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Anybody know where I can get a decent, yet inexpensive tripod today?
I stopped into Bromfield yesterday and they were about as helpful as a bag of rocks.

All I really need is a quick release plate for my Giottos but I've seemed to misplace it.

Jun 16, 2012 10:52

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Im pretty sure that Hunts sells Giottos, you could probably just pick up a new quick release

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The Hunts down here carries Giottos so you may be in luck with buying just a plate.

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I should've specified that I had a cheap Giottos tripod.
I called Hunts and they don't carry the one I'm looking for. I think the only place you can find it is online.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com ...nTjHZSL._SL500_AA30​0_.jpgexternal link

I'll just go over there to have a look.

Jun 16, 2012 13:44 as a reply to mwalsh9152's post 20 minutes earlier.

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Well, I had a look around the store and didn't really see anything that caught my eye.
The Manfrotto Modo looked snazzy at first, but when I played with it, it seemed plastic-y.

I ended up grabbing the Manfrotto MK394-H. It doesn't seem all that bad, esp. at that cost.

http://www.bhphotovide​o.com ..._Kit_Aluminum_Tripo​d.htmlexternal link

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cant beat that price for sure

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I was going to offer to sell you my Giottos monopod, as the plate might fit your tripod... but I think you're better off getting a decent tripod and head.

Jun 18, 2012 10:27 as a reply to mwalsh9152's post 1 day earlier.

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PM me info on it as I might take one and not take a tripod everywhere I go.

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Next sunrise outing:
When: Saturday, June 23, 2012 - sunrise is 5:04am, so plan on arriving at 4:15-4:30 for best shots
Where: North Scituate, MA - on the Glades Road near Minot Lighthouseexternal link
Why: Because the ocean + sunrise + lighthouse = zen
Who: Anyone.
What you'll need: Tripod and camera. And insurance?

Going:
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AH thats my anniversary so gotta spend the day with the wife. I will try to make the next outing. Thanks for organizing though !!!!

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Yeah, it's Jeremiah's too (well, Friday technically). The beauty is, it's early in the AM so you'll hardly be missed! :)

Kidding - happy anniversary.

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happy anniversary, Greg...

I'll be up in Canada this weekend... so no sunrise photos...

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Scott, I hope that isn't your boat in your photo on flickr!

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Harm wrote in post #14601967external link
Scott, I hope that isn't your boat in your photo on flickr!

It's not!

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good! I thought you would at least have a better name than HMS Backlash for your vessel ;)

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Harm wrote in post #14601995external link
good! I thought you would at least have a better name than HMS Backlash for your vessel ;)

The HMS ChumBucket

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