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05-10-2016, 03:57 PM - 1 Like   #1
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Gitzo GT3542L

Any user opinions why I should not get this set of legs? Thank`s in advance.
http://bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1034917-REG/gitzo_gt3542l_gt3532_mountaineer_series_3.html


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Price is always the major knock on Gitzos...it's never a matter of quality. I've used a metal-legged Gitzo as my main tripod since about 1988 and it's still going strong, but that's only serious hobby use. At work, we've used a carbon-fiber legged Gitzo for daily video use since 2001. It recently developed a problem with one of the legs, but I don't think it's anything major. Just needs new bushings in one of the tightening collars and it ought to be good for another 15 years.
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QuoteOriginally posted by TaoMaas Quote
At work, we've used a carbon-fiber legged Gitzo for daily video use since 2001.
That right there says a lot about build quality. Yes they are pretty pricey...
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OK. The Gitzo is Sweet!(and light like "heavenly hash") Handles the K5, Jobu jr3. and a 150-450 just fine. I do feel more confident with the equipment set on the Manfrotto 475B thou.

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