tripod and ballhead suggestions

Started 11 months ago | Discussions thread
Rich Rosen
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Re: tripod and ballhead suggestions
In reply to Photec, 11 months ago

Photec wrote:

A tripod is only as stable as it's weakest link. IMHO, even having a center column weakens the stability, when it is raised the whole purpose of having a tripod is blown. I suugest using tripods with no center column. FWIW. Good luck.

Some years ago, I modified my tripod by removing the center post and replacing it with a tripod base made by Markins. I still have the post and parts, but not having a post is no great loss.

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