Timbuk2 Q 17″ Laptop Backpack Review

Let’s get the legalities out of the way first. I was sent this backpack to review. I did not pay for it. My review of this product is unbiased and not swayed by getting it for free.

Okay now that the legalities are of the way, let’s start. The Timbuk2 Q laptop bag (affiliate link) is great in a number of ways.

First, it holds my 17” behemoth of a laptop perfectly snug without the bulk that I’ve gotten with other bags that can hold a 17” laptop. It’s amazing how thin the pack stays even when it’s jammed full of gear.

Second, it’s TSA-ready, so that’s a plus for traveling.

Third, durability is top notch. I’ve stuffed it full of tons of gear all kinds of excursions and projects and the zippers not only hold, they zipper properly even when stuffed..

Fourth, though not very important, it comes with a bottle opener on the strap. I always say it’s the small things in life.

In addition to these four points there are some added benefits. The pack looks streamlined. It doesn’t look like it has tons of storage, but in fact it does. The sewing of the zippers are done is such a way to make them less noticeable.

On the whole, the bag is fantastic. It’s comfortable, adaptable and rugged.

I look forward to using this for a long time.

Price Range:
$69 to $100 depending on options

Rating:
Overall: 5/5
Design: 5/5
Accessibility: 5/5
Usability: 5/5


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