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05-18-2011, 05:21 PM   #1
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Shoulder bag recommendations for MF kit

Greetings all.

I'm looking for a good sturdy waterproof shoulder bag for either my Pentax 6x7 with 45, 75, 105 & 200mm + extension tubes, some film & a couple of filters.
My other MF kit which consists of a Pentax 645N with 45, 55, 75 & 120mm lenses +extension tubes, 2-3 film inserts & a couple of filters.

Thank you for your time.


05-20-2011, 01:52 PM   #2
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Stop! Stop with all these replies!!!

I'll get a backpack instead.

05-20-2011, 02:15 PM   #3
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I just got a ThinkTank slingbag and it's nice, but it is for K-5 and stuff.

There is a thread for bags somewhere else. Assecories.
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I have a National Geographic canvas shoulder bag and it carries 6x7, 3 lenses and accessories which includes multiple color filter sets for different diameters plus lens hoods. But its not water proof. For that I use a backpack camera bag. You'd need a big bag for the requirements you listed. Stacked extension tubes are just like another tall lens as far as space goes.

05-20-2011, 04:37 PM   #5
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I always liked using Mountainsmith lumbar packs (Tour and Daypack) and using padded inserts. I can use it like a shoulder bag, but I can also swing it around to my back and attach it with the waist belt, keeping it out of the way as well as to carry the weight better.

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