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07-16-2012, 08:01 AM   #16
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The problem, for me, with the lugs on the K5 body, is that point contact is small & with a large lens, the weight of the body causes these to wear; notwithstanding this, the weight causes the camera to droop which is quite uncomfortable.

I tried the Blackrapid but found it unsuitable when wearing a backpac/rucksac & eventually settled on something that costs less than a fiver which uses the existing camera strap & tripod mount; it's the Strapmate available from 7dayshop.com - Online Store which helps to make carrying your equipment quicker to use and less of a strain.

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07-16-2012, 07:26 PM   #18
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The Ape Case neoprene strap is super comfy and cheap.
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Thanks for all the comments re straps

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I have been loving my Black Rapid RS7...although I will say that using it with a camelbak ( or any backpack) is awkward and uncomfortable most of the time.
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I am using the original strap that came with the K5, but I modified it a little.
I removed the red embroidered text (yes, I did it my self) because I have the habit of winding the strap around my wrist, and I found that the embroidery was to thick and to stiff to do this with any comfort.
Now it is an all black and anonymous strap
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QuoteOriginally posted by BlackRockBacon Quote
I have been loving my Black Rapid RS7...although I will say that using it with a camelbak ( or any backpack) is awkward and uncomfortable most of the time.
Is using a sling bag more relieving?
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QuoteOriginally posted by crewl1 Quote
+1 - I like the OpTech system but instead use an Envy strap section as it is slimmer and just as comfy.

The nice thing about Op/Tech is that you can customize the system to your liking as the parts are all interchangeable.

OP/TECH USA Utility Strap - Sling
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+1 I have this system. All parts interchangeable. Very reasonable price. wrist strap, shoulder strap, shoulder harness, clips for the front straps of a full size backpack. All easily interchangeable.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Bonobo Quote
i went with one of the cheaper versions: Op/Tech USA Utility Sling \.
+1 on the Op-Tech USA Strap Sling. Just got mines in last week and it takes a huge load of my neck.
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