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Re: [Rollei] What's your favourite tripod?

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From: "tripspud" <tripspud  >
To: <rollei  
Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 7:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Rollei] What's your favourite tripod?

> Hi Dennis,
>       My vote for the original Tiltall as well.   Be aware
that not only the
> quality has been lost in the current Tiltalls, but  some
of the fittings
> have been changed.  I know this because I had a jammed
> I ordered a replacement foot, and the threads are
different.  One of
> the Tiltall's featurees is the removable centerpost.  The
> can sometimes be used by itself as a short monopod.  The
> has enough length for most situations.  Some of the
lighter tripods
> do not extend enough.
> Cheers,
> Rich Lahrson
> Berkeley, California
> tripspud  
  The Tiltall centerpost can also be reverse mounted so that
the camera hangs under the tripod. Sommetimes useful for
very low angle photos. You could even use a Rollei but you
would have to lie under it to see the finder.
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Richard Knoppow
Los Angeles, CA, USA