WaterField Designs Muzetto Outback and SleeveCase for Microsoft Surface Pro (review)

WaterField Designs Muzetto Outback and SleeveCase for Microsoft Surface Pro (review)

Summary: For the last couple of weeks, I have been using the Muzetto Outback vertical messenger bag to carry a much lighter load during my daily commute and am loving the experience.

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  • Flame accent color

    The outside waxed canvas feels rugged and I understand it softens up and gains character over the years. You can choose from one of six accent colors, including green, flame, copper, pine, pearl, and black. I am a fan of the color orange so I chose to check out the flame-colored bag.

  • Accent colors on two main panels

    There is an outside pocket behind the flap, a main opening under the flap that also includes a zippered closure pocket, and a smaller outer pocket that has a smaller compartment at the top. Thus, you have one pocket accessible with the top flap closed. This flap piece does not secure, it just rests against the other highlighted material on the outside of the pocket.

  • Inside pockets and compartments

    There are five available sizes with five different prices. As stated by the WaterField Designs folks, these are the sizes and possible usage scenarios:

    The Personal ($149) for your basics — wallet, phone, camera, and iPad in a minimalist case like the Suede Jacket or Slip Case. The 10" Portable ($159) for larger devices — tablets, e-readers and netbooks, including the iPad inside a WaterField iPad Smart Case or Ultimate SleeveCase. The 11" Laptop Muzetto ($169) is your 11" MacBook Air's best friend. The 13" ($179) and 15" ($189) Laptop sizes fit your Mac laptop inside a Vertical WaterField Designs SleeveCase (not included) plus accessories.

    I was sent the 11 inch model to check out with the intent to carry my Surface Pro and some other gear. I spent the last couple of weeks carrying the Surface Pro (or Chromebook Pixel), three phones, my wallet, USB cable, small Moleskine, pen, aspirin, and some papers.

Topics: Mobility, Reviews, Microsoft Surface

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  • I can just see Matt on the Cat Walk now. Oh, the horror, the horror.

    Are you trying to out style Mr. Kendrick?
    kenosha77a
  • question on surface pro sleeve

    Matt..Is there room in the surface pro sleeve to carry the charger?
    robertnd2