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Mantona Camera Bag. Anyone own it?

I want a large camera bag that can hold the OMD EM5 II body, 6 lenses (which will include the Olympus 7-14 f2.8 and the Panasonic Vario 100-300mm as the largest; the remaining 4 are smaller), 2 standard flashguns, a small ring flash unit and assorted accessories like battery chargers, mains cables, diffusers etc. I dislike backpack type camera cases with a passion. I shopped around and most 'large' cases are not reaaly that large while the Walimex is too big. Without going for needlessly expensive Billingham jobs the only one that seems suitable is the Mantona Large Photo Bag "New York" (why New York?) available at a reasonable 46 on Amazon. Looks ugly but seems good enough for the job.

Has anyone used this bag? Or can suggest a similarly sized alternative under 70?
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Re: Mantona Camera Bag. Anyone own it?

https://www.7dayshop.com/

7dayshop Canvas Pro Duo DSLR Camera Shoulder Bag - See the Product Video!

Just bought one of these@ 32.99, best bag I have ever owned ( and it looks very similar to a Billingham

I have dealt with 7dayshop for years and can vouch for their quality and service.
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Re: Mantona Camera Bag. Anyone own it?

Bravo! I too have bought from 7-day shop for years. Cannot think why I did not check them out.

TBH, the shape, dimensions and the weight of this bag are almist exactly the same as the Mantona. BUT, this bag is made of canvas, which makes it look much better than the Mantona. Also, it is 13 pounds cheaper.

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Re: Mantona Camera Bag. Anyone own it?

No problem, be interested to hear your opinion if you buy one. Mine hold my 4/3rds gear with ease.
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Re: Mantona Camera Bag. Anyone own it?

During my endless quest for the perfect bag I bought the 7dayshop Canvas Pro Duo DSLR Camera Shoulder Bag and it is without doubt simply superb. Very well designed, strong and durable with loads of clever features, nooks and crannies. It should have been the last bag I needed but no, I needed a bag that will take my EM-1 with 40-150mm Pro fitted, other lenses, Metz flash and accessories. I settled on a Lowepro Nova Sport 35L AW which does the job.

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Re: Mantona Camera Bag. Anyone own it?

They look like very nice bags.
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Re: Mantona Camera Bag. Anyone own it?

I ordered and received the Canvas Pro Duo from 7-day shop. Great bag and a steal at 35 (including P&P) considering what some of the branded (and not necessarily better) bags cost.
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Glad you like it
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