Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/05/09

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Subject: [Leica] Re: carbon fiber tripods?
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Thu, 09 May 2002 18:26:20 -0700

At 05:07 PM 5/9/2002 -0700, Oliver Bryk wrote:
>I just returned from 4 days of day-hiking in Yosemite with my M6 and my arms
>are sore from lugging my 7.5lb Manfrotto up and down the steep trails. Can
>anyone either share personal experience with carbon fiber tripods or suggest
>where I could read some believable comparative evaluations of the several
>products on the market?
>Oliver Bryk

I use a Gitzo 1228 and Gitzo magnesium Center ball head with Arca Swiss 
compatible clamp, and a Gitzo shoulder strap. Very very easy to carry, all day.


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