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Old May 28th, 2009, 02:52 PM   #1
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GLidetrack owners, what tripod are you using?

Hi All,

I'm buying a glide track and need to get an idea about the tripods people are using... please feel free to share.

Thanks,
Scott
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Old May 29th, 2009, 04:05 AM   #2
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I use a Manfrotto 503 head on the track, with the Manfrotto 525 legs.
The 75mm ball makes it so easy to level.
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Old June 1st, 2009, 03:44 PM   #3
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It doesn't matter, as long as the head have no side to side play.
I've used the glidetrack on top of a 503 head and now i use it on top of a vision 3.
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Old June 7th, 2009, 04:18 PM   #4
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It doesn't matter, as long as the head have no side to side play.
It does matter, I'm looking for suggestions...
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Old June 8th, 2009, 03:00 PM   #5
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I've used the glidetrack on top of a 503 head and now i use it on top of a vision 3.
You forgot to quote my suggestions...
May i suggest an alternative for the 503? Libec LS-38!
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Old June 10th, 2009, 09:51 PM   #6
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I'm currently using it on some small Manfrotto 190XDB sticks. I have the tripod directly attached to the Glidetrack and a Manfrotto 701HDV head on top. This seems to work better than my old method which was to have the Glidetrack on top a tripod/head, with another head on it. Now I'm looking for a way to put something on either side of the Glidetrack so that it doesn't tilt when I get the camera all the way to one end. The camera weighs a little under 5 lbs.
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Old July 23rd, 2009, 03:55 AM   #7
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I'm reviving this thread since I now have the identical question.

Scott -- did you ultimately decide on a setup? How are you liking it?

Anyone else want to weigh in on this setup recommendation thread?

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