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May 18, 2011 21:31 |  #1

I'm looking for a light tripod for use when I'm hiking or going places. My budget is $200-250 including a decent ball head. Please recommend me some tripods!




  
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May 18, 2011 22:11 |  #2

You won't find anything like that for 200-250$. The best you'll find is aluminum.


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May 18, 2011 22:59 |  #3

I found this on sale at a local Best Buy. However, I couldn't find many reviews on it so I could assume that it's not that good of a tripod. Any opinions on this?

http://www.manfrotto.c​om …_/M-Y_CF_BALL_HEAD_TRIPOD (external link)




  
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May 18, 2011 23:11 |  #4

OR what about this one- http://www.amazon.com …?ie=UTF8&n=5023​94&s=photo (external link)




  
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May 18, 2011 23:42 as a reply to  @ Exposure101's post |  #5

Horusbennu (Korean brand) on eBay.
You'll find some CF/ballhead offers according to your budget.
Also,read this for a better orientation:
https://photography-on-the.net …/showthread.php​?t=1017625
Regarding the tripods,if you happens to like some,look at their max.height (depending on your size) as to not being dissapointed if you buy one too small.
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May 19, 2011 01:46 |  #6

J.Doe wrote in post #12437890 (external link)
Horusbennu (Korean brand) on eBay.
You'll find some CF/ballhead offers according to your budget.
Also,read this for a better orientation:
https://photography-on-the.net …/showthread.php​?t=1017625
Regarding the tripods,if you happens to like some,look at their max.height (depending on your size) as to not being dissapointed if you buy one too small.
Regards,

There are so many models...not sure which one to buy?




  
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May 19, 2011 01:53 |  #7

Exposure101 wrote in post #12438333 (external link)
There are so many models...not sure which one to buy?

THIS thread has a link to a spreadsheet that might be of some use to you.


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May 19, 2011 02:36 |  #8

Exposure101 wrote in post #12437631 (external link)
I found this on sale at a local Best Buy. However, I couldn't find many reviews on it so I could assume that it's not that good of a tripod. Any opinions on this?

http://www.manfrotto.c​om …_/M-Y_CF_BALL_HEAD_TRIPOD (external link)

That Manfrotto tripod weighs almost 3 pounds but it can only handle up to 7.72 pounds. I would think it would be all right in a pinch but I wouldn't use for anything else besides hiking because it wouldn't be very sturdy especially in the wind. You can buy it from here. http://www.manfrotto.u​s …ords_pla&m=2747​&c=1&o=pla (external link)

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