I love 'em.
Me, too. Especially yellow ones. Obviously.
Except for the im2500, I don't really use them for travel. But in a house with two toddlers, the protection during storage gives me some piece of mind (especially since they changed their former gaurantee statement to be proper and boring - the old one specifically excluded damage caused by shark bite, bear attack, and children under five - and no, I'm not kidding, it was on their website!).
That's great advice... my daughter is 4 and wants to play with Daddy's camera whenever she can get her hands on it! Nice advice on putting the backpack into the pelican for travel... I will definitely be following your lead on that one, thanks. I have a number of bags and most are Kata... very good quality although I don't think anyone else mentioned them.