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Old February 2nd, 2014, 11:35 AM   #1
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Video camera bags Kata vs Lowepro any opinions

I carry a lot of equipment to video sports. I have narrowed my search down to the following bags:

Lowepro ProRunner 450 AW
Kata Bumblebee PL-220
Kata PL-PV-410

I also looked at the ThinkTank Streetwalker Hard Drive but the other bags have better price vs size ratio. I have the ThinkTank Airport Essentials bag and like its features, but just think other brands may provide better options. I looked at Kata PL-PV-610, but it well may be too big.

So does anyone have PERSONAL experience with the bags I listed? I have read specs and reviews, but it is really hard to pick one sight unseen. But can't find them locally. Street prices puts them all within $40 of each other, so price isn't really a major deciding point.

Any and all real life help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old February 2nd, 2014, 04:13 PM   #2
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I own bags of both brands and both are just fine. Nicely padded.
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Old February 2nd, 2014, 06:40 PM   #3
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I have both brands because I had to buy a Kata bag to fit my camera as all the Lowepro bags are too small.
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Old February 2nd, 2014, 07:55 PM   #4
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I don't have any experience with those particular models but my pecking order for protective bags for gear is:
- Portabrace
- Kata
- Lowepro
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Old February 2nd, 2014, 08:35 PM   #5
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I personally have products from all 3 brands (but not those particular models) and would recommend any of them. All very good quality, well padded, etc.
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