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Timbuk2 Command Messenger Bag - Large


    Timbuk2 Command Messenger Bag - Large

    The large-size Timbuk2 Command Messenger bag is TSA-compliant and offers sophisticated laptop portage for the urban jungle.

    • $149.00

    Item # 829380

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    • More Berlin than Berkeley, the Command's oxford nylon and anodized hardware make it the most sophisticated bag from Timbuk2
    • Durable Oxford nylon fabric feels smooth and has a subtle sheen; waterproof thermoplastic urethane liner
    • Fits up to a 17 in. laptop; TSA-compliant external laptop compartment unzips and lies flat for going through security without removing your laptop
    • Grab-and-go carry handle: grab your bag from the security line without worrying that the laptop will fall out; you can zip it up later at your convenience
    • External laptop compartment is easy to access while carrying the Command Messenger by the shoulder strap; rubber nubs inside the foam pocket ensure superb protection
    • 3 pockets underneath front flap have 2 different colored zippers for easier identification; also includes a drop-in pocket and side-entry zip pocket
    • Internal organization includes 2 large internal slot pockets and zippered pocket, including additional pen slots and business card slot
    • Luggage pass-through allows you to strap the Command Messenger over your wheeled luggage handle, or it can be used as another stash pocket
    • Adjustable cam buckle enables you to strap on the Command with ease; coordinating strap pad ensures comfort


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    Timbuk2 Command Messenger Bag - Large Specs
    Best use
    Messenger bag
    26 liter
    1,586 cubic inches
    1 + main compartment
    17 inches
    19.2 x 13.5 x 6.6 inches
    3 lbs. 4 oz.
    Bag style
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Number of exterior pockets
    Laptop compartment
    Fits laptop size (in.)
    Carry-on size

    Timbuk2 Command Messenger Bag - Large

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    Rated 4.6364/5 based on 11 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromTravelling Laptop Bag Great bag overall. Deducted one star because an outside pocket on the flap would be nice.
    Date published: 2013-05-01
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromSolid purchase A solid purchase. The laptop + tablet compartment is nicely padded and easily accessible. Apart from that compartment it would be nice if there were one or two other externally accessible pockets to easily grab keys/wallet etc without unbuckling the bag. I'm not sure whether the TSA-compliant flap will be of much use. Seems very well put together and is comfortable enough. Internal pockets are well laid-out.
    Date published: 2013-12-04
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat product! I like the easy of operating the flap and its connecting straps; however, the buckles are prone to slipping/loosening. This has not caused any problems for me but is something of which to be aware. I carry this daily with a 15.5 inch laptop. Very comfortable to carry.
    Date published: 2012-04-27
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromAWESOME BAG Love this bag! I use it as my briefcase now and it great. I love that it's scaleable with the straps that shrink the bag to fit your needs depending on the day and what is being carried. The strap is awesome and the bag looks great!
    Date published: 2013-08-21
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromPerfect Messenger Bag More than only attractive it is perfect for a two to three day trip where you can carry your computer as well as your clothes.
    Date published: 2013-11-25
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromLooks professional and geek approved I bought this bag for my boyfriend when his old laptop bag finally bit the dust. He found the bag to be very practical and comfortable, hold more stuff than he expected, (including his 17.3" laptop!). He especially loves all of the handy pockets and that the laptop compartment unzips so that he doesn't have to remove his laptop when going through airport security. It looks very professional, so he can bring it meetings and conferences without embarrassment. Also, the buckle on the front doubles as a handy bottle opener. Wins all around!
    Date published: 2014-02-18
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromCavernous This bag is cavernous, I really could not give you an accurate count of the pockets, but it is probably 15-20. You might loose things inside it if you are not careful, and find them years later. I ride my bike to school with it every day, and have no problems when it is loaded with books and my laptop. It also holds my bike pump, spare tube, and multi-tool in their own pocket, and I can't even tell they are there. I wouldn't mind a small waist strap just to keep in in place while biking, but if that was a big deal I could just make one myself. I like how you can easily adjust the shoulder strap even when you are carrying it. Other than a waist strap, if I were tasked to make an improvement to this bag, I honestly don't think I could. I was lucky enough to find this in the REI attic, and the complaint by the returner was that it was too small!!! If you need bigger, you should look in the Backpacking section.
    Date published: 2014-03-06
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromGreat Bag This is a great bag. It has a lot of pockets which is what I really need. The laptop/iPad compartment is very nice and is TSA approved. Only complaint is that the empty bag is quite heavy, but with all the compartments that is to be expected.
    Date published: 2012-08-22

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