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OP/TECH USA Classic Strap (Black)

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OP/TECH USA Classic Strap (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • For Most Cameras and Binoculars
  • 2.0" Wide Neoprene Neck Strap
  • 3/8" Quick Disconnects
  • Made in the USA

Color: Black

OP/TECH USA Classic Strap (Black) OP/TECH USA Classic Strap (Forest Green) OP/TECH USA Classic Strap (Navy Blue) OP/TECH USA Classic Strap (Red) OP/TECH USA Classic Strap (Steel Gray)

You Pay: $17.95

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The Op/Tech USA Classic Strap (Black) is a 2.0" wide neoprene neck strap made to fit most cameras or binoculars. It is fully adjustable and easy to attach. It uses the 3/8" quick disconnect system for added adjustability. The strap has a weight reduction system that makes cameras and binoculars feel 50% lighter and 100% more comfortable.

The strap is made in the USA.

Neoprene neck strap made to fit most cameras and binoculars
Easy to attach and fully adjustable
3/8" quick disconnect system uses webbing connectors to fit easily through tight connection areas
Washable
UPC: 711554100121
Material Neoprene
Attachment Method 3/8" quick disconnect
Exterior Dimensions 25-51" (63.5-129.54cm) length
Weight 2.4 oz (68g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.0 x 3.0 x 0.2"
OP/TECH USA Classic Strap (Black)
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    OP/TECH USAClassic Strap (Forest Green)
     
    4.6

    (based on 88 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (58)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (25)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    98%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Comfortable (71)
    • Adjustable (59)
    • Well padded (54)
    • Strong construction (50)
    • Does not chafe (43)

    Cons

    • Difficult to attach (3)

    Best Uses

    • Comfort (56)
    • Supporting camera (44)
    • Stable (16)
    • Everyday (10)
    • Travel (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (35), Semi-pro photographer (14), Enthusiast (13), Casual photographer (10), Pro photographer (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (55), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    It IS a Classic

    I own a fairly large Manfrotto tripod that I lug around from time to time. The shoulder strap I use for it does a good job of alleviating a lot of the stress on...Read complete review

    I own a fairly large Manfrotto tripod that I lug around from time to time. The shoulder strap I use for it does a good job of alleviating a lot of the stress on my shoulder and allows me to balance it as I bounce along whatever rugged hillside I'm cavorting about that day (nature/landscape photography). So when I bought a pair of fairly large binoculars I decided to give the makers of my tripod's shoulder strap a nod and buy a neck strap of their making. The shoulder strap, it turns out, was made by Op/Tech.The product description states that the Classic Strap is made for heavier equipment and it shows. The main part of the strap that goes around the back of your neck is made of a cushioning neoprene that does a good job of alleviating the load of my heavy pair of binos. It has plenty of "give" but not too much. Attaching the strap to the spy glasses was easy enough. They give you plenty of strap to work with. Too much, in fact for me - I am short in stature. After a couple of outings with the binoculars (I'm an avid birder), I cut the excess from the nylon elements of the strap and used a candle flame to seal the frayed ends. I'm not sure they designed it this way but it almost seems like they did. (You can do this with nylon webbing - just don't get it too close to the flame or it WILL catch fire).Op/Tech states that the strap makes things feel 50% lighter and while I can't exactly pin point a percentage, I must say it DOES come pretty close to cutting half the weight! In the short time I've been using the strap this summer I must say the neoprene neck pad doesn't seem to be a too much of a sweat sponge. Given enough hot days in the field though, it will start to smell. That's easily remedied by washing it in the kitchen sink with a drop of liquid dish washing soap (and water, obviously). It's usually dry early the next morning, ready for another day's birding. [...] The quality, durability, and weight distribution make it a product of note. In fact, you'll remember it when you're looking for a neck strap to go with that digital SLR you've been saving up for. Add to that the fact Op/Tech is STILL manufacturing it entirely in the USA and you'll see why it's a classic. Seriously, when was the last time you noticed the brand of your neck strap?

