New Loot: The Filson 257

As I mentioned, the Filson 257 was a Christmas gift from Mrs. Red Clay Soul. After putting it to use, I can say I am very impressed. I’m looking forward to putting some miles on it.

Highly recommended. This will be added as soon as it becomes available from J. Press (est. March ’11):

trip - January 6, 2011 - 1:06 PM

Ha, very nice. I really like that luggage tag too.

j.mosby - January 6, 2011 - 3:44 PM

You dawg! I'm jealous!

Main Line Sportsman - January 6, 2011 - 6:35 PM

It will outlast you and your son will be hauling stuff around in it when he is your age!

JOA - January 9, 2011 - 12:21 PM

Looks good. I'm loving my new 258 as well.

Brandon Mason - January 28, 2011 - 8:19 PM

Do you find the 257 being just the right size for your everyday use? I cant decide between the 257 and 258…

JRS - January 29, 2011 - 3:06 PM

@Brandon – I think the 257 is perfect. A friend of mine at work has the 258, and it is big. He does a lot of traveling, so it meets his needs, but IMHO, too big for everyday use.

Chicago SEO Specialist - July 1, 2012 - 12:12 AM

Nice 257!! I’m also looking to buy a Filson 257 for every day use to work. I need something that can fit my 15′ laptop in it, so I have to pass 256 and size up to the 257. Great photos!

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