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    Looking at getting a black rapid rs-sport. Anyone, know anything about them?
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    I think that's the one I've got, its been pretty good for me, I don't use it anywhere but at events though (like covering sema or other shows) where I'm going to be walking around with the camera a lot.
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    I'm getting it for the truck show coming up and other events plus I relly would like to try street photography.
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    So the quality is good and the price is fair for what your getting? Thats really my main concern good quality. When your hanging thousands of dollars from it ypu wanna make sure its good!
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    yeah its a good quality piece, it was worth it for me because I do multiple shows each year and having a strap that helps distribute the weight evenly and allows quick access to the camera for long periods is paramount. I was a little hesitant at first because it attaches to the camera at the tripod mount, but it wasn't ever an issue in use. when I got an L plate for my camera I modified it a bit to mount on the plate with an arca/swiss clamp.

    I have heard of people having the swivel point on the carabiner break, but I don't know what the circumstances were with that issue (i.e. old style models, abuse, extremely heavy equipment, manufacturing defects, etc). I haven't had issues with mine.
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    Nikon is even partnering with Black rapid to make a Nikon branded strap:
    http://www.nikon.com/news/2014/0225_strap_03.htm
    -Justin

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    So can we purchase these yet?
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    they were just announced a couple days ago, so probably not for a little bit
    -Justin

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