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GitzoGC3101 Padded Tripod Bag
 
4.6

(based on 7 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (5)
  • Compact (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fits my 5x and 2x Carbon Gitzo Tripods like a glove.

By Alexander Stross

from Austin, Texas

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable Strap
  • Durable
  • Good Protection
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Transport
    • Storage
    • Travel

    Comments about Gitzo GC3101 Padded Tripod Bag:

    The strap has rubberized material that clings to you so it doesn't slide around and all my gear fits in it perfectly without sliding around. So perfect I bought 2.

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    4.0

    Good option to carry your expensive tripod

    By Jean Calbar

    from Porto Alegre, Brazil

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Protection

    Cons

    • Not Enough Pocket Room
    • Uncomfortable Strap

    Best Uses

    • Daily Transport
    • Storage
    • Travel

    Comments about Gitzo GC3101 Padded Tripod Bag:

    I needed a bag to carry my tripod Gitzo GT2542 Mountaineer Series 2 Carbon Fiber and the seller recommended me this, but I have not had time to look because the store was closing. When I picked up the bag did not like, simpler big she thought it was waiting for the price I paid. I wondered if would use or return, but as I was on vacation trip, I decided to use. After a few days I changed my opinion and I liked it. The tripod fits with ball head, the bag opens easily and good construction. After this experience I would buy again.

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    5.0

    Absolutely Perfect

    By Bob C.

    from West Plains, MO

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Travel
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Gitzo GC3101 Padded Tripod Bag:

      I bought this case in hopes that it would accommodate both my Gitzo GT4542LS and an Arca Swiss Monoball Z1 head. Before purchasing, I was concerned the head attached to the tripod would be too long. The fit is perfect since there is little interior play that would allow the tripod to slide around.

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      5.0

      Fits like a glove

      By Ron

      from TX

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Video Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Gitzo GC3101 Padded Tripod Bag:

          I use it to cary my GT3542L Mountaineer Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod w/RRS ball head. It fits like it was made for it and it was. Very high end material and construction w/sufficient padding. The compartment on the inside is very handy for small tools or photography items you may what to carry with the tripod. Its a bit costly but its protecting a very nice piece of equipment.

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          4.0

          Please see the attached photos

          By Tinctured With Light

          from SA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Wildlife Photos

            Comments about Gitzo GC3101 Padded Tripod Bag:

            GC3101, may fit Gitzo GT4542LS+Head better, if legs has not been padded. The joint at which the shoulder/upper part of the tripod meets the upper part of the top section, is the reason for snug fitting. Legs padding may contribute in the snug fitting.Still very happy with my purchase, because there is no wasted space, and the next larger case is 4" longer(GC4101, bulky and tripod can move inside).Also, this case has a uniform width overall it's length. Not the same with the next larger one.With Gitzo series 4 tripod inside, GC3101 is Not for luggage.Materials could be better as the price could be lower.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            An elegant bag

            By VOJE

            from Cleveland, OH

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Gitzo GC3101 Padded Tripod Bag:

                I purchased the bag for my Gitzo 3542L tripod and Arca-Swiss Z1 Monoball (mounted on the tripod). It's a perfect fit and the quality is great. Very pleased with the purchase.

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                (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                looks like a good bag. We'll have to see

                By Mike

                from Henderson Nevada

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Well made

                Cons

                • Lacks External Storage

                Best Uses

                • Every Day Protection

                Comments about Gitzo GC3101 Padded Tripod Bag:

                I've only had the bag for a week now. I upgraded from a Hakuba (400) I think? One of the ends blew out on it. I guess that's what you get when you cheap out on a bag. It seems like you get what you pay for. On the other hand, when you're on a budget,you may have to cut corners. From just my personal first impression, the ripstop nylon does not seem as sturdy as a cordura. This brings up concerns of longevity. It's not a cheap bag. Secondly, it's quite a snug fit for my Gitzo 3541 Legs.I have a Sunwayfoto DDH Low profile panning ballhead on it. This head is eqivilent to the RRS 52 (then next one down from the 55). Lastly, I do miss the extra external pouch which the Hakuba has. The gitzo has a small, thin internal satin pouch. I wouldn't put any allen tools or objects that would gouge the carbon legs. I'm on the fence about the fit. Not sure if a snug fit, protects my legs better or not.

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