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    Manfrotto tripod

    I got a mate in the US to get me one of these on his way home, man talk about rock solid!!!
    the 190xprob version with that groovy centre column thingy that comes up out and sideways, now im 6'1 weight areound 90k and i can almost swing off this thing and it doesnt move!

    Ok so Gremlins just a little bit excited and wanted to share!

    One day I'll take some serious photos, just not today
    Canon 50D | 450D Gripped | 50mm 1.8| 18-55 | 100-300 | Tamron 17-50 f2.8 | 85mm f1.8 | Manfrotto Tripod | Studio Flashies | 430EX | Loads of useless gadgets | All this gear and still no idea.....

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    Congrats, and know what your saying. I've had mine for a few years now and glad I spent a little extra and got a decent tripod first up. Couldn't see the point in spending thousands on camera and lens just to put it all on a $50 tripod.

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    ok in my delirious demazin influenced state(flu meds) I tried putting all my weight on it for giggles, it hardly moved! lol I hope i dont break it hehehe

    And you right Allann, no point in spending good money on gear to use a 50buck tripod, my old ones now relegated to be a flash holder or coathanger now

    Cheers
    Grem'
    All excited with his new toy!

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    An old tripod can be really useful for holding a reflector if you are doing outside portrait work. You just need to fix some sort of clamp to the top.
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    Ive actually used it to hold a cactus and the 430ex on occassion usually use a light stand for reflectors, but the trip would defintely hold it better,, thanks Analog

    Ok so Gremlin got up to some mischeif

    sorry guys I just had too!

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    I got the same tripod recently and have had a ball with - seems very sturdy

    (Mine didn't come with a gremlin attached though!)
    D800 Nikon 70-200 VR II, Nikon 105 2.8, Nikon 24-120 f4,
    Sigma 85mm 1.4, Sigma 50mm 1.4, Sigma 35mm 1.4 DG HSM

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    Gremlin likes to get into everything

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    Thanks for the info guys. I'm looking into spending some money on a decent tripod. This certainly helps!

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    the quality of this is great, I cant speak for the different heads thou, mines still in transit, but Im getting a ball head for this.
    Hopefully one of the others can lend their knowledge on their experience with the different ones.

    Glad I made a post that was useful for once

    Cheers

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    Gemb81 Vanbar imaging still have a great special on this tripod - the head isn't spectacular for video panning - but other than that it is a solid combo and cheap!

    http://www.vanbar.com.au/Aspecials/

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    I got a alternative ball head today, once I stop playing with it Ill get some pics and post em.
    Days like today I love aussie post

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