A&P Someone sell me a monopod

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  1. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    get a feisol cm 1471. its a beast, its carbon fiber and it solid. I use it with my 400 with ease.
     
  3. OlafBeserka

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    I thought that would be like a 250 monopod, but its not that badly priced. I'll look into it. I wanted something cheap around $50ish that would handle 40d+grip + 70-200
     
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    the twist locks on the feisol are kind of annoying
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    wtf do you need a monopod for with a 70-200
     
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    ditto this.
     
  7. OlafBeserka

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    i have scrawny arms :hs:
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    are you a woman
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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    if so, where's the self portrait
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    really i prefer them actually, less likely to get snagged then teh buckle type of my bogen one.

    gitzo has twist locks :)
     
  11. OlafBeserka

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    im not. Its just for low lit places to help stabilize the camera
     
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    They are fine once you figure out how to expand/contract the tripod/monopod properly. Work "top down" to expand and "bottom up" to contract.
     
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    yeah, but it's pretty annoying when you need to quickly adjust the height of the monopod w/o looking w/a 400/500/600 on it...

    levers are much quicker
     
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    i dunno ive never had a problem
     
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    what do you need a monopod for
     
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