Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/09/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Tripods in France
From: Tarek Charara <>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 10:24:47 +0200

le 20.09.2001 4:59, Mark Rabiner à a écrit :

> I was on the phone a few hours ago with Ries Tripods in Seattle trying to
> order
> a wood tripod but they wouldn't let me.
> I've got to wait until a special professional rep. calls me in the morning as
> i
> am a photographer.
> I doubt they're going to offer me a deal they're just going to make a strong
> convincing argument that i not get the cheapest one they've got and I'm not
> sure
> I'm going to want to hear it as the price goes up quick.
> But I'm excited about shooting with a wooded tripod on my drive to San Antonio
> from Portland and back.

Nice, but very expensive! Have you considered the Berlebach tripods? They
are almost half the price (!

> I think I'll look like this:
> but the tripod should be not so skinny!
> I wonder if you could have a tripod made up to look like a replica of the
> Eiffel
> tower? Would it not get you busted in France?

Not if you're dressed like the nadar-pierrot. :-)

> Mark Rabiner
> Portland, Oregon


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