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View Poll Results: What do you do with your neck strap
Use strap around the neck 30047.85%
Use strap around the wrist 11818.82%
No strap you have a death grip from hell 507.97%
You rotate it neck, wrist, hell grip, what ever!!!!!!! 15925.36%
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02-03-2010, 02:20 PM   #166
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I normally carry more than one body, one normally has a strap (an old cotton webbing army general purpose strap) that is long enough to allow it to be worn in the same manner as say a messenger bag strap. the other usually has a wrist strap. I have several tripod mounted leather wrist straps from Gordy's so they are easily moved from one body to another. I dont care for the standard neck straps that come with cameras, nor do I care for using some overly engineered "system" ie: the black rapid stuff, but I wont handle a camera without some sort of protection from dropping it.

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02-10-2010, 04:16 PM   #167
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QuoteOriginally posted by jaitas Quote
I made a custom shoulder strap from a wide guitar strap (DiMarzio) attached to tripod socket so it's quick releaseable. So strap on - strap off is very easy for me. Also shoulderstrap is more comfortable to carry as camera doesn't bounce up and down on your chest

And I'm loving it!

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02-11-2010, 02:24 PM   #168
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The amount of times the strap has saved my ass is unreal, a down right neccessity
02-13-2010, 04:19 PM   #169
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If I don't have the strap around my neck, I hold the camera with the strap over my arm.

Idea is, if I let go of the camera, I should be able to save it by quickly lifting my arm.

Sorry about the clothes line and washing trolley. Makes my DL look like it's got antennas.

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02-13-2010, 07:42 PM   #170
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QuoteOriginally posted by chromo Quote
Sorry about the clothes line and washing trolley. Makes my DL look like it's got antennas.
LOL! Is that the DL GPS?
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Yep....Gotta get my photos back to Jupiter somehow !

And, a lot of years ago, a mate of mine left his Pentax in a taxi. Never saw it again.

I'd say a strap would have saved him the replacement costs.

Chromo.

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02-15-2010, 05:15 PM   #172
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Man, I've never used a strap. My favourite thing about Pentax cameras - all five I've owned - is how well they fit in the hand. Strap, schmap!
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