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Recommended Tripod
Kevin Kevin
Total Posts: 91

What tripods do you recommend?

Kevin Kevin
Total Posts: 91

Any basic, sturdy tripod fitted with a standard ΒΌ-20 tripod screw will work. The EPIC PRO includes a reducer bushing, so you can take it out to use the 3/8" mounting hole. Be sure the tripod can handle the weight of an Epic Imager with a camera/lens combo you plan to use with it.

MediaPila MediaPila
Total Posts: 30

I use the manfrotto 055XPROB

Aloysious A Gruntpuddock Aloysious A Gru...
Total Posts: 29

I use an aluminium survey tripod for shooting panos.

Aloysious A Gruntpuddock Aloysious A Gru...
Total Posts: 29

Should have said – when using a motorised pano head I use …

Also take a few using a rifle grip.

John Opie John Opie
Total Posts: 25

Manfrotto 028b. Bogen 3038 ball head. Extension without center pole taller than me, with center pole extended realllllly tall. :-)

Extremely stable. Not a lot of fun to schlepp all day, but eminently doable (I’ve spent a 12-hour day on the streets of New York schlepping it around) and solid, solid, solid…


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