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Old January 21st, 2011, 10:48 AM   #1
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Tripod for Glidetrack HD

I just got a Glidetrack HD and I'm looking for tripod legs to support the weight of the Glidetrack HD 39" (not sure how much it weighs) plus my camera, which is about 15lbs. So to play it safe I would say it needs to support 25 lbs. I don't need a head, just the legs. Looking to spend $200 ish.

Any recommendations?
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Old February 18th, 2011, 06:21 AM   #2
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You will need to suspend the Glidetrack between two tripods otherwise with that much weight it will sag at either end. You need something pretty rigid so the Velbon DV 7000 recommended on the Glidetrack site really won't be suitable as it is far too lightweight. I use a couple of Manfrotto 755XBs & they are a bit of a compromise between being rigid enough & light enough to carry around with the Glidetrack.
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