Here’s an odd question from a caller. Do BosStraps use any magnets in the strap? It turns out the caller was trying to use a competitor’s strap that incorporated a magnetic latch to close a small pocket attached to the strap. Every time he put the strap on, he experienced issues related to his surgical implant. Magnets in Camera Straps can be a Problem for Some Photographers.
I did some research on this and found that magnets in straps can affect pacemakers and defibrillators when in the proximity of the magnetic field. Here’s a link to the article that talks about the problem of magnetic fields and implants: Read Now.