A&P holy shit.... WTF overpriced tripod..... *link*

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  1. xXVERBXx

    xXVERBXx Tungsten Carbide Member

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    holy bling bling
    that price is nuts
     
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    Well the head is included too :dunno:
     
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    its actually a good price. good tripods are worth their weight in gold, which brings us to our first reason to invest in a good tripod

    leight weight (CF, bassalt, aluminum)
    ability to hold lots of weight even on uneven surfaces or in the wind
    more adjustability, can shot straight down or move the center bar 90º to get a ultra low angle perspective
    last forever
    levels
    etc


    Mine was 300 for the legs, and I have a ball head, 3 way pant/tilt head, and squeeze handle head, which were all about $70 each
     
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    If you think that's expensive, try pricing video tripods with fluid pan heads. We paid $7,000 for our lightweight tripod, and $9,000 for our heavy duty tripod.
     
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    That doesn't look like a bad price. My husband has the Bogen / Manfrotto 458B NeoTec Pro Photo Tripod with 322RC2 Head and paid a little over what that auction is going for. Its a really nice tripod too!

     
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    Thats the same legs I bought. Great for travel, but I wish it was a little more stable with heavy loads on it. I have to use it for a 4x5 large format camera too. I think I'll probally end up with another set of legs
     
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    My husband shoots weddings so its great for some church shots and then the bridal party/family shots. But that is about all he uses it for.
     
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    always expect that anything related to photography will be expensive as shit
     
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    :werd: those are insane expensive, i remember my dad telling me about how much they cost, while he was filming the cooking show.
     
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    know how to read?


     
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    and I'm sure its a great one :ugh:
     

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