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  1. Hi Ben,
    Thanks for all your great gear reviews! I’m looking at the MindShift Gear BackLight 26L Backpack and wondering if you think I could fit a fiesol 3442 inside (18.9”)?

    The fiesol is about 1cm longer than the Davis & Sanford TR654C-36 (18.5”) that I believe you were using in your review.

    Based on the numbers, it looks like the tripod should fit, but I was just hoping to confirm before buying.

    I put the two links below. Thanks so much for any info you can provide.



    • David,
      Thanks for the kind words! Obviously I haven’t used that feisol so I can’t say for sure. From my review on the backlight with the other options I had on hand I think it would be very tight but will probably fit. “Fit” will come down to how much you want to work to get it in and out of the bag each time. The longer two options of the 4 I was using were 18.25″ and they needed help to get into the bag. The shorter options dropped right into that slot if that makes sense. Being that 1/2″ longer will make it take even more effort to slide it into the bag… Personally (without trying) I might guess that that could be a PITA long term but again it’ll come down to how you feel about the effort required and the extra time that will take. It’ll be tight/snug. Maybe you can buy the parts somewhere with a good return policy?
      Good Luck, and I’d love to know how it works out!

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