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Dylan777

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Re: About to drop some $$$ again...lol
« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2013, 09:30:54 AM »
well, this got mostly settled...

bag wise, going lowepro pro roller x300.

lenses -

just sprung for the used 100 macro 2.8 (the non L).. read so many reviews that said don't even try to use it handheld, but, hell, lets see how it goes...I can give it a good test as a second shooter this weekend.

As for the 24 1.4...renting one for 8 days...from the 17th-25th.  8 days, 1 wedding, and a vermont trip...that should tell me what i need to know about that lens.

Great selection on x300 Chuck Alaimo ;)

I'm extremly happy with "Lowepro Pro Roller x200 Case". As you can see my signature, it fits all my current gear and much more... I travel quite often, therefore, I picked x200 as a carry on bag. I put all my electronic devices in this bag when I travel - phones, laptop, cameras + lenses etc... and carry with me on the plane.

I love the Lock and Go System . Zippers are huge. The bag is really solid and looks great. 

 http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/611107-REG/Lowepro_LP36033_PWW_Pro_Roller_x200_Case.html



 
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Re: About to drop some $$$ again...lol
« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2013, 09:30:54 AM »

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Re: About to drop some $$$ again...lol
« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2013, 09:39:09 AM »
well, this got mostly settled...

bag wise, going lowepro pro roller x300.

lenses -

just sprung for the used 100 macro 2.8 (the non L).. read so many reviews that said don't even try to use it handheld, but, hell, lets see how it goes...I can give it a good test as a second shooter this weekend.

As for the 24 1.4...renting one for 8 days...from the 17th-25th.  8 days, 1 wedding, and a vermont trip...that should tell me what i need to know about that lens.

Great selection on x300 Chuck Alaimo ;)

I'm extremly happy with "Lowepro Pro Roller x200 Case". As you can see my signature, it fits all my current gear and much more... I travel quite often, therefore, I picked x200 as a carry on bag. I put all my electronic devices in this bag when I travel - phones, laptop, cameras + lenses etc... and carry with me on the plane.

I love the Lock and Go System . Zippers are huge. The bag is really solid and looks great. 

 http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/611107-REG/Lowepro_LP36033_PWW_Pro_Roller_x200_Case.html


Dylan,
You never have a problem with the airlines? The bag itself - empty - weight 13.1 lbs (5.94kg). And the exterior dimension being 24,2" (61,5cm)
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Re: About to drop some $$$ again...lol
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2013, 10:25:38 AM »
well, this got mostly settled...

bag wise, going lowepro pro roller x300.

lenses -

just sprung for the used 100 macro 2.8 (the non L).. read so many reviews that said don't even try to use it handheld, but, hell, lets see how it goes...I can give it a good test as a second shooter this weekend.

As for the 24 1.4...renting one for 8 days...from the 17th-25th.  8 days, 1 wedding, and a vermont trip...that should tell me what i need to know about that lens.

Great selection on x300 Chuck Alaimo ;)

I'm extremly happy with "Lowepro Pro Roller x200 Case". As you can see my signature, it fits all my current gear and much more... I travel quite often, therefore, I picked x200 as a carry on bag. I put all my electronic devices in this bag when I travel - phones, laptop, cameras + lenses etc... and carry with me on the plane.

I love the Lock and Go System . Zippers are huge. The bag is really solid and looks great. 

 http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/611107-REG/Lowepro_LP36033_PWW_Pro_Roller_x200_Case.html


Dylan,
You never have a problem with the airlines? The bag itself - empty - weight 13.1 lbs (5.94kg). And the exterior dimension being 24,2" (61,5cm)
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I fly with Cathay from LAX to HongKong quite often. The x200 bag fits just fine, zero problem as carry on. I do check-in my clothing lug though ;D

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Re: About to drop some $$$ again...lol
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2013, 11:32:34 AM »
I would not be able to manage with that bag flying KLM. Allowing only 12kg. The lowpro is already almost 6 kg. So I won't be able to take the gear I want to take.  :(
Would be great if they would make the same roller but only max. 2 kg (empty)

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Re: About to drop some $$$ again...lol
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2013, 01:17:43 PM »
Ty...and yeah, so far the bag kicks butt.  Got to put it to the test at a wedding and at an engagement shoot.  Even on moist grass it rolled just fine.  It really made the day go smoother, and working out of it was a joy.

I am aware that if i get to a point where I am flying, yeah, this bag may be too large.  But - for now i am doing zero flying, so, I'll cross that bridge when i get to it.

Also - I did end up going with the 100mm 2.8  (not the L one) - so far so good with that purchase too.
« Last Edit: September 16, 2013, 01:20:42 PM by Chuck Alaimo »
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Re: About to drop some $$$ again...lol
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2013, 01:17:43 PM »