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    A decent strap, good value to the money

    It is a pretty decent strap and a good value for the money. It allows me to wear my camera over my shoulder comfortably and leave my camera bag in the car. It has...Read complete review

    It is a pretty decent strap and a good value for the money. It allows me to wear my camera over my shoulder comfortably and leave my camera bag in the car. It has just enough extra room over the factory Canon strap to work well. The only short coming it the padding could be a tad longer. What was there was great and perfect for just walking around. But if you needed it in a slightly different position (like when getting in and out of a car) the padding wouldn't be there. Overall it is a good product. With just a tad more padding (like 6-9" more), it would be a great strap.

    Reviewed by 88 customers

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    5.0

    Great simple all around strap

    By Madecov

    from Houston, Texas

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adjustable
    • Comfortable
    • Does not Chafe
    • Strong Construction
    • Well Padded

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Comfort
      • Stabilizing

      Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

      Nice fit with quick release buckles for my large DSLR. Good padding, good stitching. easy to attach with almost infinite adjustments

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Wider Strap for a bulkier camera

      By Stuart

      from Orange County, Calif

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Supporting Camera

        Comments about Classic Strap (Navy Blue):

        Exactly as described.... nice... professional looking... a little more comfortable than the thinner straps.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        2.0

        No quick-release clips to hook to camera lugs.

        By Dave

        from West Texas

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Difficult to Attach

          Best Uses

            Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

            Sturdy enough.It is worth maybe $, but not $. For this price it needs locking metal hooks that attach to the camera lugs, so that it doesn't take 10 minutes to put on or take off your camera.Really no better than the OEM strap that comes with your camera.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Just what I wanted

            By In the woods...

            from Alabama

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Comfortable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Classic Strap (Forest Green):

                This strap is longer than most which was exactly what I needed. I am able to adjust the length from shorter to a longer length when needed.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Nice strap but a bit too wide

                By Hudson

                from Callicoon, NY

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Classic Strap (Navy Blue):

                This is a well made strap. For my purposes, I find it a bit too wide, but I asked B&H for a good strap for a heavy camera, so I can't complain.

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                5.0

                Nice Strap

                By D E Jones

                from East Texas

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adjustable
                • Comfortable
                • Does not Chafe
                • Strong Construction
                • Well Padded

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Comfort

                  Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

                  I bought this strap to use on my Steiner 10x50 binocular. The Steiners are large and heavy, and this strap really distributes that weight. For the money this is a good strap.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Comfortable Strap

                  By Hiking Dad

                  from Bedford, TX

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adjustable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Well Padded

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Comfort

                    Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

                    I like the comfort that this strap gives and the quick disconnects are handy also.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Nice strap!

                    By Buttercup

                    from Washington DC

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Supporting Camera

                      Comments about Classic Strap (Navy Blue):

                      Well-made. I wanted to be able to switch the strap easily between 2 cameras. I could do this easily by using the mini-connectors. This gave me 2 places where I could disconnect - the neck, and the camera.

                      The mini-connector buckles are small, so if you have larger fingers, you may have difficulty.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      OP/Tech classic strap

                      By Al

                      from Bronx, NY

                      Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

                      First let me say that I don't wear my straps over my neck, I wear them half way over my shoulder. I've tried a few shoulder straps but find that the camera hangs too low & is in the way when needing to move quickly. So I use neck straps in my own way & this strap works great for me. The quick release is a nice feature for when using a tripod so that there's nothing extra in the way. The padding is much better than anything that would come with a camera although it won't compare to heavy duty straps made for supporting heavier bodies. With that said, it works great across my shoulder & back & it supports my K-5 without any issue. Overall I feel this is a great strap for not a lot of money, at least for my uses.

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                      5.0

                      Very good strap

                      By hiker

                      from Portland, TN.

                      Comments about Classic Strap (Steel Gray):

                      Very good brand. We'll made.

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                      3.0

                      It works but...

                      By Miguel

                      from New York

                      About Me Professional Guide

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Padding

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

                          It works but, after a while it becomes unconfortable when you use it around your neck. Good thing it is a bit spongy so it works.
                          and it has a good price.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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                          5.0

                          always reliable

                          By david

                          from honolulu

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Adjustable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Does not Chafe
                          • Strong Construction
                          • Well Padded

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Comfort
                            • Stabilizing
                            • Supporting Camera

                            Comments about Classic Strap (Forest Green):

                            i use it to carry my film camera. op/tech makes great camera pouches and straps. they are very comfortable to wear around your neck. highly recommended.

