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    Hardcore case?

    Hey guys,

    Very recently got back in to mountain biking and want to combine my other passion with it. I have a range finder camera that I'm desperate to take out and I'm looking for a case, possibly aluminium so I can sling the camera round on my back and ride without worrying as much about the camera breaking if I stack hard.

    Any suggestions?

    In the meantime, have a photo or two from to today's ride cos everyone loves looking at pics in posts right?





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    BWH koffer makes the best cases out there.

    Opposed to the other cases that looks the same, the BWH cases are made of ABS.

    They are water proof, and virtually impossible to destroy.

    The even made a backpack mount for some of the models. I use one of those for my sensitive stuff when riding.

    Magura

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    What kind of rangefinder camera are you talking about?
    A Useful Bear is a handy thing.

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    Cheers, I'll check out the BWH Koffer cases. bsieb, it's a Leica M9.

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    Great camera, tough too. You might find a fleece bag or camera wrap in your camelpack works well. There are also some nice smaller packs at Products | Clik Elite such as the Compact Sport model which have been discussed in previous threads in some detail. Those BWH cases are fairly large...

    I'm preparing to carry my old Mamiya C220 tlr with two lenses and a light meter next season and will likely just stash the kit in my c-bak HAWG in separate fleece bags.
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    The compact sport looks great, shame I just bought the Camelbak. I'll probably go with wrapping the camera in a towel for the time being and see how I get on. Maybe look at a camera wrap and then if it really bugs me that it takes so long to get the camera out I'll opt for a Compact Sport bag nearer summer.

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    I have camelbak MULE, and warp the camera with photo warp (fleece kind). I won't carry any medium format camera...too heavy, I have hasselblad with CFV...too scare to brake it...

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    Lovely camera but yeah I'd be scared to take something like that out on the trails, same with the Mamiya as well. I think the M9 is generally built to be bashed about a bit more so I'm not as worried to take it out but prefer not to have it too bashed up obviously.

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