That was a great and thorough review. Thanks for putting in the time! Excellent work.
Joined Jan 2007
Location: Austin, Texas
Joined Nov 2010
Thanks indeed! I was going to get a Benro C-2691M8 but I'm now reconsidering, as this puppy is almost half the price!
Joined Jan 2009
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Thank you to the OP for this detailed and candid review/comparison.