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Manfrotto 190XPROL Aluminum Tripod with 322RC2 Grip Action Ballhead Kit

B&H has the Manfrotto 190XPROL tripod with 322RC2 grip action ballhead kit for $209.95 (reg. $269.95). Check it out here at B&H Photo.

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Vanguard TBH-100-1

The Vanguard TBH-100 is a recent ball head from the TBH Series of Vanguard’s line-up. As with most Vanguard products that I have used, it is a rugged and heavy duty piece of gear. [click to continue…]

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Induro BHL Ballheads

by on December 2, 2011

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Induro BHL Ballheads

Induro has unveiled new low-profile, heavy-duty BHL Ballheads available in three different sizes.  The significant spec of these heads is the massive load capacity.  The BHL1 handles a max load of 44lbs.  The BHL2 max load is 66lbs., while the BHL3 max load is 88lbs. [click to continue…]

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Induro BHS-Series Ballheads

by on August 16, 2011

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Induro BHS Ballheads

The Induro BHS-Series Ballheads are a new breed of affordable tripod heads with QR plates and built-in bubble levels.  The BHS0 supports 10.3 lbs.  The BHS1 supports 12.8 lbs.  And, the BHS2 supports up to 18.7 lbs.

The new ballheads range in price from $52 to $76 retail and are available from B&H Photo.

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A little while back, I put a Canon 5D Mark II and a 70-200mm lens on a tiny little Gorillapod Magnetic – and it held the combo upside down using only magnets for grip.  That was a little extreme for that little tripod though.

While Joby didn’t necessarily approve of that use (nor when I stuck my camera to a car), they must have felt sorry for me and my 5D Mark II because they sent me a heavy-duty Gorillapod Focus and Ballhead X to play with . . . and abuse a bit. [click to continue…]

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Perhaps one of the funniest things I saw at PMA 2010, was Joby’s homegrown bike, which looks like it resulted from Lance Armstrong crashing into the Gorillapod factory.  While Gorillapods are pretty sturdy for cameras, I don’t think we’ll see Lance pedaling this bike up the Col du Tourmalet in the Tour de France this year.  Nonetheless, this is one cool bike. [click to continue…]

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