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Old September 8th, 2006, 06:54 PM   #16
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I took the bottom part of an adjustable walking cane,the ones with 4 small legs, which I bought at a yard sale for almost nothing. I used the top half of my monopod and the bottom part of the walking cane. The best I remember it's diameter was a little smaller than my monopod, so I made two plastic shems from a plastic bottle. It works great. I can also adjust the height. I find it also helps stability a lot. Also I find the weight of the feet helps as a Hand held stableizer. Another plus, I can use it as hiking staff, without camera attached, of course. As tempting as it may be I would never use it as a stand alone pod.

I thought this might be something yuo might want to try.

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Old September 9th, 2006, 08:17 AM   #17
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Harold and Bob,

These are great ideas. That is why I keep coming back to this forum. There are many folks with lots of great ideas. I will try your suggestions and see what works best.

Harold - by "one of those right angle metal corner units" you mean the units that you can use to hang shelf on? Like a right angle bracket? or is it something that you can buy from places like B&H.

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Old September 9th, 2006, 08:28 AM   #18
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Hi Frank,

Yes, the right angle bracket type. Can be as big or small as you want. The bigger one gives more weight and more to set your foot on.

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