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Old 04-12-2010, 01:21 PM   #1
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Hi,

I'd love to get an opinion from a professional about carry my new Nikon dslr on my M900 Monster. I've got a tank bag and a tail bag.

I've carried laptops in my tailbag for years without problems, but my camera has more moving parts.

What do the pros do?

Thanks!
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Sorry I posted out of topic, but I'm hoping to get an opinion from a MC.com staffer rather just any yahoo. Thx!
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Old 04-12-2010, 01:51 PM   #2
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Duct Tape. Or zip-ties.
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Old 04-12-2010, 01:56 PM   #3
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Duct Tape. Or zip-ties.
He said he wanted an opinion from a MO Staffer, not a "yahoo" like you.

Geez pal, can't you take an insult when you get one?
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Old 04-12-2010, 01:57 PM   #4
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Hi,

I'd love to get an opinion from a professional about carry my new Nikon dslr on my M900 Monster. I've got a tank bag and a tail bag.

I've carried laptops in my tailbag for years without problems, but my camera has more moving parts.

What do the pros do?

Thanks!
Bob -

Sorry I posted out of topic, but I'm hoping to get an opinion from a MC.com staffer rather just any yahoo. Thx!

I'm just a "yahoo," but if you shove it up your ass, it should be cushioned from any engine vibrations etc.
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Old 04-12-2010, 02:25 PM   #5
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He said he wanted an opinion from a MO Staffer, not a "yahoo" like you.

Geez pal, can't you take an insult when you get one?
I've got a "Staff" for you.........
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Old 04-12-2010, 09:50 PM   #6
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I'm not technically a pro, but I'm better than you. You don't give us a lot of fairly important information. Like what lenses, lighting, and other items your going to carry. Do you use a tripod?

I'm going to guess that you have the kit lens and nothing else. Wrap it in a towel and stick it in a backpack, ya yahoo.

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Old 04-13-2010, 03:44 AM   #7
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I think he should hold it and photograph each and every journey.
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Old 04-13-2010, 06:16 AM   #8
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I've seen some pros strap their equipment to their chest. The camera is easy to access, and protect. Most had specific bags designed for this.
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Old 05-02-2010, 06:44 PM   #9
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The old MO photo mule Bandit had a luggage deal behind the back seat with foam cut-outs for all the camera parts.

And certain English road racer types got real mad when you beat them up Latigo Cyn. on the photo mule, with 50 lbs of camera gear in the "trunk".

Remeber that one, "One Fast Brit"? Hahahhaha
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Old 05-03-2010, 08:06 AM   #10
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As a general rule the "I'm fast" crowd ain't.....I use to find that back in my MotoCrossing days, some guy all decked out in his Torsten Hallmans, Hi-Points, Bell Star with obligatory Jim Pomeroy stripes and Jofa stylishly hanging from it's strap out popping wheelies and cross-ups during practice on his Maico or what have you would be the guy I used for a berm in the first or second corner on my Yamaha......of course "the f*ckin' rain's making my bike run rich" was the usual excuse.......


As far as your camera goes I agree with Ken, probably best to stick it up your ass......
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