A&P Which bag?

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  1. ftslogger

    ftslogger OT Supporter

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    I have been looking for a bag for my gear, and I have decided on one of these two bags:

    *Burton Zoom
    *Lowe Pro Nature Trekker AW II

    I ski alot in the winter, and I would like to take my SLR with me, and I hear good things about the Burton. I also want room to grow if needed. Currently I have only two lenses, and a SB600. I dunno how much my lens selection will be growing, until I make more money to justify the glass.

    :dunno:


    I like the Burton better, rear entry, cheaper, and less "camera bag" like. What are your thoughts?
     
  2. Going skiing with your camera and equipment :eek4:

    I'm sure some guys do it but I wouldnt ever consider it. Well, maybe if you were doing cross country skiing, but definately not if you were hitting the slopes. I think Viper is the guy you want to talk to for info in this arena. :bigthumb:
     
  3. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    I have a crumpler 7 million dollar home.. it's awesome but I don't think it was worth the pain in the ass or the cost involved to get it
     
  4. natelam

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    If you only have 2 lenses (unless it's a 300 2.8 + other) the Nature Trekker AW II is overkill. I use one to trek with when I'm traveling, it is a lot bigger than it looks in photos.

    I would consider a Lowepro Dryzone 100 or Rover - waterproof and room for carrying non-camera gear. Both are a lot smaller than the Nature Trekker.
     
  5. silverceli2k

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    Rover or Dryzone 100 for week trip to ecuador?
     
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    Or Burton Zoom, if it is waterproof?
     
  7. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    It's ginormous!
     
  8. Supadoggie

    Supadoggie I ♥ my doggah

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    I have the 7 million and it's pretty good.. I do want to get a backpack instead of shoulder bag though..
     
  9. Blair

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    i just got the burton zoom. you can see my other thread. it will be waterproof to a point, however the zippers are not waterproof so it is going to reach its limits. i will be skiing and snowmobiling with the bag and all my gear.
     
  10. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    I wanted the Nature Trekker but No place for my laptop, I went with the Computrekker AW Plus
     
  11. ftslogger

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    I won't be generally needing my laptop with me...so that doen't play into my criteria yet...I think I am going to get the Burton...I might look down the road for a shoulder or another backpack bag. :big grin:
     
  12. mojito

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    I ski with my Tamrac Expedition series. I have the 5577, but thats probably over kill for you, but the 5574 or 5575 might work.
     
  13. mojito

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    :eek3:

    I don't remember saying that I ski with it, but :bigthumb:

    I miss my season passes though.

    never had a problem with it yet, but its a bitch if you fall on your back. It also makes the lifts rather unfomtorbable. I hate taking it on and off, so I just leave it on, but then you are kinda hanging on for dear life, so yea :o
     
  14. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    I'm learning how to ski this year just to go take pictures of freinds. Kinda worried :o
     
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    Skiing is awesome!
     
  16. mojito

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    don't start off carrying your gear ;)
     
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    How much that run you? Was it worth it? Would you buy again? A+++ ?
     
  18. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    It was nice, Picked it up for free from some cool guy :fawk:
     
  19. ftslogger

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    I have been skiing with a backpack in Colorado for several years, and I know the deal with the lifts is a pain in the arse...but you do what you can to get some sweet shots, and maybe a faceshot of powder or two. :big grin:
     
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    Fixed. :o
     
  21. mojito

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    its not like just walking around normally with it is comtorbable either :hs:
     

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