Originally Posted by eclarke
The above is a good point though.
My Mamiya 645 kit is far lighter and easier hand held than an RB and the bag with the camera, several backs, three lenses etc. still weighs quite a bit more than my 4x5 backpack with my Tech III (not an especially light field camera,) BTZS hood, spot meter, filters, three lenses, six film holders etc.
The RB is a serious cinder block of a camera, though not so much so as the RZ. IF one wants to shoot mainly handheld...buy it anyway and part it out, buy something more suitable with the proceeds! (Assuming it's all in good shape, of course.)