Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
12-31-2013, 09:22 AM   #16
Forum Member




Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Hook, Hampshire
Posts: 61
QuoteOriginally posted by crewl1 Quote
I recently purchased a convertible Benro Travel Angel like this one: New Benro A2682TB1 Aluminium Travel Tripod Monopod Combo | eBay
The B1 ball head that comes with this unit is big and locks solid.
The tripod converts to a monopod as well.
The tripod is a little heavier than I expected but it makes it very sturdy.
The quality seems very good for the price.
QuoteOriginally posted by crewl1 Quote
New Benro A2682TB1 Aluminium Travel Tripod Monopod Combo

Hi Crewl1


I've just ordered one of these (apparently revision II ,,, not sure when that came out) for my K3. I will be using with Sigma 17-70 f2.8-4 and DA* 60-250 f4. The latter makes a circa 2kg combination on the K3. I had seen many positive reviews for the tripod but sadly after I ordered some fairly negative ones about the Benro heads. They said the B1 was gritty in movement - not smooth ... and some suggested not confidently stable.


I should get in next week ... but keen to know your thoughts - particularly of the B1 head.


Best regards


Paul

Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
ball, camera, dust, head, k-5, manfrottos, pentax help, photography, tripod
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Decent tripod for under 100 sharepointalex Pentax Camera and Field Accessories 15 01-28-2013 06:16 PM
For Sale - Sold: For Sale in Australia Tamron 18-250, Takumar 135 / 3.5 and 2.5,Pentax SMC K 200 Westoz Sold Items 15 06-07-2012 04:24 AM
Looking for a tripod for my K-5! RagingWinds Pentax K-5 15 06-06-2012 12:36 PM
New tripod for my K-5 cbope Pentax Camera and Field Accessories 4 12-13-2011 07:04 AM
Vote for your pick for tripod under $100 Ehlacore Pentax Camera and Field Accessories 34 11-14-2010 08:25 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:44 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top