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Re: Neck strap alternatives
« Reply #90 on: November 17, 2011, 07:25:19 AM »
here is the 1D RR bracket with FastenR-T1 installed sitting flat on a table and the 5d mk2
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Re: Neck strap alternatives
« Reply #91 on: November 17, 2011, 07:29:51 AM »
Here are the FastenR-T1 attached to each
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Re: Neck strap alternatives
« Reply #92 on: November 17, 2011, 07:40:57 AM »
needed to grind down the inner lip on the fastenR-T1 to make it fit
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Re: Neck strap alternatives
« Reply #93 on: November 17, 2011, 07:42:59 AM »
Here are some shots with the T1 out of the 1D bracket and the T1 in the 5D2 bracket with the circlip retainer in place
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Re: Neck strap alternatives
« Reply #94 on: November 17, 2011, 07:44:46 AM »
and finally here is the genuine Black rapid carabina after a year of hard use and the ebay copy after a year of even harder use
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Re: Neck strap alternatives
« Reply #95 on: November 17, 2011, 07:46:55 AM »
So there you go there are my modified RR brackets please be clear that RR were extremely explicit that i should not make these modifications to my brackets but i'm more than happy with the results.
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Re: Neck strap alternatives
« Reply #96 on: November 17, 2011, 09:26:43 AM »
Thanks for sharing - the mods make perfect sense!
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Re: Neck strap alternatives
« Reply #97 on: November 18, 2011, 03:34:44 PM »
I use a peak design capture for my 7D body + 28-70L on my hip when my 1DmIII+50mill hangs around my neck for concerts. I also used it for some extended backpacking trips on the backpack strap, and guess what; I love it! Now I am thinking to change my 1D mIII body for a 5DmII or 5DmIII when it comes out soon, just to have a more compact 1st body that is even more compatible with this system...


http://www.peakdesignltd.com/


pro's:
- fixed to your body so it is not swinging when moving.
- compatible with handstrap
- compatible with area-swiss style QR plates (really important to me!!!)
- fast
- secure with the button

contra's:
- not really good for body's with battery grip or 1D style body's
- when on the hip I had to get used to put the camera back without thinking...

NICE but no UK dealers

I just ordered it online from US to Belgium and worked fine. Though I did need to pay 10eur of extra taxes...