A&P Tripod+monopod combo ?

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  1. insomnia

    insomnia New Member

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    I remember seeing a tripod/monopod combination somewhere, but it was pretty shitty quality. it wasn't one of those monopods with legs (like this), it was more of a tripod with a removable center (monopod).

    you guys know of any decent examples exist that don't cost and arm and a leg? :o
     
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    a tripod is something you don't want to go cheap on - save up your money and get a good quality one.

    bogen/manfrotto's aren't that expensive, but are of excellent quality
     
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    I'd just like to not spend a shitload on a tripod at this time, I dunno how much use I'll get out of it... but I would like a monopod, and the combination seemed like it'd be useful to me
     
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    if you don't think that you'll get a lot of use out it, then it won't hurt to just save up for a nice one

    http://www.trek-tech.com/
     
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    I'd be concerned about how long that shit is, I'd think it would move really easy in the wind :dunno:
     
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    1, you don't want to use a monopod in anything more than light wind. They're just there to add a little bit more stability than holding it in your hand.

    2. i went cheap on a tripod. I regret it. Don't go cheap on the tripod homes.
     
  7. insomnia

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    wert, I was responding to the one he posted that's a monopod with legs. see 1:25, I have the feeling it would blow like crazy in the wind

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    I want a monopod for shooting some macro stuffs, mostly bugs and such... mostly moving ones where I think a mono would be better than a tripod because they constantly move. These trek-techs don't seem to collapse at all so it'd be pretty much useless for anything low.
     
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    tethered or bust :mamoru:

    Ive been so obsessed with that set-up
     
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