equipment (tripods/monopods) or small accessory bags. As well you do have to take the bag off to access your gear. Loaded with lots of pockets to keep all your essentials organized and if you are like me and own several bags each with a specific purpose you won't be sorry adding this one to your arsenal.

                It would also benefit from a little more space up top for personal items and a waterproof cover.

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                • No

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Having mixed feelings

                By Chicago_Al

                from Chicago IL

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Adjustable Harness
                • Comfortable
                • Roomy
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                • Hard To Access Equipment

                Best Uses

                • Protecting Gear
                • Storing Gear
                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

                There are many things I like about this backpack. It is built tough, yet comfortable to carry. It is obvious that a lot of thought was put into its design. However, there is one thing that I really really dislike about this backpack. The upper compartment does not have a zipper. It can be partly closed by only a drawstring. No matter how tight you pull the drawstring, the top is still left open by several square inches. Even though the "flap" comes down over the top compartment, this does not change the fact that the top compartment is actually open. I do not feel comfortable leaving any small items inside an open compartment. In my view, this is a major design flaw. Tenba could have easily used a zipper to close the top. The only reason why I would not recommend this product is due to the absence of this zipper. Otherwise, I am fine with everything else and I would have given it a 5-star rating. I also agree with another reviewer that ONE Tenba logo is enough. Tenba has placed so many logos on this backpack that I lost count. There are other less important nuisances. Certain zippers get caught in the inner linings of the backpack. This makes it difficult to open and close them. The camera section can be opened only after opening the top flap. This makes it rather difficult to access the camera. I like the laptop compartment. It has been nicely designed.

                I bought this bag a few days ago. I am still not sure about keeping it. I checked out camera bags made by other manufacturers. This Tenba model was the most comfortable of them all.

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Shoulder strap broke

                By JA

                from New Hampshire

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Olive):

                      I bought this bag 8 months ago. I really like the compartments [...] However the right strap broke away from the bag 2 days ago. I emailed the company to complain about this and haven't heard anything back. I am hoping I can find a seamstress shop with a heavy-duty sewing machine to sew the strap back into place for me.I am disappointed that this bag broke after less than a year of medium use. As you can imagine, this back pack is not a back pack with only one shoulder strap.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Comfortable pack for a modest kit

                      By Kili2004

                      from Wharton, NJ

                      About Me Quality Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Fast

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Upgrade

                        Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Burnt Orange):

                        I use it not to carry all of my gear but my Canon 7D and two L lenses. It still packs tight for such minimal gear but it stops me from dragging all of my stuff.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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                        5.0

                        perfect bag !!!

                        By oli.le.rouge

                        from montreal quebec

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Large Capacity
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • No tripod attachement

                        Best Uses

                        • Day Hikes
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

                        love it ! perfect for my kit ( d300,24f1.4,50f1,4 and105f2.8vr) plus my mac book and all the wired for everything !!! dosent look like a luxuries bag. very well build. perfect bag for traveling... i am going for a 3 month trip in south east asia, and this is the bag im leaving with... the only down side is that their is no tripod attachment possible...

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                        • No

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                        (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Great Bag

                        By Monte

                        from Charlottesville

                        About Me Avid Adventurer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Easy To Load
                        • Large Capacity

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Day Hikes
                          • Extended Hikes
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

                          This bag is as described and reviewed. Went with this bag over the standard messenger bag for travel. Have not yet used the bag, but will have ample space for non camera items as a carry on. The camera insert is removable, and fits nicely in a couple of other bags/packs which is a nice feature. Great fit an finish, very durable looking. And B&H was perfect as well, [...]

                          • What Is Your Gear Style:
                          • Comfort Driven
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Fantastic Bag, multiple pockets.

                          By Benny Two Eyes

                          from NYC, NY

                          About Me Casual Adventurer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Easy To Load
                          • Highly Adjustable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Travel

                            Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

                            Camera pouch is removable from bag, meaning you can insert into another bag to make that your camera case. Spot for laptop as well. Very compact and easy to travel with.

                            • What Is Your Gear Style:
                            • Minimalist
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Great All Purpose Bag

                            By wm

                            from San Francisco

                            About Me Avid Adventurer

                            Pros

                            • Good style
                            • Just the right size

                            Cons

                            • Too many stupid logos

                            Best Uses

                            • Urban shooting

                            Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

                            All in all this is a great general use bag. The best feature is you don't look like a dork! or look like your carrying expensive camera gear. I toured NYC for a week with more kit than I needed and never got hassled or broke a sweat.

