Best tripod sling? Fast access, fast packing, for trekking.
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fuzzybabybunny
Registered: Aug 25, 2005
Total Posts: 761
Country: United States

I'm looking for a good tripod sling with ergonomics in mind. I don't want one of those that puts the entire tripod in a bag. I want to be able to carry the tripod on my back, possible even next to a backpacking backpack, and be able to swing the tripod out front and quick release it for immediate use. Then snap it back into the strap/sling and continue moving.

I also need it to not slide around and obstruct movement, as I could be running, jumping, or clambering over rocks.



sjms
Registered: Mar 21, 2003
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Country: United States

is there anything else?



fuzzybabybunny
Registered: Aug 25, 2005
Total Posts: 761
Country: United States

sjms wrote:
is there anything else?


It will pay me money for the privilege of being owned by me.



neilvan
Registered: Aug 30, 2004
Total Posts: 505
Country: Canada

I re-visit this type of product/ solution about once a year. I always just go back to wrapping the legs and carrying it on my shoulder. It seems to be the most efficient way of doing it in my experience...

Just got a set covers from Lenscoat for my GT3532LS in fact, very comfy!



chez
Registered: Nov 26, 2003
Total Posts: 8293
Country: Canada

Personally I just attach the tripod to my pack. Why would you want to carry a pack and a separate sling at the same time?



fcobb
Registered: Jan 26, 2005
Total Posts: 1003
Country: United States

I've never heard of the run and gun style of tripod photography.