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Old 29-01-2009, 06:39 PM   #1651
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Jap yen is absurd now! Haiz..
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Old 29-01-2009, 08:00 PM   #1652
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i pending to buy 2 bags...

today is 0.0168

i waiting for 0.0145

different of around $50

but the bad thing abt buying from coolcat is:

they only deduct $ from your card about 1 month+ later..

and who would know the rate next month?!

risky... both good and bad
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Old 29-01-2009, 08:22 PM   #1653
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but the bad thing abt buying from coolcat is:

they only deduct $ from your card about 1 month+ later..

and who would know the rate next month?!

risky... both good and bad
i didn't know about this, just received my Porter HEAT 2way briefcase yesterday
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Old 29-01-2009, 08:31 PM   #1654
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I'm thinking of getting sth from Porter Japan, but curious to know what is it that attracts everybody to the brand?

Not saying it's not good, just curious why it's so great. i.e. the design, the brand, the functionality...
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Old 29-01-2009, 10:37 PM   #1655
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its made in japan

great design, great quality, old brand

and not common in Singapore or other parts of the world, except japan. (and taiwan)
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Old 29-01-2009, 10:44 PM   #1656
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i didn't know about this, just received my Porter HEAT 2way briefcase yesterday
enjoy

i got the Heat brief case too, but design diff (the design below yours)

cons:
-heavy
-zip and metal parts will drop paint and become copper color

been using since May08... dont foresee any bag will replace it.. haha
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Old 29-01-2009, 11:20 PM   #1657
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i got the Heat brief case too, but design diff (the design below yours)

cons:
-heavy
-zip and metal parts will drop paint and become copper color

been using since May08... dont foresee any bag will replace it.. haha
i like it when the metal parts change color, the buttons n metal parts turn copperish too after a while. got this unique coat
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Old 30-01-2009, 12:19 AM   #1658
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I'm thinking of getting sth from Porter Japan, but curious to know what is it that attracts everybody to the brand?

Not saying it's not good, just curious why it's so great. i.e. the design, the brand, the functionality...
Because it's not as common as Crumpler or Timbuk2?
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Old 30-01-2009, 07:37 AM   #1659
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i like it when the metal parts change color, the buttons n metal parts turn copperish too after a while. got this unique coat
i prefer black black new new

haha
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Old 30-01-2009, 09:09 AM   #1660
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Heat series is very "tahanable"

I think my heat tote bag is going to last me for many many years...
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Old 30-01-2009, 09:48 AM   #1661
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my headporter monogram shoulder bag's strap started to tear at the joint area to the bag after 1yr heavy usage and slinging it sideway that add pressure to the strap joining area and torn it.

similar to this tanker
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Old 30-01-2009, 03:11 PM   #1662
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enjoy

i got the Heat brief case too, but design diff (the design below yours)

cons:
-heavy
-zip and metal parts will drop paint and become copper color

been using since May08... dont foresee any bag will replace it.. haha
i was deliberating between these 2 designs, eventually picked the one with 2 pockets in front.

paint dropped then will have a new distressed look mah
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Old 30-01-2009, 04:17 PM   #1663
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i was deliberating between these 2 designs, eventually picked the one with 2 pockets in front.

paint dropped then will have a new distressed look mah
haha.. i picked the other one becos i prefer the design and also the size and ability to expand capacity with the zip at the bottom
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Old 30-01-2009, 04:20 PM   #1664
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my headporter monogram shoulder bag's strap started to tear at the joint area to the bag after 1yr heavy usage and slinging it sideway that add pressure to the strap joining area and torn it.

similar to this tanker
ur items must be really heavy...
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Old 30-01-2009, 04:43 PM   #1665
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yesh i carry a 13" labtop in it with water bottle, umbrella, pencil case and files. so i guess i really test the limit of my porter bag but again these type of strap join by sewing is not very secure and durable.

im thinking of bringing it to those bag repair shop to get it sew up. anyone noe of any? i heard fareast plaza got 1 shop tat do bag repair.
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