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Stormy Portrush (Terrible Images!)

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« Reply #15 on: January 14, 2009, 07:35:02 pm »

It's not a joy to carry .... most of the time it wears a 393 "monopod" gimbal head & gets used as an altaz stand for my 80mm refractor & bins. I use a Manfrotto 190 (the magnesium one) as a normal portable photo tripod, steady enough for most work, about half the weight and considerably less bulky than the 028, but not solid enough for a 400mm f/2.8 lens.

Incidentally the Manfrotto site lists the max height of the various models they make (the head of course adds a few inches extra).
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