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|12-23-2012 10:08 PM|
|royalmarquis||This deal is alive again|
|11-26-2012 06:24 PM|
|11-23-2012 09:20 PM|
vs the inhouse adorama tripod?
|11-23-2012 08:31 PM|
^ to smilesnxtc... as a photographer you should credit that person and from which forum.. I've seen those photos at POTN!
The tripod.. mehhh.. I invested in Carbon Fiber ones with nice heads... tripods you only will need to buy once unless it breaks (CF hardly) or stolen.
|11-23-2012 12:21 PM|
Bought one to try it out when I get home, generally a 4 out of 5 rating across the board, and CostCo's return policy makes this an easy choice. Plus it's right up the street! Here's a link to a photographer who took 34 pics including mounting her 5DMKII + 70-200 lens in portrait orientation with 580 flash! Yes it creeped but if that's hardly ever the case for you, this is a nice tripod.
|11-23-2012 10:08 AM|
|ScrewDriver1965||I think this is also a lightning deal on Amazon at 4:30 PM CST likely the same price.|
|11-23-2012 07:41 AM|
vs the inhouse adorama tripod?
|11-23-2012 07:24 AM|
|11-22-2012 10:03 AM|
However, form Vanguard's web site, this Alta Pro seems to have more features than Dolica's tripod, such as tilt center column.
I decided to go with Dolica, primarily because of price and weight.
|11-22-2012 07:56 AM|
how is this compared to Vanguard on adorama?
|11-22-2012 04:24 AM|
Dolica Tripod with Ball Head Bundle ZX600B103 - $80 @ Costco
Dolica Proline 60" Carbon Fiber Tripod with Ball Head Bundle ZX600B103 from Costco
Valid 11/22/12 through 11/26/12. While supplies last.
Price $79.99 (S&H included)
The Dolica ZX600B103 is the successor to our premiere CX carbon fiber series. The ZX600B103 is offered at an industry leading low price for a 60” Carbon Fiber Tripod ball head combo. Carbon fiber is an upgraded material that is known for its lightweightness, resistance to vibration, and greater torsional stability compared to aluminum. With a max height of 60”, the ZX600B103 is a suitable height for most people. This tripod uses a traditional ball head design with separate control for pan and tilt. Other upgraded features include bubble level on the tripod and compass. Comfort foam grips also make it convenient for handling purposes. 3-angle leg locks allow for multi-angle tripod positioning. Lastly, included with every ZX600B300 is a padded nylon case for storage.
4 leg sections - 8 layer carbon fiber legs
Retractable center column hook
Removable center column for low-angle shots
Convenient one-handed leg twist locks open and close
Maximum Operating Height (center column extended): 60" center / 48.5” center column not extended
Minimum Operating Height: 21”
Folded Height: 23.25"
Net Weight: 3.5 lbs
Max Operating Load: 13.0 lbs
Number of Leg Sections: 4
Base Thread: 3/8"
Quick Release Thread: 1/4"
Panoramic Angle: horizontal-360 degrees and vertical-90 degrees
Material: Aluminum alloy and carbon fiber legs
Ball Head Features:
Fluid pan movement base
Traditional design ballhead offers classic design with pan and tilt knobs
Quick release plate has convenient flip locking screw
360 degree marking for panoramic shots
Ball head is removable