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07-13-2010, 07:55 PM   #1
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[ACQUIRED] Tripod

I'd love a good tripod, with a head or just the legs. My budget isn't the greatest in the world (maybe under $100?) but I'm building it up as I work, so some now for the legs, some later for a head I figure?

Weight is key--lighter, the better. I'm 6'3" tall, my body (K10D) + my heaviest lens (Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm, first edn) weighs in around 3lbs., but I'm building my stable up steadily.

Doesn't have to look pretty.


So, what've you got?

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I'm not a tripod fan, but I think you will need about 3X your budget.

Lightweight = 1X
Tall = 1X
Sturdy = 1X
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QuoteOriginally posted by SpecialK Quote
I'm not a tripod fan, but I think you will need about 3X your budget.

Lightweight = 1X
Tall = 1X
Sturdy = 1X
Well, right now I'm looking at a Slik 330dx for around $60 on the local CL, but I was curious if anyone on here had something kicking around under the bed, buried in a closet, or in some dark corner of a basement.

While I understand that tripling my budget would be ideal, I'm a student paying my way through school, and this is a hobby for me at the moment, so maybe up to $100 for legs + $70 for a head (or under) would be perfect.

It would be an occasional thing to use, but I'd like it to be light to carry around.
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How's about you offer me what you've got and I offer my 'yay' or 'nay,' sounds good?

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Don't know if this is tall enough for you...(I usually hunch over...)

Amazon.com: Dolica AX620B100 62-Inch Proline Tripod and Ball Head: Camera & Photo

Ah, sorry, I missed the part where you already had one in mind.

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