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|| SportsShooter.com: News Item: Posted 2007-09-24
In The Bag: Or should it be 'On The Cart'?
By Matt Brown
I've been asked many times what's up with the BIG cart? For me it all starts with my cart! I love my cart. The Big Kahuna told me about a really sweet cart he had found.
Photo by Matt Brown
Matt Brown loves his Rock N Roll Multi-Cart.
I had just had a very bad experience with a cart and a bungee cord to the face. The next day I had the Rock N Roll Multi-Cart. No more bungee cords!
With all the gear I have I just can't get it all into a roller. The bags I work out of are the Lightware MF1623 Multi Format, the Think Tank Airport Check In and Modulus Speed Set and maybe a Glass Taxi (if I bring the 400mm).
The Rock N Roll Multi-Cart holds up to 500 lbs. and folds up. Perfect, let's get on! I take the cart every place. 90% of what I do starts with the MF1623 Multi Format.
This is my football set up. Basketball, Hockey and AVP add other MF1623 and a MF1420.
The Contents: MF1623 Multi Format.
(2) Nikon D2Xs
(4) Nikon D200
(1) 200-400mm f/4
(1) 70-200 f/2.8
(1) 17-55 f/2.8
(1) 80-400 f/4-5.6
(1) Lightware rain cover
(4) 1GB Lexar cards (emergency)
The Contents: Glass Taxi
400mm f/2.8 (if I'm shooting a night game)
The Contents: Airport Check In
15 inch MacBook Pro
(4) 800 Lexar Card Readers
(1) Nikon Coolpix S50
Pens and Sharpies
Chargers and Cables
The Contents: Modulus Speed Set
1.4 and 2x Teleconverter
(1) 10.5mm f/2.8
(1) 12-24 f/4
(1) SB-800 Speedlight
Why use the cart? Because I want to save my back! I don't want to carry a thing going in and out of ballparks and fields. I don't what to move gear from on bag to other and forget something at home. Bring the bags and let the cart do the work.
(Matt Brown is a Southern California-based freelance photographer. His client include the Big West Conference, Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long Beach, U.C. Irvine, the Orange County Register and espn the Magazine. He is also the co-founder of the Sports Shooter Academy. You can see his work on his SportsShooter.com member page at: http://www.sportsshooter.com/mattb. His personal website is: http://www.mattbrownphoto.com.)
Matt's member page
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