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Old 04-21-2009, 11:40 PM
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Where can I get a replacement gripper strap for my black F2?
Im in UK and no one has them :-(
Cant live with the way mines come out of the wash anymore.
HELP!!!

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Old 04-22-2009, 03:42 AM
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Just ordered one from Amazon UK.
Hope its not a fake as ive read about people buying Domke bags from them that were fake.

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Old 04-23-2009, 05:42 AM
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Well I got the replacement strap but its not like the one on their site with a clip, this one has to be sewn and as I dont have a sewing machine i've gotta send it back.
I am so pissed as it cost $54.
Im returning it and have been looking at the Billingham 335, but love Domke so much I dont think I could change now.
Lets hope the new F2 is perfect!

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Old 04-23-2009, 02:07 PM
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IIRC you don't [i]have[/i] to sew it on. You can use adjustable sliders to anchor the strap without stitching the ends. Or you could take the bag and strap to a cobbler or awning maker (someone with sa seriously heavy duty sewing machine) to run the stitches.
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Old 04-23-2009, 05:53 PM
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The replacement strap I got only has 1 adjustment clip on it unlike bags that has 2.
I've ordered a billingham 335 now as my f2 has shrunk so much the bottom bird won't fit in.
I looked at the pic on my profile here of my f2 when it was new and it has shrink height wise too.
Was thinking about getting a F1X the other month but not going to risk it.
On another site selling the strap I have it says comes with instructions, mine didnt.
Anyone got them?
Dont wanna cut of bags strap and end up not getting new on.

UPDATED:
I sat and thought and sat and looked at old bag and thought ah ah.
I've done it, yay!
Jim was right all along Domke are the perfect bag.
It was so simple I couldnt work it out but new straps on and looks great.
Worn bag, new strap=lovely.
Question is i've got a Billingham 335 coming tomorrow and what to do with it, but as i've just moved to the countryside I guess I can use that for country photography and Domkes for press work :-)

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Old 04-23-2009, 10:12 PM
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While on the subject of straps, I have a question. My F1x needs a replacement shoulder strap. Are replacements available anywhere, or do I need to talk to my friend, the seamstress, about some heavy-duty sewing?

Thanks,
Sam
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