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Is there anyone using this strap here in OCN? if so how safe is it to just leave your DSLR hanging with the BlackRapid RS-7? I'm about to purchase this strap to replace the neck strap that came with my camera.

Is there another neck/shoulder strap that even better or more reliable than the rs7 for no more than $99.99 CAD?
Edited by DorkSterr - 5/21/11 at 10:42am
     
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I'm not sure about "More reliable", but my Crumpler Industry Disgrace still treats me well. It's big enough to allow a 6'0 guy like me to sling my camera over my shoulder and across my chest while walking, and is a far sight more comfortable than the stock Canon strap.
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Is there anyone using this strap here in OCN? if so how safe is it to just leave your DSLR hanging with the BlackRapid RS-7? I'm about to purchase this strap to replace the neck strap that came with my camera.

Is there another neck/shoulder strap that even better or more reliable than the rs7 for no more than $99.99 CAD?
http://www.etsy.com/listing/62829603...era-strap-wide

http://www.etsy.com/listing/58413651...brown-neck-pad
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+1 for the Crumpler Industry Disgrace.
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+2 for crumpler industry disgrace. comfortable strap and yes it can sling across a 6' wide shouldered guy xD it would good for me
 
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post #6 of 15
I have and use the RS-7 strap to hold my Nikon D300 with my Sigma 70-200 2.8 and SB-600 flash attached. I let it hang and it feels very sturdy. Just make sure you use the rubber washer that they give you and wet it before you tighten down the clip. It also has a bunch of pockets on the strap where I keep a cleaning cloth, memory card reader and extra batteries for my flash. I highly recommend the RS-7.
post #7 of 15
Buy an RS-7. It'll hold a 1DIII + 400 2.8 no problem (although thats very uncomfortable).
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Buy an RS-7. It'll hold a 1DIII + 400 2.8 no problem (although thats very uncomfortable).
Lol yeah that is a lot of weight around your neck.
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Lol yeah that is a lot of weight on your shoulder.
Fixed.
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Fixed.
Lol whoops.
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