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 Post subject: Monopod and head weight
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:40 am 
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I am planning on getting a monopod and head.

The Jessops basic ball head took my liking, but I don't think it will take the weight. Does anyone know of any well priced heads that would be suitable to hold the 500D with kit lens or similar?

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Hi @canon 550D.

I have (only) just bought the Jessops BH-40 ball head (possibly the next model up from the one you looked at) from Jessops to use with my old no-brand monopod and Pentax K-x with 55-300mm zoom.

It seems (so far) to be fine and solid. For the money (£14.35 - if you order on line to collect instore and use TRIPODS10 10% off voucher) I'm quite happy :) . In fact, I think that it has shown up the monopod and I'll be looking to upgrade to something like the Manfrotto 680b :roll: .

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