1. It is easier to build. Pure unadulterated selfishness on my part.
2, The magnets have to be somewhat forced apart. And, due to their holding power, what they are covered in to secure them will wear out. One rig builder did a couple of mag bags and found that when they wore, the magnets would fall out during deployment.
3. They can snap together and injure your fingers. I KNOW this.
4. And you definitely want to keep the MagBag away from your credit cards.
(This post was edited by JerryBaumchen on Dec 17, 2012, 3:56 PM)