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07-10-2018, 05:01 AM   #1
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Case recommendation for Oben CT-2491 with gimbal head

Hello,

the CT-2491 + gimbal kit from Oben is great, and comes with a case for the tripod. However, with the gimbal head attached, it does not come close to fitting. The gimbal and tripod can clamp together for a more solid attachment, and I don't want to separate them each time I carry them.

I'm guessing most gimbal users face the same problems. Can you propose a bag made specifically for this, or at least a bag that will fit the kit?

The whole tripod (including the gimbal head) is 82cm long, the gimbal head is 25 cm wide and 8 cm thick, and the legs section of the tripod is 9 cm wide.

Thanks!

07-15-2018, 11:33 AM   #2
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Hello;

I asked a store manager to test a few options. This bag will fit but caution against: "greater stresses at the head connection threading on taller/heavier heads when traveling."

The Manfrotto by Bogen Imaging MBAG90PN Padded Tripod Bag (Black) is a padded ballistic nylon bag designed to carry Bogen/Manfrotto tripod with a head up to 35" long. As with all soft-sided bags, an item's girth may reduce this number. Thermoform padding holds the tripod in place and protects it, especially the head, during transport. It also serves a double purpose by protecting the tripod's hard edges when it is carried. The zipper extends down the length of the bag, but also fully opens the top end of the bag. The end opening allows for faster "quiver" style extraction and insertion of the tripod. The inner pocket holds accessories (such as video head pan bars).The bag is tapered to follow the shape of the tripod and head.

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Thanks for the advice!
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