Where find the Velbon Carmagne 630 Tripod?

Started Jun 28, 2003 | Discussions thread
Mark Booth
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Hakuba HG-6230C
In reply to Cliff Kline, Jun 30, 2003

Cliff,

The Hakuba HG-6230C is the same tripod as the Velbon Carmagne 630 EXCEPT the metal parts on the Hakuba are aluminum vs. magnesium on the Velbon. The weight difference is about 1/2 pound.

B&H has the HG-6230C for $270:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh2/controller/home?O=productlist&A=details&Q=&sku=187338&is=REG

They also carry the Hakuba 6240, a four leg section model.

FWIW, I own the 6230 and I'm VERY pleased with it. Very sturdy. I've paired it with the Velbon PH-263 magnesium ballhead (the standard model, not the PH-263Q Quick Release model). The combo works well with my 10D.

Mark

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