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 Post subject: Tripod help
PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:15 pm 
Hi guys...I'm going on a holiday to the black forest, switzerland and france and i thought a tripod would be useful...i read some reviews here and there and i would like an opinion whether i should buy a tripod with a height over one metre or a small compact one say....60cm? What do you think? And which one do you suggest? What do you think about this jessops tripod?
Tripod link Do i need to buy anything extra to it? (cause i have no clue about tripods etc.. and do you know if jessops sends to europe? Thanks


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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:36 pm 
personally if you were getting a cheaper quality tripod and have a Best Buy near you, go with this one http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp ... 6470448706
i got it and it works great for my purposes. but then again, i dont do crazy things or go places it would break potentially?

either way, its lightweight and folds just shorter than my femur, with a nice little bag and strap.


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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:43 pm 
I hate Malta because there are no such shops here :evil: thank god there are online shops like ebay (where i bought my 400d) and other shops...


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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 5:45 pm 
what do you think about this guys? If you give me the go ahead i buy it because it will close in 3 hrs LINK


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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 6:22 pm 
At 13 quid, it's not going to be an amazing tripod to be honest. The head will be made of plastic and so will be flexible. You might be worth putting a little bit more money towards a monopod. I've had a couple of cheap tripods in the past and they're not really worth the money.

As my mate always says, "You buy cheap, you buy twice!"


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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2008 7:22 pm 
what do you think about this? LINK


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