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01-01-2022, 02:05 PM   #1
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a strap to free up my thumb?

I’d like to have a strap that would free up my thumb from gripping my GRlll so it can tap my screen to “AF Point+Focus +Shoot”. Id like to use that function single handed. It would need to attach to both top and bottom strap eyelets and wrap around my hand similar to the “JJC camera hand grip strap” that is designed for larger cameras. But of course it would have to be more streamlined and compact for the GRlll. I haven’t been able to find such an accessory in the US.

01-01-2022, 02:47 PM   #3
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Take a look at peak design. I personally love their system. I use the clutch and the capture clip regularly
01-01-2022, 04:53 PM   #4
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i have peak design wrist strap , and it's great

01-01-2022, 09:31 PM   #5
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Another vote for the Peak design camera strap, the basic strap comes with two anchors which I find are difficult to put on a camera strap lugs - but they are very secure and difficult to accidentally remove.
01-02-2022, 02:56 AM   #6
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best solution I found: Peak design camera strap and clutch together, combined with Peak design clip and ThinkTank camera clip adapter on a belt. This combination is genious to carry heavy stuff and having fast and secure access and grip.
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There was a recent thread where the poster complained about attaching a Peak Design anchor to the lug of a GRII (I think it was), as the lug was too small. Is it larger on the GRIII?

Anyway, weight is not an issue, so the camera clip adapter is overkill.

01-02-2022, 11:27 PM   #8
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I have a strap bought from a UK company that makes a strap for the GR3. Good quality and one of the few neck straps that work well with my GR2.

595strapco.com
01-03-2022, 01:17 AM   #9
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QuoteOriginally posted by Paul the Sunman Quote
There was a recent thread where the poster complained about attaching a Peak Design anchor to the lug of a GRII (I think it was), as the lug was too small. Is it larger on the GRIII?

Anyway, weight is not an issue, so the camera clip adapter is overkill.
yes, you are right. My solution is thought vor DSLR. for a GR the Clutch with the small anchor mount is enough. The Peak Design Clutch is very compfortable and sure.
https://www.peakdesign.com/collections/straps/products/anchor-mount
https://www.peakdesign.com/collections/straps/products/clutch
02-28-2022, 06:51 PM   #10
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Homemade Finger Loop

My quest for a small, simple, reliable GR grip has led me to experimentation with "finger loops". After a couple of not so useful designs like this one



I tried this approach



and it was almost good but the finger loop/ring did not rotate enough to be comfortable; the good part was that the GR was almost "glued" to my hand.

So today I made this "proof of concept" and I kind of like it. Good grip/control and access to buttons. Now I just need to figure out how to make it out of pretty leather and make it easily attachable and removable.



Would appreciate any constructive advice.
04-19-2022, 06:08 PM   #11
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Zip tie finger strap

Sorry for the late reply.
I started using zip ties as a finger strap and I’m very pleased with how it’s working out. I don’t have to fumble around with limp straps, I can just slide my finger in. I can easily use my thumb to manipulate controls or tap the screen for a quick snap.

I don’t have the picture, but if you go to my forum entry on DPReview, you’ll see what I have settled on:

Re: Ricoh GS-2 Wrist Strap: Ricoh Talk Forum: Digital Photography Review

I use a narrow tie to go through the lug and a larger tie through the small tie for my finger. This setup lets me pop the strap on the GC9 case, slip my finger in and pull the camera out without looking. Other posters’ ideas are in the linked thread as well. As usual, YMMV.

Last edited by dave729; 04-19-2022 at 06:41 PM. Reason: Acknowledge posting delay
01-06-2024, 10:55 PM   #12
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After a few more attempts to build a finger loop I settled on this solution. It feels like the camera is glued to my hand with just enough flex and it slides up and down, so it's super comfy.

The only thing left is finding a more elegant way to connect/tie-off the paracord ends, which so far has eluded me.

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