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May 20, 2011 21:15 |  #106

GeeMack wrote in post #12449908 (external link)
Thanks for the pics. I'm very close to ordering a 2540 with LX3. Can't seem to find dhsummer any more. Only one left is cameramate2010.

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May 20, 2011 21:16 |  #107

Thanks!!


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May 22, 2011 01:44 |  #108

Just remember the 2540 has flip locks instead of twist. Seems to be love it or hate it for each type, some love twist and hate flip locks, and vice-versa. Probably why they were smart and made a tripod with the flip locks as an option. :)


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May 22, 2011 18:12 |  #109

Hey everyone,
I'm in need of a tripod that's <$250.
I plan to use it for travel, so it has to be light weight.
I am looking for carbon fiber if possible, but the price goes up.
I was looking at the Benro Travel Angel series and I ran across this thread.

Horusbennu C-2540 Tripod w LX-3 Ballhead NEW

Would this be a good first tripod and head for me? And is this the reason most of you are purchasing this tripod?
The gear: sigma 10-20, t2i, 55-250mm etc



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May 23, 2011 02:59 |  #110

pkim1230 wrote in post #12458977 (external link)
Hey everyone,
I'm in need of a tripod that's <$250.
I plan to use it for travel, so it has to be light weight.
I am looking for carbon fiber if possible, but the price goes up.
I was looking at the Benro Travel Angel series and I ran across this thread.

Horusbennu C-2540 Tripod w LX-3 Ballhead NEW

Would this be a good first tripod and head for me? And is this the reason most of you are purchasing this tripod?
The gear: sigma 10-20, t2i, 55-250mm etc

Should be fine for you, its very cheap for a CF tripod and head, and seems to have very nice features.


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May 23, 2011 07:05 |  #111

I keep following this forum waiting for a horror story but so far folks seem to like and be happy with their Horusbennu choice.


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May 23, 2011 16:08 |  #112

I thinking of the LX-5 with a C-2540 Carbon Fiber Tripod.

Decent enough for a 7D with a 70-200 IS MK2?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk …orm-MonoPod-/280559912413 (external link)

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May 23, 2011 23:05 |  #113

After much debate I bit and made an offer an a C-2540 w/LX-3 ball head. Hope to receive it soon.




  
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May 23, 2011 23:13 |  #114

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After much debate I bit and made an offer an a C-2540 w/LX-3 ball head. Hope to receive it soon.

how much did you offer? i offerd 180 and he hasn't replied in 24 hours



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May 23, 2011 23:15 |  #115

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how much did you offer? i offerd 180 and he hasn't replied in 24 hours

I was going to offer $190 like others had but went with $185. I'm sure they will counter at either $195 or $200. We know what these are selling for but it's always good to start out at a lower price as starting offer. :p




  
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May 23, 2011 23:17 |  #116

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I was going to offer $190 like others had but went with $185. I'm sure they will counter at either $195 or $200. We know what these are selling for but it's always good to start out at a lower price as starting offer. :p

i'm afraid the auction listing is going to be over before seller counteroffers.
it has 10 hours left



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May 23, 2011 23:20 |  #117

pkim1230 wrote in post #12467309 (external link)
i'm afraid the auction listing is going to be over before seller counteroffers.
it has 10 hours left

This auction here? http://cgi.ebay.com …415647dab5#ht_1​8439wt_912 (external link)

I don't see an end time for it?




  
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May 23, 2011 23:41 |  #118

Oh I just saw the end time. It ends in about 10 hours. I went back, retracted my bid and made another offer at $195. Hopefully it will be accepted. Should be okay considering people have been paying around that price.




  
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May 24, 2011 03:05 |  #119

Just wondering, has anyone tried the C3540V? Seems to be a very interesting option, good height (most of the horusbennu stuff seems to be quite short...), good load capacity, twist locks, light weight...


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May 24, 2011 06:20 |  #120

^^^^^
I was wondering the same thing. But with the LX5 head it's about $150 more than the 2540/LX3 combo. Wonder if it's worth the money. Seems only slightly heavier and about the same length folded up so traveling with it should be about the same as the 2540.


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