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A work in progress......our own Compression Packing Cube

Discussion in 'Alpha One Niner (bags & gear)' started by HELM, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. HELM
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  2. swedishelite22

    swedishelite22 Loaded Pockets

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    Initial thoughts running my head:

    -Assuming they will be sold individually and as a package like most cubes?

    -Is it possible to have one made of PVC (or similar) to be used as a dry bag? Useful for dirty clothes while traveling. Could actually be thicker with two compression zippers since it would theoretically hold everything multiple cubes would hold to start the trip.

    -Would it be useful to add D-rings (ala matroskya pouches) to hang them?

    -If ^ = yes, could/would it be useful to link them together (almost like a modular level of customization without a PALS panel)?

    -Im in a danger zone with A19 popping up on the statement (reason why the v-kit technically was a SERT purchase). I need to hold off ordering and just do one bulk order (these, shoe carrier, flyer belt).

    -Seriously, love/hate @HELM
     
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  3. sleestac

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    I use pcking cubes all the time for traveling.

    Couple of questions
    - the compression is a good idea. Is the compression 1 to 1.5 inches?
    - what would be the price point? I know it’s ealry for this question

    This is a saturated market. So please take this as constructive but what set these apart? The compression is nice. I like the D ring idea to hang inside the pack. I love the quality of A19 work and would definitely have this as an add on. Just my 2 cents on the market for these.

    I would much rather support a cottage industry than Eagle Creek or the other companies.
     
  4. HELM
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    Haven’t had a chance to revert on this and I will in detail as soon as I can. I’m liking some of the ideas above!
     
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  5. swedishelite22

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    I shouldn't be asking, and I know you are traveling @HELM, but, any updates on these?
     
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  6. race2c

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    I am sure @HELM will come back to us when his schedule allows. I am most definitely interested in these.