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Core Laptop Briefcase

A sleek yet sizable briefcase for workday essentials.

Core Laptop Briefcase Front
Selected Color Black - Nylon
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colors

  • Black - Nylon
  • Carbon Full-Cycle Twill - Recycled Polyester Twill

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Starting at $99.00 $99.00 $99.00
Style # 797-4-2001
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  • tsa
  • laptop
  • weatherproof
  • warranty

Features

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What are the features?

Organization

Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff

Rear slip pocket for easy access to docs, folders or magazines

Fit

Coordinating Strap Pad included

Padded top grab handle for briefcase carry

Removable shoulder strap enables you to wear it like messenger or briefcase

TSA-friendly laptop access; grab your laptop without taking off your bag

Clever Extras

Luggage pass through for attaching to your wheelie companion

Vista loop for attaching blinky bike lights

Weather tight front flap keeps iPad, gadgets, and accessories secure and dry

Materials

Anodized aluminum hardware for sophisticated look and quiet entry and exit

Weatherproof boot for unexpected puddles

Origin

Imported

Laptop/Tablet

Laptop compartment fits up to 15" MacBook Pro as well as an iPad in a separate pocket

What's this all about?

Smaller and more structured than a classic messenger, more relaxed than a standard issue briefcase, the Core works with denim and a blazer and dress shoes if you must. The Core's sleek exterior disguises its big functionality; a weather-tight flap and fuzzy liner keep your tablet and laptop safe and multiple internal organizer pockets keep you on point. A removable shoulder strap and luggage attachment strap lighten a heavy load but you may choose to go old school and carry the Core by its grab handle.

Dimensions

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External Dimensions

Size Width Height Depth Weight Volume
in cm in cm in cm lb kg cu in L
M 16.1 41.0 12.2 31.0 3.9 10.0 2.0 0.9 610 10.0

Will Your Laptop Fit?

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How to Calculate True Dimensions

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  • 2 - Measure your True Height: true height = Height + Depth
  • 3 - Compare your numbers to our numbers and voila! Your laptop has found a new home
Size Width True Width Height True Height Depth
  in cm in cm in cm
M 15.4 39.0 11.8 30.0 2.4 6.0 No. Your device will not fit.

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Lifetime Warranty

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Warranty Repair

Timbuk2 products have a lifetime warranty; we stand behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products. But we also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life. If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship of your Timbuk2 product (gasp!), you can file a claim by completing Timbuk2's warranty repair claim . If your product meets Timbuk2's warranty policy, we will repair your bag. If your Timbuk2 product is damaged during normal or abnormal adventure, you will not qualify for a warranty replacement, but you will have epic stories to tell your friends. See if you qualify for a Timbuk2 warranty repair claim here and say hello to your Timbuk2 product for us.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Core Laptop Briefcase
 
4.0

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (5)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Well built / quality (4)
  • Adequate capacity (3)
  • Well organized inside (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Classic dresser (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Business (5)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (4)

      Reviewed by 5 customers

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      3.0

      Bare minimum bag

      By Doug

      From Moscow, D

      About Me: Casual Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Lightweight
      • Nice Size For Business

      Cons

      • Flimsy Construction
      • No Zippered Area
      • Poor Internal Layout
      • Too Large Area Comp Area

      Best Uses

      • Business Traveling

      Comments about Core Laptop Briefcase:

      Not overly impressed with this bag. Lightweight, and good for business travel, but not the most hardy feeling bag. Computer area was large; no straps to compress my 13" macbook. Feels flimsy and cheap. the front latch never holds. I think they're discontinuing the bag - smart choice.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Great Bag

      By JH

      From Washington, DC

      About Me: Classic Dresser

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adequate Capacity
      • Attractive Design
      • Great Size For Work
      • Quality Construction
      • Well Organized Inside

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Commuting
        • Staying Organized

        Comments about Core Laptop Briefcase:

        This bag is a great size and style for work. It's a nice blend of nicer/more structured than a typical messanger bag, but not as formal as a briefcase. I commute on the Metro in DC and this bag holds my food, ipod, books, work documents, etc. perfectly.

        The only addition I think would make the bag better would be a clear business card sized pocket. Possibly on the inside of the black flap. It would be nice to have some ID on the bag incase I left it somewhere.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Love it!

        By Pizza Guy

        From Jackson, WY

        About Me: Casual Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Construction
        • Well Organized Inside

        Cons

        • Poor Internal Layout

        Best Uses

        • Home Office On The Move

        Comments about Core Laptop Briefcase:

        My 15+ year old Eagle Creek briefcase was falling apart and with my laptop a quarter of the size of the one I originally bought the old briefcase for, it was time to upgrade. I was a little dubious about getting all of my stuff to fit in this case, but I found a place for nearly everything and it works great. I love being able to pick it up by the handle without having to close and buckle a flap (that was the deal with my old bc). My only complaint is that the outside pockets with the flap are a little tight to get my hand in and it's hard to see stuff in there. (That's the reason behind 4 stars instead of 5 and my "poor internal layout" comment. All other internal organization is adequate.) But the size and the organization for everything else makes it worth it.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great Briefcase

        By VT Prof

        From Burlington, VT

        About Me: Classic Dresser

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adequate Capacity
        • Attractive Design
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Construction
        • Well Organized Inside

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Core Laptop Briefcase:

            Lots of room for papers and books in main compartment; convenient separate slot for computer. Doesn't look bulgy even when full. Really like the tweedy grey/black combo.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Great Product.. Not for me..

            By AVIK

            From Texas

            About Me: Classic Dresser

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adequate Capacity
            • Attractive Design
            • Lightweight
            • Quality Construction
            • Secure Design

            Cons

            • Not Enough Organizational

            Best Uses

            • Staying Organized

            Comments about Core Laptop Briefcase:

            Great Product.. as all in General from Timbuk2
            I would have loved to see the Classic organizer inside.. I miss it already, since I know it's not available in the new messengers..

            • Primary use:
            • Business

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