The Black Rapid Curve RS-7 Sling Camera Strap with FastenR-3 (formely called Black Rapid RS-7 Camera Strap with FastenR-3) is specially designed to work with Black Rapid's MODS system. It features attachment points so you can customise your strap with your choice of storage and other features. It's constructed of ballistic nylon for extreme durability. With the RS-7, ergonomics are key. It's designed and shaped to fit perfectly around your shoulder. The weight of your camera is evenly distributed for the ultimate in comfort. The FastenR-3 (FR-2) is the point of contact between your camera and your R-Strap. It's machined from a solid stock of 304 stainless steel, and has an integral D-Ring for coupling to the R-Strap's ConnectR. The FR-2 uses a high-grade rubber compression washer to ensure a snug, positive connection with your camera. Switching to the FR-2 offers you more comfort when shooting in portrait, and a sense of security knowing your camera is fastened tight to your R-Strap.
January 2013 - There’s been a lot of buzz about the Black Rapid range of camera straps and I’ve been wondering for a while what all the fuss is about. Just after I got the Black Rapid RS-7, I took it to Istanbul for 5 days and gave it a pretty good run. My aim wasn’t really to test it’s weight limits but to figure out whether the RS7 would make carrying it easier than my usual method… Read the Black Rapid strap review on the Wex Blog... »
Black Rapid R-Strap System further details
The Original Camera Sling.
The R-Strap is the most innovative camera strap ever to hit the market. This patent-pending piece of equipment offers unparalleled ease of access to your camera and peace of mind.
The R-Strap is worn diagonally across the torso from shoulder to hip and is adjustable to fit most photographers. The pad has a mesh underside for comfort and breathability.
Black Rapid's locking FastenR connects the R-Strap to the tripod socket located on either the camera body or the lens. Once connected, the camera hangs upside down, resting securely at your side or in the small of your back, with the lens pointing behind you.
With the camera at your hip or behind your back, you can manoeuvre easily through a crowd, carry a tripod or other gear, or simply have both hands free. When you’re ready to take the shot, the camera quickly glides up the strap into shooting position.
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