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

With the post reversed and the camera perpendicular to the post it is also
convenient for close copy work -- all in all a very nice little tripod.



> ----- Original Message -----
> 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
> foot/spike.
>> I ordered a replacement foot, and the threads are
> different.  One of
>> the Tiltall's featurees is the removable centerpost.  The
> centerpost
>> can sometimes be used by itself as a short monopod.  The
> Titlall
>> 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.
> ---
> Richard Knoppow
> Los Angeles, CA, USA
> dickburk