Sime hasn't posted here for a while about TT bags. Don't think he liked me posting about the raincover on the Retro bags.
But I wanted to let other potential buyers know that I found it so hard to put it on with bad weather pending. Then it didn't rain for a while (Atlantic storm--it looked just a little ways away.) I lost so many photos walking in to town from our hotel. And the Retro 10 is a heavy bag; I was only carrying my dslr with an 18-200 lens mounted. So I left the bag behind the next day, and slung the camera over my shoulder. My goretex shell coat saved my camera when I fell the next day, doing the same walk. Saved my camera, but I really didn't like having a bag unless I could shoot out of until a storm broke, and provide some protection for my gear. (Felt really old! I'm now 65...don't need reminders.) That's why I bought the billingham Digital. Such a sweet little bag!
I would like a larger Billingham, And I should just take the grip off my camera and get a Hadley Pro. Great shooter's bag! (Howard has been telling me that for a while, and I appreciate it. Howard, I have no pension and have Freedom 85--I'll be working until then, unless I win the lottery! )
When I looked at the Pro Messenger, I couldn't figure out how I would carry my iPad if I bought the smallest bag the rest of my gear would fit in...and I didn't want to shell out what it would cost to buy larger. Beautiful bag. I like it better than the TTRetro PS I had.