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Packing your bag with the Bucket in mind

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I need some input. I have the Wilson 36" Bag and need to pack it differently to make everything fit. That being said I am having some logistical issues with making everything fit.

Here is what I used to do when I used the Champro Pro Plus - Uniforms in the bottom, jackets, undergarments, hats, belts. Leg Guards, mask, ballbags, accessory bag (have since went to a tackle box), and CP over the top of all that. Shoes in one end of the top, and cleaning supplies and towels in the other. 

Now since I have moved to the Unequal Force3 CP V1, All-Star 2510m Helmet. These are much bulkier. I have taken out all my Navy and put it in a separate bag. I have 4 pairs of pants in the top middle compartment, 4 short sleeve, one long sleeve, socks, undergarments, Plate shoes in one end, base in the other with the cleaning supplies. 

Thoughts?

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Personally I don't put uniforms in my gear bag. I have the Champro 36" bag. Shin guards, CP, All-star MVP2500 HSM in the bottom. Maybe another mask down there. Then I put my plate shoes in the shoe compartment on top. The middle slot on top will either have another mask or two or extra shoes. I put all my indicators, ball bags, lineup holders and plate brushes in the various velcro/mesh pockets that are part of that top flap. If travelling, like I did to the Jason's clinic in Springfield, I'll put my mask and base shoes in the bottom with my CP and shin guards, then put shirts, pants, cup, etc in that top middle compartment. 

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4 hours ago, Stk004 said:

Personally I don't put uniforms in my gear bag. I have the Champro 36" bag. Shin guards, CP, All-star MVP2500 HSM in the bottom. Maybe another mask down there. Then I put my plate shoes in the shoe compartment on top. The middle slot on top will either have another mask or two or extra shoes. I put all my indicators, ball bags, lineup holders and plate brushes in the various velcro/mesh pockets that are part of that top flap. If travelling, like I did to the Jason's clinic in Springfield, I'll put my mask and base shoes in the bottom with my CP and shin guards, then put shirts, pants, cup, etc in that top middle compartment. 

That's exactly what I did when I went to Cooperstown 

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Personally I don't put uniforms in my gear bag. I have the Champro 36" bag. Shin guards, CP, All-star MVP2500 HSM in the bottom. Maybe another mask down there. Then I put my plate shoes in the shoe compartment on top. The middle slot on top will either have another mask or two or extra shoes. I put all my indicators, ball bags, lineup holders and plate brushes in the various velcro/mesh pockets that are part of that top flap. If travelling, like I did to the Jason's clinic in Springfield, I'll put my mask and base shoes in the bottom with my CP and shin guards, then put shirts, pants, cup, etc in that top middle compartment. 



Can you put a picture of the gear packed with the HSM?


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So for my MILB season i have that bag. One side has my base shoes and polish, the midlle is my WV gold and a traditional mask and throat guards, the other sise is my wilson shock helmet. The bottom is my belts, shinguards,  accessories, plate shoes and a foam roller. 

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I use the Wilson bag, and I'm struggling to find the best arrangement as well, but I'm managing. Though I'll be honest, if I used a HSM, I wouldn't have a clue. 

I DO NOT put uniforms (except jackets) in my gear bag. I keep my mask on top, away from the dirt from shins and shoes. ONLY shins and CP go in the bottom. I think I can do better. 

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I have the Pro Nine 36" bag. I have a plastic container that fits nicely in the bottom with has "soft" goods in it, keeps 'em clean and organized. Plate shoes fit right next to it and they are in a shoe bag. Top section on the end where shoes I guess are supposed to go I have hats and belt. Then I have the large compartment for my All Star System 7 CP, Wilson SG, Mask and a small portion sectioned off by a divider for base shoes and cups. Brushes, lineup holder, sunglasses, etc all go in the top flap in pockets. I have all my cleaning supplies in a Finnerty Bucket for easy use and I have a bucket cover w/backpack type straps on it to carry....

 

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5 minutes ago, NWA_UMP said:

I have the Pro Nine 36" bag. I have a plastic container that fits nicely in the bottom with has "soft" goods in it, keeps 'em clean and organized. Plate shoes fit right next to it and they are in a shoe bag. Top section on the end where shoes I guess are supposed to go I have hats and belt. Then I have the large compartment for my All Star System 7 CP, Wilson SG, Mask and a small portion sectioned off by a divider for base shoes and cups. Brushes, lineup holder, sunglasses, etc all go in the top flap in pockets. I have all my cleaning supplies in a Finnerty Bucket for easy use and I have a bucket cover w/backpack type straps on it to carry....

 

Take a picture and share the wealth man!

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My system probably won't work for you as I don't use a bucket...Diamond frame w/Team Wendy's installed and a 6" throat guard 

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My system probably won't work for you as I don't use a bucket...Diamond frame w/Team Wendy's installed and a 6" throat guard 


I understand, but it's still nice to see how it's being done !


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