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AndrewHsu
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Jun 30, 2018
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I'm debating joining the drop. To help with my decision, I'm interested in what features make this tripod model 50% more expensive than this one: https://www.massdrop.com/buy/giottos-ytl8384-carbon-fiber-tripod#overview ($200). Thanks!
Jun 30, 2018
BF_Hammer
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Jul 3, 2018
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Up to you if it is worth $200 more. There is 4 lbs more load capacity here, the overall height adjustment is 2 inches higher, it folds down almost 1 inch shorter. And it is a bit lighter in overall weight. Looks like you lose the center-column angle adjust, which I consider as OK because that will take away from stability. I think we see it in the specs with the extra load capacity. 4 extra pounds is considerable when you get into long telephoto lenses and not getting the legs starting to wobble on you. Start doing astro-photography and stability really gets important.
Jul 3, 2018
osiruscirce
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Aug 28, 2018
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They just raised the price I guess not to eat their private label brand that's currently selling on Mass Drop. But wait a few weeks and get the Vanguard Veo2 235CB I bought it in July last month for $140. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B072J9W4R9/ref=od_aui_detailpages00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
This is the mass drop tripod I was talking about most likely their private label brand from Vanguard as the design is almost identical: https://www.massdrop.com/buy/3-legged-thing-punks-tripods
Aug 28, 2018
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