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BillinghamOriginal/Pro Hadley Insert
 
5.0

(based on 8 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong construction (3)
  • Well padded (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Transporting gear (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

Original Billingham insert

By Birdshot

from Louisiana

Verified Buyer

Comments about Billingham Original/Pro Hadley Insert:

My old Hadley Pro insert was looking kind of sad and the velcro-like sticky stuff was pretty worn so I went ahead and replaced the whole shebang. The new one looks better and the dividers grab and hold like they should. It fits and it is a direct replacement. But, really, the old insert is still in pretty good shape after well over 15 years of use. Rather than toss it out, I cleaned it up and it's still completely usable.

Just like the bag itself, the insert wears like super-hardened steel. It also protects equipment well beyond its weight class. My old insert was used with Leica, Olympus and Panasonic equipment over the years--all smaller cameras that supplemented larger DSLRs. The Hadley bag kept them all safe and secure through many miles and a lot of bumps. I'm now using Fujifilm for my lightweight equipment I expect this new insert will keep it safe for years to come.

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5.0

Hadley insert

By Phillym

from Scotch Plains, NJ

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Comments about Billingham Original/Pro Hadley Insert:

Needed a new insert for my Bag. Ordered it from B&H and got it the next day. Perfect fit. Pricing is always the best at B&H and whenever you ask a question it is answered immediately and always correct.

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5.0

excellent insert

By djenkins

from columbia, mo

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Durable
  • Easy to Use
  • Good Fit In A Backpack
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Billingham Original/Pro Hadley Insert:

    Admittedly I don't have a Billingham bag, but i'm very glad this insert is available separately. I bought it to use in my Goruck GR1 and it works perfectly. It also fits a locally made shoulder bag that I have, making it much more useable as a camera bag. This is a simple and well-made solution to transform regular bags into multi-purpose bags. It's not too bulky and the dimensions seem like it would fit a wide variety of bags.

    The only downside is that, while I much prefer the color to many of the brighter inserts, it does make it a bit more difficult to see the contents. But really, if you're just stowing larger items, it's not that big of a deal.

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    • No

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    5.0

    High quality

    By yujh

    from Santa Barbara, CA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Billingham Original/Pro Hadley Insert:

    Very nice design and high quality product for a DIY camera bag. It is very durable and fits nicely inside my briefcase. Highly recommended... it is the same price as the small Hadley insert and it fits in a larger bag.

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    5.0

    Excellent.....

    By Doc Preacher

    from The American Southwest

    About Me Film Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lots of Compartments
    • Strong Construction
    • Well Padded

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Protecting Gear
      • Storing Gear
      • Transporting Gear

      Comments about Billingham Original/Pro Hadley Insert:

      I have an old fishing bag from England that is the same basic design dimesions and materials as the Billingham Hadley Pro. So I swapped out the waterproof liner for this insert and it is perfect, essentially the same bag as the Billingham but with all the funky stains and wear from being on rivers over the last two decades makes for a high end and well padded camera bag that no-one wants to steal.

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      5.0

      Insert fits Perfectly

      By JoePag

      from Ambler PA

      About Me Amateur

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Strong Construction
      • Well Padded

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Transporting Gear

        Comments about Billingham Original/Pro Hadley Insert:

        Was able to purchase an older Hadley. The bag did not have an insert. THis fit the bill and bag perfectly.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Must have for older Hadley

        By Metavanguard

        from Ottawa, Canada

        About Me Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Strong Construction
        • Stylish
        • Versatile
        • Well Padded

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Storing Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about Billingham Original/Pro Hadley Insert:

          My Hadley is 19 years old and been through a lot. The lining disintigrated long ago. I'm so glad I stummbled onto the new insert at B&H. It is a huge improvement on the old one. Much stiffer and the velcro dividers are very practical for any setup. I eventually bought two.

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          5.0

          very well made

          By nypix

          from new york

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Protection
          • Lots Of Pockets And Features

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Billingham Original/Pro Hadley Insert:

              this 'new' insert is so much better than the old one i used for 10 years which now completely fell appart. the interior is customizable (the old one wasnt)

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