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SlingShot 300 AW

bag luggage slingshot 300 lowepro
Manufacturer
Lowepro

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Perfect for photojournalists, the SlingShot 300 AW uses a unique sling design to go from carry mode to ready mode in just seconds. Carried comfortably on the back, it easily rotates to the front so you can get to your camera quickly. The SlingShot 300 AW holds an Pro SLR with zoom lens attached 5-6 extra lenses, cables and accessories and has a full access lid to make loading it a snap. This feature-rich bag also includes a built-in memory card pouch, micro fiber LCD cloth and two generous organizer pockets. Its certain to surprise even the most demanding photojournalists

Latest reviews

Recommended
No
Price
0$
Pros
  • Plenty of space
Cons
  • Terrible design
I bought this to lug my gear around on a short foreign birding trip.I hoped the sling design would allow me access to my camera without faffing around. The bag/ zip is too noisy to allow this.To make matters worse when fully loaded, the uneven distribution of weight started to give me back ache after a few days of using this.I accept it was loaded to the hilt,I was out in the field for 16+ hours and climbing a horrible Mountain (Makiling) but I don't recall a standard '2 strap backback' design ever doing this to me.
Having bought this 6 months ago, I find myself looking for another bag.
Probably fine if used in short bursts and not loaded up fully.If I'm not going to load it, I'd rather have a smaller bag!
Recommended
No
Price
0$
Pros
Cons
I tried this on in the shop but found the one strap too uncomfortable - too close to my neck, so I wouldn't advise buying over the internet without trying unless you know you like this particular type of design. Instead I bought the conventional two strap Flipside 300, and am very happy with the design. Looking forward to putting it to the test shortly
Recommended
Yes
Price
0$
Pros
  • Carrying capacity, waist belt, construction
Cons
  • non detachable waistbelt
I bought this bag for combined use as a carry on when flying and as a daypack/camera bag when out and about. It carried my limited amount of camera equipment, plus 10x40 binos and camcorder. There was also room for water bottle, guide etc. When walking the single strap can start to become slightly uncomfortable, but tightening the waistbelt will take the weight off the shoulders
When slung around to the front it can act as a useful arm rest when taking pictures. One slight issue is that the optimum positioning on the back, is too tight when slung to the front ie t' a bit close to your chin.

Overall, highly recommended

Item information

Category
Photographic Luggage
Added by
Keith Reeder
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