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Old 07-19-2006, 10:38 AM
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Tripods

Do you use a tripod on your backpacking trips? If so, what kind do you use?

For those who aren't aware of these models, here are few that are among the most popular lightweight (mini) tripods for backpackers to carry:

Joby Gorillapod (1.6 ounces)

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Old 07-19-2006, 10:47 AM
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Old 07-19-2006, 01:41 PM
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I have an Ultrapod. It's not branded by anyone else...just Ultrapod. I like it, and have even stra NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-19-2006, 05:41 PM
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Joby

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Old 07-19-2006, 07:11 PM
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Old 07-20-2006, 01:48 AM
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When I'm going for photos, I usually carry a full size tripod with a quick release platform that att NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-20-2006, 02:15 PM
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I've used the ultrapod for many, many years. I can't even remember when I first got it. It has held NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I have a Manfrotto tripod with a quick release ballhead. I love the thing but it weighs about 17lb. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 07-26-2006, 04:35 AM
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Years ago I bought a Slik 500G (500 grams). I like it because it has quick release legs and goes to NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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