A&P I'm really tempted to buy this tripod for $13

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by White Stormy, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    http://www.woot.com/

    Features:
    • Floor Standing Tripod
    • 2-Way panhead and quick shoe
    • 180 and 360 head adjustment
    • Sturdy steel twist-lock legs with easy-grip rubber feet
    • Camera mount pivots for shots at almost any angle
    • Sure grip handle for panning
    • Quick release shoe
    • Includes Carrying Pouch
    • Maximum Tripod Height: 40”
    • Minimum Tripod Height: 10.5”
    • Tripod Load Capacity: 8.8lb

    But if it broke and my camera got wounded, I'd cry.
     
  2. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    since I'm the only sane person awake right now.. here's proof for everyone that will miss the deal and post about it later :hs:

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  3. quid

    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    no effing way, thats mad cheap son.
     
  4. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    i'd use it for a speedlite or something.
     
  5. 1.8

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    I'll stick with my beast pod I got for $3 at the thrift store ;)
     
  6. 3x

    3x New Member

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    bought it for a speedlite :o
     
  7. Dwight Schrute

    Dwight Schrute New Member

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    You get what you pay for.

    Why do people spend thousands on cameras and lenses then spend 10 bucks on a Walmart tripod?
     
  8. Valence

    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    My 30 dollar wal mart special is just going to be for still life stuff :o
     
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    f/2.8L New Member

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    Good deal for something to hold a flash. I wouldn't trust it for my camera though.
     
  10. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    dont you need to hold your camera still for that tho?
     
  11. Valence

    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    huh? My comment was that I bought a 30 dollar wal mart tripod that's for indoor use only. Should be ok.
     
  12. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    get = pay for
     
  13. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Wouldn't trust it with my camera.
     
  14. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    damnit I didn't think about that :(
     
  15. Jcolman

    Jcolman OT Supporter

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    That's fine if you never want your light more than 40" off the floor.

    Buy a lightstand for $30 and you'll be happier.
     
  16. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    i would've bought this, damn
     
  17. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    i have a targus one that is similar for my g9

    also use it a background lightstand for a speedlight when lightstands wont go short enough.
     
  18. mobbarley

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    good point.
     
  19. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    you dont realise the difference until you have used something better. "its a tripod, sure it might not be the strongest but how can anything be more stable than a tripod"
    :rofl:
     
  20. Dwight Schrute

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    Huh? Since when is a tripod only useful outdoors?
     

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