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Nice overall; not sure what's up with the inner liner zippers...
By Long-Suffering Technology Consumer
In preparation for an Amtrak trip to New York City, we took an inventory of our luggage. We found a motley collection of old, mismatched and unplanned purchases that just wouldn't do for the Big Apple (when we would not have the the luxury of hiding our bags in the trunk of a car or luggage compartment of a plane). These bags would be part of our overall look from the minute we hit the train station. While we are not fancy folks, neither did we want to look middle-schoolers arriving for a sleepover camp as we schlepped these down Broadway.
A trip to a local big box store yielded this bag which included this particular store's usual "you just saved $500" discount over ticketed prices, along with another 30% from an at-register drawing. So we certainly scored it an an attractive price.
Overall, there's a lot to like about this bag:
-4x fully articulated wheels (hence the "spinner") name; even full loaded, you can count on one hand operation.
-Lightweight (just over 8 pounds).
-Collapsible pull handle and rubberized plus top and side carry handle; the carry handles appear very well secured to the polycarbonate shell.
-Integrated TSA lock (neutral for me: I don't lock my luggage; why lock what can be carried off ?)
-Two interior liner sections allow you segregate your fresh and not so-so-fresh items on the return trip.
So why four stars instead of five?
This comes down to the design choice for the zippers of the interior liner sections. The zipper slider bodies do not include pull tabs. I was ready to return the bag until I examined the others we bought at the same time. This was not a flaw, but a conscious design choice that I simply don't understand, as it really adds avoidable challenge to opening and securing the liner compartment. And since this has my attention, the entire zipper assembly for these compartments does not appear particularly heavy duty, and I'm already anticipating they will be first casualty of repeated use.
It's gonna hold your stuff just fine, but this seems like an avoidable shortcoming to a piece of luggage that is otherwise ready to roll.