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Tamrac5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan)
 
4.2

(based on 58 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easily accessible equipment (43)
  • Strong construction (41)
  • Comfortable (33)
  • Roomy (31)
  • Adjustable harness (28)

Cons

  • Cumbersome (6)
  • Uncomfortable fit (4)
  • Hard to access equipment (3)

Best Uses

  • Transporting gear (42)
  • Protecting gear (34)
  • Storing gear (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (20), Photo enthusiast (15), Casual photographer (8), Enthusiast (7), Pro photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (21)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Pro-Griped sling Camera bag, I Love it.

I use a canon 5D mark II "Gripped" meaning my camera has an attachment that holds two batteries which makes the whole camera larger. I am an outdoor hobby Photographer....Read complete review

I use a canon 5D mark II "Gripped" meaning my camera has an attachment that holds two batteries which makes the whole camera larger. I am an outdoor hobby Photographer. My Canon 5D Mark II Griped fits perfectly in the sling bag along with my two external flashes Canon 580 and 430 and there is more storage areas for memory cards , cables, I like that my camera and flash wall chargers fold up and fit perfectly in the extra storage area compartment.. ...This sling bag is great because I don't have to remove it to access all my gear, I just loosen the strap using the thumb slip and slid it around in front of me. I am glad I purchased this GEM. It is obvious after using this camera bag, The company put a lot of research into designing this bag. NOTE: this bag fits my needs well but with so many camera MFG out there I can't say yours will work as well as mine in this bag. I am Pleased with the bag.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Uncomfortable when fully loaded

I wanted a bag that would hold most of my gear for a trip to Cambodia. I liked the idea of not having to put it down to get to my gear. It's a...Read complete review

I wanted a bag that would hold most of my gear for a trip to Cambodia. I liked the idea of not having to put it down to get to my gear. It's a rather large sling bag, almost backpack like in size. I fit an A700 with Grip, 70-200 f2.8lens, and two smaller lens, and a flash quite easily, even had extra space for a small camcorder as well. But with all that equipment comes the weight also. So I put it on and strap it up and the one sling just isn't comfortable with all that stuff in there. The weight pulls on your shoulder and it takes a little longer to sling it to the front. If you're looking for a bag to hold all your stuff, a traditional backpack might be a better choice because there's two straps to support the weight evenly. This is a good bag if you don't intend to fill it up with all the gear it can accomodate. The smaller velocities are alot nicer, and easy on the shoulders as they fit a more confortable weight in camera gear.

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4.0

Shoulder Strap ?????

By Windjammer

from Marion, SC

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adjustable Harness
  • Easily Accessible Equipment
  • Roomy
  • Strong Construction

Cons

  • Shoulder Strap

Best Uses

  • Protecting Gear
  • Storing Gear
  • Transporting Gear

Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

This bag is large enough for my use. I'm carrying 3 lenses, external flash, DSLR camera with battery grip. Only problem I have is that the sling strap does not fit comfortably on my shoulder.

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4.0

Great camera daypack for quick hikes

By kayak birder

from Tallahassee, Florida

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adjustable Harness
  • Comfortable
  • Easily Accessible Equipment
  • Roomy
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hiking
    • Protecting Gear
    • Transporting Gear

    Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

    The Tamrac Velocity 9x provides easy access for my Canon 7D with attached Canon 70-200mm zoom and quick change out to my Canon 24-70mm lens. Plus being able to carry a large flash unit and two smaller lenses makes it a great hiking pack for my camera gear. The shoulder strap allows quick and easy adjustment from back to front.
    Would like to see three future improvements for the pack (1) straps for a small tripod/momopod (2)a flat base with a hard plastic bottom to allow the pack to be a vertically stand-alone unit when not being worn (3)rain cover.

