The WEIGHT is Killing Me! ...Any Suggestions???

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The WEIGHT is Killing Me! ...Any Suggestions???

I am 62 years old and I'm headed to Europe in 5 weeks. So over the past year I purchased just a couple of items...

D800e + Sigma 35mm f/1.4 + 70-200mm f/4 (for general photography)

D7100 + 80-400mm (because I love sharp superzooms with great IQ)

And the weight of carrying even half of these items for long walks is scaring my to death.

However, sharpness, detail and dynamic range are a HUGE factors to me. So much so that I owned the new 24-120mm f/4 and sent it back.

Do I just say "screw it" Bob, you are getting too old to carry this type of equipment, and go to cheap point and shoots?

What the heck do I do?

I've got at least $10k (so far) into this stuff and fear I'll never get much use out of any of it.

I wish there was a rolling camera cart that I could push around town like a speed cart is to a golfer, or a baby cart is to a new mother. But nobody I know of makes one.

Any suggestions would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks So Much for Your Help in Advance!!!

Bob, from Ohio

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