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Comfortable Straps

                            By Jason

                            from South Texas

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Adjustable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Does not Chafe
                            • Strong Construction
                            • Well Padded

                            Cons

                            • Absence Of Non-slip Strip

                            Best Uses

                            • Comfort
                            • Stabilizing
                            • Supporting Camera

                            Comments about Classic Strap (Steel Gray):

                            Comfy, seem to lighten the load especially around the neck. Only draw back.... I wish they would incorporate the non-slip material on the stock nikon straps. Thats it. It saves my shoulders and my neck at a wedding. the straps are also long enough to cross the straps while going to the bathroom or walking from the car to the church or shoot.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Very Functional Strap

                            By L and L

                            from Santa Cruz, CA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Adjustable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Does not Chafe
                            • Strong Construction
                            • Well Padded

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Comfort
                              • Supporting Camera

                              Comments about Classic Strap (Navy Blue):

                              This is the third one of these straps I have purchased over the years. I have found the strap to be an excellent product that wears well and is very comfortable to use. I bought this strap to replace a strap had started to corrode after only two years of use.

                              One of the best features of this strap it that it has no metal parts, nothing to corrode or scratch the camera. I also liked the plain simple look, no advertising to attract attention. The soft neoprene material clings to your shoulder and provides a nice level of padding.

                              I would highly recommend this shoulder strap

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Excellent

                              By Lono

                              from Seattle, WA

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable
                              • Strong Construction
                              • Well Padded

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Binoculars

                                Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

                                This is the strap that should have come with my Pentax DCF ED binoculars.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Comfortable Strap

                                By Jim

                                from Queens, NY

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Adjustable
                                • Comfortable
                                • Does not Chafe
                                • Strong Construction
                                • Well Padded

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Comfort
                                  • Supporting Camera

                                  Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

                                  It is a matched comfortable strap to my camera.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Comfy Strap

                                  By L and L

                                  from Santa Cruz, CA

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Adjustable
                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Does not Chafe
                                  • Made In The Usa
                                  • Strong Construction
                                  • Well Padded

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Comfort

                                    Comments about Classic Strap (Red):

                                    I like this strap, very comfortable, good looking and no advertising. The quick release mechanism is a nice added plus, two snaps and no more strap.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    A must have strap

                                    By mdstudey

                                    from Brownsville, Tx

                                    About Me Casual Photographer

                                    Pros

                                    • Adjustable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Does not Chafe
                                    • Strong Construction
                                    • Well Padded

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Comfort
                                      • Stabilizing
                                      • Supporting Camera

                                      Comments about Classic Strap (Steel Gray):

                                      I have arthritis in my neck and with the stock strap that came with my Canon,within 10 minutes my neck would be killing me. I used this on my recent vacation and I was amazed. I was able to wear my camera for hours and not have any problems. I bought one for my husband at as well but he was not as impressed, but his Olympus with his 300mm telephoto lens is a lot heavier than my Canon and 300 mm len.

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                                      • No

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                                      4.0

                                      Classic Design

                                      By Prudent Shopper

                                      from La Mirada, CA

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Does not Chafe
                                      • Well Padded

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Supporting binoculars

                                        Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

                                        This is my second Classic Strap, so no surprises with the out-of-the-box quality. This strap is paired with a Bushnell H2O 10X42 Binocular and it's very comfortable. It did not do well with a Canon 60D and 70-200mm lens setup. The strap kept slipping off of my shoulder due to the weight. After a week of backpacking, the strap material started to lightly fray where it rubbed against the backpack shoulder strap. However, a scissors trim and a quick pass with a butane lighter cleared up the situation. For the B&H discounted price, it's a nice deal.

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                                        • No

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                                        4.0

                                        Nice Strap

                                        By RABarnes

                                        from Hillsboro, NM

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Adjustable
                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Does not Chafe
                                        • Strong Construction
                                        • Well Padded

                                        Cons

                                        • None noted

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Comfort
                                        • For binoculars
                                        • Stabilizing

                                        Comments about Classic Strap (Black):

                                        I am using this strap on a pair of heavy binoculars. It is quite comfortable and the bins are secure.

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                                        • No

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