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    5.0

    Great day pack

    By Woodlands Snapper

    from Conroe Texas

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easily Accessible Equipment
    • Roomy
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Day pack
      • Transporting Gear

      Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

      Needed a larger sling pack then the 7x and this one fits the bill perfectly

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      4.0

      Only opens from the Top

      By Lynn

      from Santa Fe, NM

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Roomy
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear
        • Storing Gear
        • Transporting Gear

        Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

        The illustration suggested to me the product opened from the front. Opening only from the top was a supprise. It makes the bag a bit more difficult to use. But the quality is excellent. The bag fits my Canon Mark II body, Canon 80-200 lens, Canon Wide angle lens and Cannon 50mm lens. I have not yet figured out how to lash it to my backpack but it looks like it will work great. It will function beautifully by itself as a way to transport my gear on day hikes, keeping the equipment protected & handy to access quickly.

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        2.0

        Great concept BUT...

        By Verbatim Multimedia

        from Lexington KY

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Easily Accessible Equipment
        • Roomy
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Cumbersome

        Best Uses

        • Protecting Gear

        Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

        Typical Tamrac rugged construction. Having the weight of the full or even empty bag across one shoulder becomes very uncomfortable- not good for long shoots. I was constantly re-positioning it to get the weight off my shoulder. Went with another Tamrac bag that fastened around the waist. Much better.

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        5.0

        Great camera tote

        By Darkroom hermit

        from Albuquerque, NM

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable Harness
        • Comfortable
        • Easily Accessible Equipment
        • Roomy
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Protecting Gear
          • Transporting Gear

          Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

          The tote is the perfect size to carry both my D3 and F100, plus three lenses. I like to shoot in both mediums and this bag allows me to carry all this gear in a fairly compact easy to carry shoulder pack. Access to my gear is quick and I can go from camera to camera without setting down the tote.

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          4.0

          Works as good as it looks.

          By JohnB71

          from New York

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable Harness
          • Comfortable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

              This product holds my Nikon D7000 w/battery pack and 18-105 lens attached.Room for my flash plus 4 more spaces in the pack.Sling fits good and does swing around for access.A little hard to get into the bag,but it's still new and stiff.

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              2.0

              Not for women

              By scb222

              from Auckland, New Zealand

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fits 70-200mm lens
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

              • Hard To Access Equipment
              • Terrible strap design

              Best Uses

              • Transporting Gear

              Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

              This bag has all the potential, seems great for the lenses and camera, BUT and it's a HUGE BUT.. it is made for men, and short men at that. The sling strap is most uncomfortable for women, not none of the photos of it in use show a woman wearing it across the front. It absolutely cuts your breast off, and even on my husband the padded strap is badly designed and doesnt even reach to his shoulder. Not a good buy!

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              5.0

              Great for use with 70 - 200 F2.8

              By canon shooter

              from Arizona

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable Harness
              • Comfortable
              • Easily Accessible Equipment
              • Roomy
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Protecting Gear
              • Transporting Gear

              Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

              I bought this one to carry 5 D MKII with 80-200 attached and 24-105 and flashalso in bag. Have other bag that hold camera with 70-200 attached but This let's you easily put 70-200 in bag when off camera without rearranging entire bag.

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              5.0

              Usefull for my street event fast shoot

              By Mane

              from Atlanta, GA.

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easily Accessible Equipment

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

                  Usefull for fast movement with 1 DSLR, 3 Lenses, 1 flash. Street shoot. Fast photography.

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                  4.0

                  Great Bag

                  By Tom

                  from Wisconsin

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Easily Accessible Equipment
                  • Roomy
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Protecting Gear
                    • Transporting Gear

                    Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

                    Personal use. The padding on strap could be ajustable, that is why I gave it 4 stars.

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                    4.0

                    good bag

                    By bingboi

                    from Avon Lake, OH

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Won't stand up on its own

                      Best Uses

                      • Storing Gear
                      • Transporting day gear

                      Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

                      Great idea to have a sling bag...just wear it and fling it around for easy access. I have 2 Olympus EP2's and all available accessories. Everything fits in the 9x sized bag.

