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BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black)

B&H # BLSCS Mfr # RS2SS-1BL
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You Pay: $73.95
Product Highlights
  • Designed for Left-Handed Shooters
  • Holds SLR Camera with Lens Attached
  • Under Arm Safety Tether
  • 1/4"- 20 Fastener
  • Ballistic Nylon with Cordura Nylon
  • 1.0" Nylon Webbing

The black RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap from BlackRapid is designed to hold and keep an SLR camera and lens steady in strenuous shooting situations. The difference with this strap is that it is oriented for a left-handed shooter. Slide the camera up the strap to grab that perfect shot. The strap has an under arm safety tether that keeps the camera secure. It includes a CR-2 connector-2 (1/4"-20 fastener), FR-3 fastener-3 and a BRAD MOD that secures the camera to the strap.

Strap Basics
  • Designed for left-handed photographers
  • Holds SLR camera with lens attached
  • Under arm safety tether
  • FR-3 fastener couples to connector-2
  • CR-2 connector-2 a smooth swivel with a positive lock to ensure the safety of the camera and lens; 1/4"- 20 fastener
  • BRAD MOD secures the strap during action shots
Material
  • Ballistic nylon with Cordura nylon
  • TPE foam,
  • 1.0" (2.5 cm) nylon webbing
  • Duraflex acetal nylon used in connectors
Material Strap: Ballistic nylon with Cordura nylon, TPE foam
Webbing: 1.0" nylon
Attachment Method CR-2 to camera lugs
1/4"- 20 fastener
Weight 7.0 oz (198 g)
BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black)
  • FastenR-3 Third Generation for R-Strap
  • ConnectR-2
  • BRAD (Black Rapid Arm Defense)
  • 1-Year Replacement Warranty
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    BlackRapidRS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black)
     
    4.7

    (based on 22 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (16)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Comfortable (14)
    • Adjustable (12)
    • Strong construction (11)
    • Well padded (9)
    • Does not chafe (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Comfort (9)
      • Supporting camera (7)
      • Landscape photography (4)
      • Portraits (4)
      • Travel (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (6), Semi-pro photographer (5), Semi-professional (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (19)

      Reviewed by 22 customers

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      5.0

      RS-L SPORT EXTREME

      By The T3i

      from Dickson City, Pennsylvania

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adjustable
      • Comfortable
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Supporting heavy lenses

        Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

        I first purchase a $30.00 shoulder strap from a retail store, attached it to my camera's lens (Sigma 150-500mm). I was walking through the park with my hand under the lens when the camera and lens fell off the strap in to my hand. That would have been a $1500.00 loss. The strap went back the next day. The BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme is the perfect strap for someone who values their camera's. The 1/4"-20 fastener locks onto your camera or lens, it is twice the size of the strap I returned. The BlackRapid strap takes the weight off your neck and applies it to your shoulder were it is very comfortable and locks on your side. Don't worry about the price you can pay for it now or PAY FOR IT in the long run.

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        5.0

        It saved my neck!!!!

        By magg

        from New Jersey

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Comfort
          • Supporting Camera

          Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

          This sling strap for my camera has literally saved my neck from more pain. The camera hangs
          at my side and there is no pressure from a strap
          behind my neck...I have problems with my neck.

          I would buy it again...I don't know why I waited
          so long to get one.

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          • No

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          4.0

          BR extreme strap black

          By Andres Cuellar Photos

          from Miami Fl

          Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

          Great product a little difficult to engage but when i use it to secure a d610 with mb-d14 and a 600mm IS ED VRII it is used to secure my equipment when on monopod or moving around on my two wheel vehicle at work.

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          5.0

          i would buy this product again

          By photo John

          from Brockport,N.Y.

          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 BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

            I'm a race car photographer so I'm at the track for a long Time . It saves my neck from a lot of stain at the end of night I'm one handed so it really helps me

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great strap

            By darkmagician

            from Houston/Denver

            About Me Getting Started

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • No Stash Pocket

            Best Uses

            • Day Outings

            Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

            I purchased this strap for my new 7D, but have been using it with my Sony NEX5T just to get a feel for it with a camera I'm familiar with. I love this strap. Being a fledgling photographer, I am excited about venturing out, but find I'm easily irritated with camera straps around the neck. This strap takes all of the stress off of the neck and the padding is kind to your clothes, very comfortable and stays put. The clips allow you to control where the camera hangs/rests and its range of movement when not in use which is really a great feature. Having high quality equipment is not excessive nor a luxury - it's essential, as photography should be something that is enjoyable - not labored and fatiguing. The only thing I would add is a couple of stash pouches on the strap to store battery/cards.

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            • No

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            5.0

            best camera strap!

            By JonWNYC

            from Brooklyn NY

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Landscape Photography
              • Studio
              • Traveling

              Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

              I like the extra stability of the under arm strap when I am running around.
              BlackRapid straps are comfortable, securely hold my camera and my camera slides freely when I lift it to take a picture.
              RS-L is great for events and sports when you are running around and your camera strap may slip off your shoulder.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Comfortable and Secure

              By Artsifrtsy

              from Eureka Springs, AR

              About Me Semi-Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday use
                • Landscape Photography
                • Macro Photography
                • Portraits
                • Traveling

                Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                I bought the lefty version even though I shoot right handed and I am glad that I did. It's more natural to have the camera on your left when not shooting. It is very comfortable and locks the camera securely to the strap. I only wish it was a little longer. In the images I saw online (not on this site) the camera seemed to rest more on the hip than at the waist. I am 5'9" and it hits right at my waist.

