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Need help with a pack (sling)

 
flyfish1
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Apr 29, 2012 14:33 |  #1

I'm looking for a good sling pack that will hold a 5D mark II and a couple lenses. I was looking at the thinktank which looks well made but not sure it wouldn't bother my shoulder with the bag hanging to one side.

I was looking at the tamrac velocity and I like how it looks where it's placed on your back and can be moved to the front as needed. Any help would be great.


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AVService
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Apr 29, 2012 20:04 |  #2

I thought the whole nature of every Sling Bag was the one sided design?
I am fairly sure they all ride on the back and then get swung in front to access?


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Apr 29, 2012 22:36 |  #3

Have a look at the Caselogic SLRC-205, it may work for the lenses you have, I can easily fit a 200L with a 1.4TC and flash in the side pocket, and the main compartment takes the 5dm2 + the 24-105L, the wide strap design makes it more supportive than most slings.

http://www.youtube.com​/watch?v=uDYGF5QpAIUexternal link

using it with a BG-E6 grip is a tight squeeze but it still works with some bulges


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NeoTiger
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Apr 30, 2012 03:52 |  #4

The Incase DSLR Sling sits quite well on 1 shoulder, not unbalanced at all, quite comfortable.




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Apr 30, 2012 06:57 |  #5

NeoTiger wrote in post #14351761external link
The Incase DSLR Sling sits quite well on 1 shoulder, not unbalanced at all, quite comfortable.

+1 I love mine, I wish I had found it a lot sooner than I did.


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Apr 30, 2012 07:51 |  #6

I love my thinktank; it takes seconds to change to the other shoulder if necessary and its comfortable in either configuration - either at my back or swivelled to the side.


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Apr 30, 2012 18:47 |  #7

lannes wrote in post #14350901external link
Have a look at the Caselogic SLRC-205, it may work for the lenses you have, I can easily fit a 200L with a 1.4TC and flash in the side pocket, and the main compartment takes the 5dm2 + the 24-105L, the wide strap design makes it more supportive than most slings.

http://www.youtube.com​/watch?v=uDYGF5QpAIUexternal link

using it with a BG-E6 grip is a tight squeeze but it still works with some bulges

Wow the case logic looks like exactly what I'm looking for. Thank you for taking the time. The video was very helpful also.


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