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                      5.0

                      I would buy this product again

                      By Shutterbug

                      from Watseka, Il

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easily Accessible Equipment

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

                        It is comfortable to wear. Not that bulking like other backpacks that I have used.It holds my nikon d80 with a Tamron 70-80 2.8 lens plus 3 other lens plus a flash unit. Plenty of room in the front to hold extra sd cards plus filters.

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                        4.0

                        "GREAT ... BUT"

                        By Mim

                        from Western Australia

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Adjustable Harness
                        • Comfortable
                        • Easily Accessible Equipment
                        • Roomy
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • No access lower part bag
                        • Not Enough Pockets

                        Best Uses

                        • Protecting Gear
                        • Storing Gear
                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

                        Great bag but needs a lower side or front access to put in other lenses instead of going through the top of the bag where the camera sits.

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                        4.0

                        Works the way I planned

                        By jcdovala

                        from Thousand Oaks, CA

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Adjustable Harness
                        • Easily Accessible Equipment
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • Strap Padding to thin

                        Best Uses

                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

                        I needed a relatively compact quick access bag for my D3/D700 and 70-200 lens. The camera can be removed and placed back w/o taking the bag off my shoulders. I also carry W/A lens, blower, cable release, and home made ground level camera support pod. I removed most of the internal pad dividers, this opens the inside up considerably. The gear fits well and is protected. When I read some reviews they complained about not being able to get enough inside, or too dificult to get the items out. Well, don't overload it. The Tamrac load claims I think are a bit excessive if you want quick easy access. However, I really like the bag as I'm using it and, like most Tamrac products, is well constructed. The reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is the shoulder padding needs to be thicker and come down a little lower on the strap.

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                        5.0

                        Excellent

                        By Prem

                        from NJ

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Adjustable Harness
                        • Comfortable
                        • Easily Accessible Equipment
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                        • Need to fit my laptop

                        Best Uses

                        • Protecting Gear
                        • Storing Gear
                        • Transporting Gear

                        Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

                        Use this everyday to carry my photo everywhere I go.
                        Very convenient.
                        Wish I could fit my 15in laptop in it :)

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                        5.0

                        I love it!

                        By DNR

                        from Austin, Tx

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Adjustable Harness
                        • Comfortable
                        • Easily Accessible Equipment
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

                          Perfect fit for my Olympus Canon, 2 lens and flash unit. Great construction and access to gear is quick and easy.

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                          • Yes

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                          5.0

                          Works Great and Looks Great!

                          By TinCup

                          from Klamath Falls, OR

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Adjustable Harness
                          • Comfortable
                          • Easily Accessible Equipment
                          • Roomy
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Bag just doesn't have any

                          Best Uses

                          • Portable
                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Storing Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

                          This is a very nice camera bag. Holds your DSLR
                          camera, one extra lense and smaller stuff can be put into the front pouch. Has a place where extra memory can be stored. Lots of padding and very well constructed.

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                          5.0

                          Great bag!

                          By KC

                          from Central Pennsylvania

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Adjustable Harness
                          • Comfortable
                          • Easily Accessible Equipment
                          • Roomy
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Cumbersome

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear
                          • Transporting Gear

                          Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Brown with Tan):

                          I store my Nikon D7000 and accessories.
                          I have the smaller version of this sling now and love it. Great protection. Easy access.
                          This bag is a little hard to store when traveling.

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                          4.0

                          A little large for my taste

                          By Photog

                          from CA

                          About Me Casual Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easily Accessible Equipment
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                          • Cumbersome

                          Best Uses

                          • Protecting Gear

                          Comments about 5769 Velocity 9x Sling Pack (Black):

                          The bag is well made and sturdy, but a little large for my taste. I had to increase from the 7" (which was perfect for carrying, but too small for both my lenses. Not sure I wouldn't have been just as well off with a square bag.

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