Warning: Weak plastic buckles on E-5 strap

Started Aug 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
dave gaines
dave gaines Veteran Member • Posts: 9,183
QR & same weak plastic buckles on most straps

rev43 wrote:

Jay Jenner wrote:

... what I currently hang my E3 from is a Crumpler Industry Disgrace. Its really tough and comfortable to wear.
Linkage here:


I am looking for one for my E-5 but without a quick release, would this fit the bill and did you buy it in the UK.

It looks like the Crumpler Industry Disgrace doesn't have QR buckles. The Convenient Disgrace does have the QR for using with multiple cameras and a huge neck strap.

Most of the better straps linked here use the same plastic strap cinch keepers. They only serve to create friction in the strap and keep it from sliding through and off the camera body loop. They're not designed to carry any weight and there isn't much real stress on them besides holding the straps firmly together.

I wonder if people who have had these fail have looked at the installation guide in the manuals before threading them?

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