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                4.0

                almost perfect

                By nachoman

                from clermont fl

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                    This strap would have been perfect for me if it was not too short.This is not a modular sysrem so there is no extension made for it.Even though I am right handed I found this strap comes in a left-handed version which I prefer.

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                    5.0

                    Great product

                    By dave

                    from phoenix, az

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape Photography
                      • Portraits
                      • Traveling

                      Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                      Works great with my nikon 70-200 lens

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Highly recommend this sport strap

                      By Ravi

                      from Reston, VA

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                      This is best strap i have ever used besides cotton carrier. It stays on shoulder perfectly and the neck pain is no more like traditional straps. Also the easy pull up feature is great.

                      Definitely worth the money.

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                      5.0

                      BlackRapid Extreame Sport Strap

                      By Raw_Image1

                      from California

                      Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                      I'm very pleased with this strap. The camera hangs at about waist level. I recently used this all day at a local amusement park, it was very comfortable. It was easy to pick up the camera, take a shot and put it down.

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                      5.0

                      Excellent

                      By D Berger

                      from Dominican Republic

                      About Me Semi-Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portraits
                        • Wedding

                        Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                        As usual, B & H did a wonderful job with the transaction. I purchased the left handed bough I am right handed. This was my preference so that I can have my right hand free when not shooting. I love this strap.

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                        4.0

                        Works ell

                        By TNPhoto

                        from Nashville, TN

                        About Me Semi-Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Home
                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Macro Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Studio
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                          This strap is used to replace my original Canon strap. It carries the camera close to my body on my left side and takes a lot of pressure off my neck.

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                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Really conferrable Camera Strap

                          By ShutterlyExposed

                          from Bristol, IN

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Adjustable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Strong Construction
                          • Well Padded

                          Cons

                          • Could Adjust A Bit Longer

                          Best Uses

                          • Weddings E-sessions

                          Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                          Weddings and e-sessions where you have your camera in your hands all the time the strap helped my tennis elbow and the stress on my neck. I would of given it 5 stars if it would adjust a bit longer.

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                          5.0

                          Good straps

                          By PING

                          from Leamington Ontario Canada

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Comfort

                            Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                            Excellent strap, I prefer the Left strap as opposed to the right one. I am right handed and it allowes me to keep my right hand free to do other stuff, open doors, reaching in my pocket...etc. It is very comfortable to wear all day long walking in the city through crowds or just out in the park, even with a 5D Mark III with battery grip and 200mm lens, the weight is not a problem when hanging from your shoulder. Even the best neck strap will never be as comfortable as this one, and this strap allows you to have the top portion of the camera free from obstruction when shooting, a neck strap does not. Once you try it you will never go back.

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                            5.0

                            Perfect in Combo with my Cotton Carrier

                            By robsall

                            from Chicago, IL

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Adjustable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Comfort
                              • Transport

                              Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                              I needed a sling for a 3rd lens to use in combo with my Cotton Carrier. Did several hikes this past trip where I wanted all 3 bodies. This guy carried my 300 2.8 lens on a 7D while the other 2 bodies went on the Cotton. Works great, secure and comfortable.

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                              5.0

                              Great strap

                              By Steve

                              from Snow Hill, MD

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Adjustable
                              • Comfortable
                              • Well Padded

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Comfort
                                • Supporting Camera

                                Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                                Tis is a great product

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Great for long-lens wildlife shooting.

                                By jaybirder

                                from Houston, TX

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Pros

                                • Adjustable
                                • Comfortable
                                • Does not Chafe
                                • Quick Draw For 400mm Lens
                                • Strong Construction
                                • Well Padded

                                Cons

                                • None For Me

                                Best Uses

                                • Comfort
                                • Supporting Camera
                                • Widlife With Long Lenses

                                Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                                I have used the RS-L for abut 4 months shooting birds and other wildlife with a SLR with long, heavy, 400mm lens. It has been great. I previously tried some home-made arangements that never worked or were uncomfortable. The RS-L is very secure and once adjusted carries the long lens comfortably and out of the way, protected from damage but quick to get in shooting position.I am a right hander, but it is much more practical to carry the camera with this lens at my left hip. There I can grab the barrel of the lens with my left hand to get into shooting position. I would say it is not so useful for a left hander as it is for all who carry a 400mm or bigger lens.

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                                5.0

                                Good for right-handed shooter too!!!

                                By Gianni Dal Mas

                                from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Adjustable
                                • Comfortable
                                • Strong Construction
                                • Well Padded

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Stabilizing
                                  • Supporting Camera

                                  Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                                  This strap is all I need to carry my gear safely, moving through people and picking up staff from the ground without having to hold the camera with a hand (locking it at waist level, it prevents the camera to fall on my chest when I headed down).
                                  I'm a right-handed shooter but I prefer to carry the camera on the left: I want to have my right hand free to grab instantly anything on the move without worrying about the camera... this L Strap is awesome!

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                                  5.0

                                  Like having an extra set of hands

                                  By Rick

                                  from Mesquite, NV

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

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

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Comfort

                                    Comments about BlackRapid RS-L Sport Extreme Sport Strap (Black):

                                    This is an outstanding strap. It is secure comfortable and convient -- like having an extra set of hands. It works even better when combined with a QRC - 1 Quick Release Clamp (arca-type plates).

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