Trapper Keeper Review

The Trapper Keeper has been a hot topic over the past few weeks (here and here). I even found the picture of my Trapper Keeper from my first write-up of it on some other blog. This caused me to realize that I have never done a video review of the Trapper Keeper. So I made one. I forgot some stuff (the Five Star line), but it is serviceable.

Doug

Doug is a child of the 80s who was raised in Ohio and is now living the life of oblivion in the bay area of California.

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4 thoughts on “Trapper Keeper Review

  1. Atari Adventure Square says:

    Great vid, Doug.
    I had a similar, generic brand, functional folder and I remember that clip on the back making me feel more prepared for schoolwork, somehow.
    The idea of a separate writing pad and the idea of different courses brought home the notion of a dedicated school teen.

    But once classes started, it didn’t take long for that area to become my doodle zone.
    Simply perfect for it.

  2. Vinvectrex says:

    Excellent video, Doug. My Trapper Keeper had the original metal snap closure. When it finally came time to replace it, I got the newer velcro version. The snap was better for heavy duty users like me. Over time, the velcro backing peeled off due to the Trapper Keeper being overstuffed. I also loved the very cool blue lever to release the three ring binder. Much cooler than normal binders.

  3. Matt Stilwell says:

    How are the “joints” of the flap and the joints of the trapper keeper it’s self still in one piece ? When I was a kid, everyone’s TrapperKeeper kept falling apart.

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