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Old 09-21-2008, 09:22 AM
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Re: Tripod for packing?



This little rascal from Al Ewing over in Spokane is a pretty nice little scope stand for hunting. It comes with extra vertical tubes, so the height can be extended quite a bit if desired. Also has a spike in the base, which can be pressed into soft ground for additional stability. I've had it for several years and it continues to serve well.

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Old 10-13-2008, 12:05 PM
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Re: Tripod for packing?

Anybody here ever use Gitzo tripods, incredibly expensive but light and sturdy, I want to get the Gitzo Mountaineer to use with my 15x56's and my Nikon 80 when backpacking.

Mike
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Old 10-23-2008, 11:45 PM
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Re: Tripod for packing?

I recently purchased an Outdoorsmans medium tripod. They arent cheap, but it is awesome. It will be the last tripod I buy. Check em out!

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Old 10-26-2008, 10:17 PM
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Re: Tripod for packing?

I just bought a Vortex from Doug at Cameraland. Inexpensive, good quality, light weight [2 1/4 lbs w/ head]. I havn't packed it in the field yet but am hunting third season colorado next week and will give it a workout.
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Old 10-29-2008, 09:31 PM
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Re: Tripod for packing?

Slik 613CF is IMO the best tripod for the money, get it with their smallest pan head and you got a light and stiff package that still telescops to 4ft. The package all together is 2.2 lbs
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Old 01-28-2009, 07:07 PM
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Re: Tripod for packing?

I have that Leupy Compact and have had for a long time, I hate the damm thing and am not wild about the Leupy spotter I have on it.

I also have a Gitso CF tripod with Manfrotto pan head and a Leica 62 Armoured 16-48 spotter and THAT is a setup, but, it costs a chunk of change.

I intend getting a lighter head than the Manfrotto and that is going to be that, can't do better than Leica.
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Old 07-31-2009, 09:17 PM
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Re: Tripod for packing?

Check out the Outdoorsmans line of tripods, everything seems to be machined out of good quality, light weight material and the fit and finish is quality craftmanship. There are many accessories available for them that make them the handiest tripod out there (imo)
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