                            The good thing they don't tell you in the product specs is you can remove the over-engineered waist belt...in case you're not hiking a mountain.

                            The bad thing is Tenba really over did it with Tenba logos on this Tenba bag made by Tenba. There are 12 Tenba logos on this thing, including the ridiculously large one on the waist belt. Makes you look like TENBA-Man.

                            in all, buy it.

                            • What Is Your Gear Style:
                            • Comfort Driven
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Love the Bag

                            By The Mermaid

                            from Savannah, GA

                            About Me Avid Adventurer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable
                            • Highly Adjustable
                            • Large Capacity
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Day Hikes
                              • Heavy Loads
                              • Light Loads
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Black):

                              I bought this bag for a business trip to Europe because I wanted to combine business (laptop) with a little pleasure (photography) and I did not want to carry two separate bags. I first ordered a different bag that turned out to be just too large as a reasonable carryon. Opted for this one and it was perfect. All the pockets are a nice feature. Like the zip top compartment on top for stashing those quick to retrieve items - passport, money, phone, etc. Limited room, but enough for the essentials. Next layer down is for keeping additional things you want with you, but not necessarily for quick access. The area is lareger than the top and has room for a change of clothes (shirt, shorts) filters, lunch, etc. The bottom portion is for photo equipment and held my camera body with lens attached (80-200), extra lens (400mm), and flash. So very roomy and like the way it pulls forward and out to expose whatever you need to access. Camera section when zipped fits a small lock when the two zippers are brought together. This is useful when traveling to areas where pickpocketers are prevalent. Hip/waist strap can be removed if not needed. Shoulder straps very comfortable and easily adjustable. It would have been nice if they had included some areas where items could be clipped on rather than using handle or strap. Tenba has other models where a waterproof cover is included in the bottom, but I do have a separate unit that works fine. Also would have been nice to have a zipper on the back to access the computer without having to unsnap and open middle compartment. Not all that troublesome, but would make airport security a bit easier. I have yet to go back to my old photo bag or computer bag for work. It is the perfect combo I was looking for or can be used as a total computer/work pack or camera pack. Highly recommend. Also have to commend B&H for getting it to me in time for my trip. I ordered from another vendor and they told me days after I placed the order that it was on backorder.

                              • What Is Your Gear Style:
                              • Comfort Driven

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                              5.0

                              Quality!!!

                              By CatWoman

                              from NE

                              About Me Getting Started

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable
                              • Easy To Load
                              • Good Suspension
                              • Highly Adjustable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Burnt Orange):

                                  What a well made bag... and very thoughtfully designed. I am now a Tenba fan!

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                                  5.0

                                  Love this pack

                                  By littlefeet

                                  from Lewiston, Maine

                                  About Me Avid Adventurer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Easy To Load
                                  • Highly Adjustable
                                  • Large Capacity
                                  • Removable camera compartm

                                  Cons

                                  • No place for water

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Day Hikes
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Olive):

                                  This pack fits all my needs for hiking. I love the way you can take out the camera compartment if you just want to use it as a daypack, and when you do bring your camera theres still room for other assecories for hiking.There is one con though, no place for water. All in all I love this pack!

                                  • What Is Your Gear Style:
                                  • Comfort Driven

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                                  4.0

                                  Ready to Hike Mount Everest

                                  By Milklovesu

                                  from Miami, FL

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                                  Pros

                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Easy To Load
                                  • Good Suspension
                                  • Highly Adjustable

                                  Cons

                                  • Difficult To Load

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Day Hikes
                                  • Extended Hikes
                                  • Travel
                                  • Wet Weather

                                  Comments about Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack (Olive):

                                  This is a solid backpack. For the price you can't find anything in it's league. I've owned Timbuk2 bags and several other assorted brands. This Tenba Messenger makes me think I'll be sticking with Tenba for a good while. They really put a lot of thinking into this daypack. For those of you who want zippers with hidden pockets found inside of other hidden pockets, this is your kind of bag. I almost have to wrap my mind around how I want to pack this thing to the brim. There so much space, there so much of everything (comfort, style, accessibility, did i mention the SPACE!. Tho i will note there is only one down side, there straps are all over the place. Its hard to describe unless your wearing it, what happens is when you put on the two waist/chest strap you have these bands that just hang down and make you look silly. Other then the straps I love this bag.

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