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May 12, 2009 16:37 |  #1

anyone have one of these?

looking to see how good it is and if it can really hold 17lbs like it claims

right now I have a manfrotto 3021pro which I really like, its very sturdy but also at 5.1lbs a little heavy :)

so looking to get another tripod as I have a wimberly head mounted to that and its a pain switching back and forth heads

so I am thinking of getting this flashpoint but I dont want to waste my time if its junk, for the cost it seems far to good to be true

looked around and I cant find much info on here about it

I need something to hold about 15 lbs with the 1D, sigma 500, flash, better beamer, wimberly head

or even the 1328 model which should hold 24lbs


Canon 1DMKII, 7D, 5DMKII, 1D MKII
Canon 500L, 100-400L
, 70-200 2.8L, 17-40L, 24-105L, 24mm 2.8,50mm 1.4, 85mm 1.8, 135mm 2.8 SF, 100mm Macro
Canon 430 & 580 flashes

  
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May 12, 2009 16:40 |  #2

also I just noticed something but does this thing only have one angle setting? if so that kills it right there I want something that can do multiple angles :)


Canon 1DMKII, 7D, 5DMKII, 1D MKII
Canon 500L, 100-400L
, 70-200 2.8L, 17-40L, 24-105L, 24mm 2.8,50mm 1.4, 85mm 1.8, 135mm 2.8 SF, 100mm Macro
Canon 430 & 580 flashes

  
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