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Unread 01-30-2010, 09:59 PM
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Re: Tripod for packing?

I packed in with the Manfrotto this year, and could not have been happier. Incredibly versatile and easy to use, and very stable for the weight.
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    Unread 02-07-2010, 05:25 PM
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    Re: Tripod for packing?

    Originally Posted by mikeincg View Post
    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.

    That is what I use and I love the rock steady stability and high end quality

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    Unread 02-07-2010, 10:44 PM
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    Re: Tripod for packing?

    ATH, The sportsman is much lighter w/ same set up, ie pistol grip or acc. had both, also cam locks seam quicker
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