Changing bags

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  1. cliveh

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    Why don’t the manufacturers of changing bags sew the inner and outer bag together, so you can’t put everything in the lining by mistake?
     
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    Great question. I can't tell you how many times I've loaded a changing bag and then got a big surprise when I stick my hands in the holes.
     
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    I use one and my complaint is no flat bottom. Everything wants to congregate in the middle. :sad:
     
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    +1 on the Harrison tent, bought mine and never looked back. Pure luxury!!!

    Roger
     
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    The one I referred to has a flat bottom.
     
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    What a great idea! Thanks! (Runs to the closet to get needle and thread).
     
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    Do not let the needle make light leaks!
     
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    Thx Sirius Glass - that looks like a GREAT changing bag/tent!

    I've looked at the Harrison changing tents and the price is just out of touch with reality for what it is.
     
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    The only problem that I have with that bag is that working with Grafmatic 45s are a little tight.
     
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    How does that help when you have a problem in the field?
     
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    That's not a problem I'd ever encounter! I'm using 120 film and will never make the leap to LF. Besides, my $12 eScam changing bag works fine for the foreseeable future. I'm not in the market for too much these days (aside from needing to pick up some b&w film for photographing a friends newborn).

    All the same, I book marked the link to that changing "cube" and maybe it can go on my Christmas list.
     
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    I have had both and sold the cube, kept the Harrison. The cube is such a PITA to set up & take down. If you can leave is set up, not so bad, except takes up a lot of room and collects dust. I purchased a like new Harrison for about a $100 but it does take time to find a deal like that. It is very easy & quick to set up & take down. YMMV