Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/01/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] speed of leica lenses & shutter speed
From: Five Senses Productions <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 19:23:52 -0800

I already bought the reporter version, and I LOVE it!  One of my
for my next tripod was that it be small, compact, and travel-able.  The
is perfect for this, and I love the 6 inches or so it saves me in collapsed
when compared to my old Bogen.


At 06:02 PM 1/23/98 -0800, Donal Philby wrote:
>Five Senses Productions wrote:
>> My first and only tripod, a heavy OLD Bogen, finally gave out yesterday!
>> That gave me an undisputable reason to buy the Gitzo Mountaineer 1228
>> without getting into a fight with my wife!  :-)
>> We both had been eyeing this lightweight beauty on the rack in the shop for
>> many
>> months.  I think I'll be carrying a tripod a LOT more now.....
>Consider the next size larger as well.  It is similar to the "reporter"
>I believe.  Also a nice size and actually more weight savings by
>comparison to metal version and 3 piece so quicker to set up.
>Donal Philby
>San Diego

Francesco Sanfilippo,
Five Senses Productions