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May 11, 2022 13:53:59   #
DelRae Loc: Oregon
 
I FOUND A TRIPOD


I'm looking for a tripod these are to short I do want 6 foot tall 3-legs quick-release lever-clamp. not very much Money I will spend around 75.00 to 100.00 I have a canon Camera 5DIV and canon lens EF/70-200 2.8 IS
The first two is what I am looking for The last ones I brought New PerGear TH3 Pro Monopod I thought it would work for Basketball in the Bleacher. I hate it never used it I throw the box away so I can't send it back. DelRae

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May 11, 2022 19:03:00   #
Drbobcameraguy Loc: Eaton Ohio
 
DelRae wrote:
I'm looking for a tripod not monopod. 63 inch tall not very much Money I have a canon Camera 5DIV and canon lens EF/70-200 2.8 IS they are to heavy for my Monopod DelRae


Look at the Vanguard line.

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May 12, 2022 07:24:47   #
davidrb Loc: Hangar i13
 
DelRae wrote:
I'm looking for a tripod not monopod. 63 inch tall not very much Money I have a canon Camera 5DIV and canon lens EF/70-200 2.8 IS they are to heavy for my Monopod DelRae


Try Surui, one of the better "values" in photography. Your rig is NOT very heavy, I constantly shoot using a monopod using a 1Dx mated with an EF 500mm lens. This combination has allowed me to shoot wildlife from the Appalachians to the Rockies with minimum efforts. 63 inch tripods are very cumbersome to be lugged into the field.

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May 12, 2022 08:01:16   #
bobups Loc: Venice florida
 
Look at Artcise on Amazon best for money

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May 12, 2022 09:46:25   #
bnsf
 
B&H has MeFoto tripods for under $100.00 as a nightly special. Check with them and see what you can find.

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May 12, 2022 11:14:00   #
dougbev3 Loc: Pueblo, Colorado
 
I have found tripods at thrift stores, yard sales, and my favorite estate sales. Sometimes auctions.

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May 12, 2022 11:45:50   #
jtbdal
 
DelRae wrote:
I'm looking for a tripod not monopod. 63 inch tall not very much Money I have a canon Camera 5DIV and canon lens EF/70-200 2.8 IS they are to heavy for my Monopod DelRae


DelRae:

I have a vintage Velbon Tripod. It is a heavy duty aluminum tripod. I have it for sale for $50. I have attached a couple of pictures.

I am located in Allen, TX.





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May 12, 2022 13:31:06   #
CPR Loc: Nature Coast of Florida
 
Check local Goodwill and other Thrift type stores. Here in Florida these type stores always have tripods, many light duty cheap ones but occasionally some good ones and the cost is very little usually.

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May 12, 2022 14:12:07   #
Boone Loc: Groundhog Town USA
 
DelRae wrote:
I'm looking for a tripod not monopod. 63 inch tall not very much Money I have a canon Camera 5DIV and canon lens EF/70-200 2.8 IS they are to heavy for my Monopod DelRae


I have tried lots of tripods over the years, and this is my choice. Sure, you can spend a lot of money, but rock solid is rock solid...no matter the price. I am 5'8" tall, and I very seldom use the center column.

Use mine all the time in or out of the studio. Love this one...and the price is very low...compared to the quality.


https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KXSF9PS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_image?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Thanks,
Boone

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May 12, 2022 20:18:46   #
Keith52
 
i have found excellent condition brand name tripods, cameras and lenses at Unclaimed Baggage stores
They are normally priced at least 50% less than Amazon.
Great thing is when you spot an item you can price compare instantly with your cellphone.

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May 13, 2022 07:23:20   #
ClarkJohnson Loc: Fort Myers, FL and Cohasset, MA
 
[quote=Boone]I have tried lots of tripods over the years, and this is my choice. Sure, you can spend a lot of money, but rock solid is rock solid...no matter the price. I am 5'8" tall, and I very seldom use the center column.

Use mine all the time in or out of the studio. Love this one...and the price is very low...compared to the quality.


https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KXSF9PS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_image?ie=UTF8&psc=1




A word of caution about the Neewer branded products. Quality can be hit or miss. I personally had a very bad experience with a Neewer carbon fiber tripod and even worse experience with their “customer service” staff. As I understand it, Neewer is a marketing company that sources their products from various factories. I would be happy to be corrected, but I don’t believe that they actually make anything themselves. When the center column of my tripod started sticking and finally refused to budge, I was told that it was “within spec.” I’ve steered clear ever since.

My recommendation for your search is to be very clear on the capability of the tripod you need (the diameter of the legs is a general guideline for the stability with various loads), and keep an eBay search active for that specific type. You will eventually get a reasonable bargain. Since that Neewer fiasco, I have purchased four Gitzo tripods of various sizes on eBay for about 1/3 of list price.

Good luck!

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May 13, 2022 19:20:18   #
Swifty Loc: Canfield Ohio
 
I have a Bogen 3020. Make me an offer. 2 heads, ball and tilt/pan.

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May 14, 2022 01:41:35   #
DelRae Loc: Oregon
 
Drbobcameraguy wrote:
Look at the Vanguard line.


Thank you so much DelRae

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May 14, 2022 01:43:41   #
DelRae Loc: Oregon
 
Boone wrote:
I have tried lots of tripods over the years, and this is my choice. Sure, you can spend a lot of money, but rock solid is rock solid...no matter the price. I am 5'8" tall, and I very seldom use the center column.

Use mine all the time in or out of the studio. Love this one...and the price is very low...compared to the quality.


https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07KXSF9PS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_image?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Thanks,
Boone
I have tried lots of tripods over the years, and t... (show quote)


Thank you very much I will check it out DelRae

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May 14, 2022 01:46:17   #
DelRae Loc: Oregon
 
Keith52 wrote:
i have found excellent condition brand name tripods, cameras and lenses at Unclaimed Baggage stores
They are normally priced at least 50% less than Amazon.
Great thing is when you spot an item you can price compare instantly with your cellphone.


I never would of thought there thank I will check it out DelRae

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