A&P looks like i'm getting this tripod/head for my bday. any comments?

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  1. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    anyone have this one & not like it or have something wrong with it or something?

    i decided against the carbon fiber one, because i didn't really see myself traveling with it very often.

    i put my camera/grip/24-70/flash on my cheapo Best Buy tripod, and it was a fucking joke. the 'plastic' head just kept bending down from the weight. :rofl:

    I got the Pro model because i wanted to be able to hang the camera horizontally off the side. i like that feature. whether or not i'll ever use it will be interesting to find out.

    Bogen-Manfrotto 190XPROB tripod
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...UTF8&coliid=I2OEMFXYLX4LD8&colid=RWGHKE3DL009

    Bogen-Manfrotto 488RC2 ballhead
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...=UTF8&coliid=IJJQF2M0J5GGG&colid=RWGHKE3DL009


    :dunno:
     
  2. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    i would go for the second one you posted over the first

    single axis adjustability ftw :dunno:
     
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    I hate pan/tilt heads, ballhead ftw
     
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    Cobber Wanna touch my bunny hole?

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    I would not recommend the 190 legs ... I had them for about 2 days and didn't like them ... spring for the 055

    For the price of them I didn't think they were as sturdy and I would have liked
     
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    Nice :bigthumb:

    the 055 replaced the 3021pro I believe, its a little more robust if you want to spring for a few bucks more
     
  7. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    i've never used a pan/tilt ... why do you say that?
     
  8. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    :cool: will do. not much more $$
     
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    it's not as easy to use IMO :hs:
     
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    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    makes sense ... 3 knobs versus one.

    and thanks for the tips on the 055 ... reading some reviews, it's a lot nicer than the other one.
     
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    i am going to finally spring for a nice tripod once i get back to the states. i dont know why that wasnt one of the first things i bought, its so important, and im in the same boat, putting just my 20d (no grip or flash) and my 17-40 on my shitty tripod yields hilarious results.

    i have a good monopod that I bought for traveling in places where you cant set up a tripod, but i need to rock the bogen/manfrotto upon my return to the states.
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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