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03-19-2008, 01:07 PM   #16
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depends on who is wearing it, lol
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When I first handled it I thought was just another gimmicky add-on I was supposed to trick people into buying. However, after hiking a slot canyon I can see where it would come in handy. the front cap and hood of my lens really got dinged up, and I could see where this would help protect the camera from scratches and take a little of the imapct of the camera up against the canyon wall, heaven forbid that actually happening.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ftpaddict Quote
You can buy a new camera and a lens if you break a set, but no money in the world will fashion you a new spine.
well there is no disputing that!
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QuoteOriginally posted by clawhamemr Quote
When I first handled it I thought was just another gimmicky add-on I was supposed to trick people into buying. However, after hiking a slot canyon I can see where it would come in handy. the front cap and hood of my lens really got dinged up, and I could see where this would help protect the camera from scratches and take a little of the imapct of the camera up against the canyon wall, heaven forbid that actually happening.
The one photographer I've ever come across actually using the stuff was a climbing photog, so I think Clawhammer has the right idea about what the armor might be good for.

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Camera Armor | Camera Armor - for Pentax K10D | CA-1127-BLK
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Thanks for posting a link to it
I have one, got it off ebay for $40.00 I just can't figure out how to keep it from picing up lint and attracting dog hair. I can't really use it until I can figure this out.
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I bought this last week, and it arrived on Monday. I am using it on my Samsung GX-10. It fits quite well considering that its actually for K10D, there is a slight shape difference in the GX-10 at the thumbrest. This results in it slightly impeding the sd card door, but being rubber its easy enough to stretch out of the way. Camera feels comfortable to hold, and all the other controls remain quite accessible except for the on off switch which remains relatively easily accessible. I am planning to leave the armour permanently on all the time, though I have yet to drop a camera or anything for a long time now, I usually catch the thing before it hits the floor.

The LCD protector is quite clear and fits quite well.

The lens armour is no more than a collapsible rubber hood. It didn't seem to offer any protection, as the rubber is quite flexible, if the camera falls on the lens protector, the protector is just going to collapse and the front element will hit. I thought using the plastic hood that comes with most lenses would offer better protection.

So with the armour and weather sealing, I now have a carry anywhere dslr.

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Thanks for the link

Love that the illustration is a Canon
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i feel there's no point, unless you have something against wearing a neck strap.
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i feel there's no point, unless you have something against wearing a neck strap.
If you're doing something you are likely to loose your footing doing, its worth it even if a neck strap is worn.

BTW, the armour makes Remote Control F difficult to use.
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Yes it is protectted from minor bumps, the additional benefits that I found was the camera is more grippable (non-slip). BUT it is a dust magnet and I do not have pets due to allergies.
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