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08-05-2016, 02:54 PM   #1
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A real good tripod deal?

I bought the Benro TMA48CLB4 tripod. B&H had it priced at $350 and everyone else was getting $550 for it. I called Adorama and they matched the $350 price and bought it from them. B&H says it is now discontinued but everyone else is still asking $550. Did I get a good deal? It is a super tripod in my opinion.--charliezap

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08-05-2016, 03:48 PM   #2
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If you like it and got it that much less I'm sure it's a good deal. B&H often uses "discontinued" the same as "out of stock". It sure looks solid and tall. I was never sure if I would like the twist lock legs, but I have been using an Induro with twist locks for 6.5 years now and prefer them quite a bit.

And you're sure to intimidate a lot of photographers with little spindly leg tripods and missing or reversed hoods.
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You could suspend a drill from that and go looking for oil.

If you are happy with your purchase I wouldn't bother searching for reasons to change that contentment.

I have a trio of Slik tripods which I am really happy with, I am not inclined make myself unhappy by lusting after the latest Manfrotto or Gitzo.

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QuoteOriginally posted by charliezap Quote
Did I get a good deal?

Anytime that you can save yourself 200 bucks is a good deal Charlie !! The pod looks great. Now, what to spend the saved $200 on.

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That thing looks beefy. Nice.
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I think that I got a super price at $350.It's now $580 everywhere even B&H and Adorama.--charliezap
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