Tamrac’s New G-Lite Bags Improve Upon Gura Gear Favorites

Tamrac, having purchased Gura Gear in 2015, has introduced an update to the Bataflae backpacks, which were Gura customer favorites. Now the G-Elite G26 and G32 carries the Gura tradition forward under the Tamrac brand.

Tamrac said the new bags feature a patent pending butterfly multi-access system that is a smarter way of carrying and accessing camera gear. The configuration maximizes the interior space making it possible to work out of the bag with multiple bodies attached to lenses in the field.

The larger G32 swallows professional-size DSLRs (with or without L-brackets), medium format systems and long lenses — up to 500mm attached to body (up to 800mm unattached).

The butterfly flaps, first introduced in our Kiboko line of packs, provide access to just the gear needed. They are useful in tight environments like tour vehicles and stadiums or in rough conditions where exposing the entire kit is less desirable.

There are times, however, when opening the bag completely is helpful, like loading and unloading or in studio environments. This is where the butterfly multi-access system kicks in with the pinch of a buckle, the butterfly flaps release to a full traditional opening.

Available in Charcoal and Olive, the bags are PVC-free, feature durable materials, flawless craftsmanship and the world's best zippers, YKK RC-FUSE with an industry first weather resistant coating that repels water while remaining flexible and easy to operate.

Additional features of the G32 include a M.O.L.L.E. compatible side attachment system that allows for multi-point tripod or monopod configurations as well as the attachment of other accessories with the innovative quick-hook side straps.

Each bag comes with a removable seam-sealed adjustable rain cover that can also be used as a ground cloth, fully-riveted handles and color-coded zipper pulls that can easily be operated with gloved hands.

The G32 weighs 4.8 pounds, while the smaller G27 weighs 4.4 pounds. The G32 is priced at $399.95, while the G27 is $359.95.

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