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Mobile Kit. (Exploration Stage)

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Current Solution and Tools I use as a mobile kit.




Humble uninspiring breifcase, single handle with combination locks for security. The outer pocket just visible on the right end wall usually contains and High Vis jacket.




Top down view showing layout of contents.




Starting from the Top Left moving clockwise

  • Pencil Case
  • HP NW8440 Laptop (WUXGA 1920x1200 resolution screen, T2600, 4Gb ram, ATi FireGL V5200, 80Gb Intel 320 SSD, Dualboot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.10)
  • Expandable Document Roll (Hard plastic shell)
  • Telephoto Camera Lens case made from Neoprene to store Laptop Power cables (Black Blob)
  • 10in netbook Skin (shown below)
  • A5 Plain paper Note book.journal
  • Blue case (shown below)
  • 120Gb external HDD (Stores Music/audiobooks/Ebooks&PDF/Software
  • Silica Gel (keeps the case dry)
  • 10Ft tape measure
  • Digital Caliper
  • Quick brush tip Colour pens (nothing fancy, just quick colour)
  • Sprung Stainless steel ruler
  • Scientific calculator



10in Netbook sleeve perfect for the Wacom Bamboo



Small pencil case contents

  • 0.5 & 0.9 2H Mechanical refills
  • Swann-Morton #10a spare blade
  • Paint brush for cleaning/dusting
  • Swann-Morton Number 10 Scalpel
  • Mechanical Erasure
  • 0.5 Mechanical Pencil
  • 0.9 Mechanical Pencil
  • Bullet tipped Black Sharpie
  • Black Pilot V5 Hi-Tecpoint
  • Black Ballpoint
  • Red Ballpoint
  • Classic #2 Yellow Pencil



Blue case

  • USB to MicroUSB (connect phone to laptop)
  • Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse (Full size mouse for ergonomics)
  • 3dconnexion spacenavigator (not notebook edition again for ergonimics)



  • Big case with a flexible payload
  • Discrete
  • Fits within most carry on dimensions
  • Fully portable Design studio


  • Weight (fully loaded it hits 10kg easily)
  • Single Handle puts alot of strain on the shoulder
  • Security, combination locks are easily broken and no way to secure the case to anything easily.

More to come....

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