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Old October 26th, 2008, 08:26 AM   #1
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Boompole to monopod

Anyone try converting a sturdy boompole into a monopod? I'm thinking about doing this with my gitzo pole when it's not being used for audio. Thoughts?
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Old January 16th, 2009, 10:41 PM   #2
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A stick is a stick

Monopods are generally have an inverted design as compared to boom poles--that is, the larger diameter tubes are closest to the camera. However, I don't see why a boom pole couldn't double as a monopod if that's all you've got.
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Old January 17th, 2009, 06:37 AM   #3
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This may sound silly, but as inexpensive as monopods are, why not just buy one rather than screwing up a perfectly good boom?
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