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November 3, 2011 • News

TOM BIHN Introduces the Cadet Briefcase for Apple Laptops and iPad

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We love TOM BIHN’s bags and are always happy to see them bring out a new design. Today that design is the Cadet, a bag that is

a laptop briefcase designed for Apple laptops including the 15″ MacBook Pro, 11″ and 13″ MacBook Air and the iPad 2. The Cadet is designed to carry your laptop or iPad, a few files or magazines, power supplies, pens, notebooks, and other small accessories. The Cadet is also a checkpoint friendly laptop bag.

The Cadet comes in two sizes with one designed for a 15″ or 13″ MacBook and the other sized for the 11″ MacBook Air or iPad. Both have a removable protective laptop sleeve (the company calls it the Cadet Cache).

Features:

* Ultrasuede(R) lined iPhone pocket

* Exterior of 1050d U.S. ballistic nylon

* Interior lining of ultralight Japanese Dyneema/nylon

* YKK splash-proof Uretek zippers

* Three exterior access compartments, six interior organizer pockets, and one exterior open-top pocket

* Lifetime Guarantee

* Made in the TOM BIHN factory in Seattle, Washington, USA

The Cadet Briefcase looks quite useful and, since it comes from TOM BIHM you KNOW it is going to be incredibly well made. The Cadet is $170 and that price includes the Cadet Cache protective laptop sleeve and a Standard Shoulder Strap. The bag comes in Black/Steel, Black/Iberian, Steel/Solar, Forest/Steel, Navy/Solar, and Cardinal/Steel and will ship by mid-to-late November.

You can find more information and pre-order here on the TOM BIHN site.

 

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Seattle, Washington, USA – Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Seattle-based designer and manufacturer TOM BIHN has introduced the Cadet, a laptop briefcase designed for Apple laptops including the 15″ MacBook Pro, 11″ and 13″ MacBook Air and the iPad 2. The Cadet is designed to carry your laptop or iPad, a few files or magazines, power supplies, pens, notebooks, and other small accessories. The Cadet is also a checkpoint friendly laptop bag.

The Cadet (http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/700/TB0740) is available is two sizes: 15/13 and 11/iPad. Both sizes feature a removable protective laptop sleeve (called the Cadet Cache) in sizes designed specifically to fit Apple laptops and the iPad: the 15/13 size fits both the 15″ and 13″ MacBook Pro, the 13″ MacBook, and the 13″ MacBook Air, while the 11/iPad size fits the 11″ MacBook Air and the iPad/iPad 2. In addition to a laptop, the Cadet can also fit an iPad or iPad 2 with or without a protective case or sleeve.

The Cadet is designed to carry your laptop or iPad, a few files or magazines, power supplies, pens, notebooks, and other small accessories.

The Cadet is a checkpoint friendly laptop bag: using two clips, the bottom edge of the Cadet Cache attaches to two vertical pieces of webbing sewn into the Cadet. When passing through a TSA checkpoint, one can slide their laptop/iPad (still in its protective Cadet Cache) out of the Cadet for X-ray inspection; the laptop remains protected and attached to the Cadet.

Features:

* Ultrasuede(R) lined iPhone pocket

* Exterior of 1050d U.S. ballistic nylon

* Interior lining of ultralight Japanese Dyneema/nylon

* YKK splash-proof Uretek zippers

* Three exterior access compartments, six interior organizer pockets, and one exterior open-top pocket

* Lifetime Guarantee

* Made in the TOM BIHN factory in Seattle, Washington, USA

The Cadet is $170 and includes the Cadet Cache protective laptop sleeve and Standard Shoulder Strap. It is available for pre-order in colors Black/Steel, Black/Iberian, Steel/Solar, Forest/Steel, Navy/Solar, and Cardinal/Steel and ships by mid-to-late November.

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