I, too, prefer it that way, but, then again, I'm not carrying forty sizable chunks of lead in my box. That would seem to be a great way to get a hernia. When I order my new traps this winter, a cartridge box sling will be included.
There was quite a discussion on this subject on one of the forums. It has probably gone to Internet Heaven by now. I seem to remember quotes from medical people recommending aginst it. Perhaps someone who has these references will chime in.
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