Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/12/14

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Subject: [Leica] Casual tripod?
From: robertbaron1 at (Robert Baron)
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 11:16:49 -0600
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==On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 9:40 AM, wildlightphoto at
<wildlightphoto at> wrote:
> Frank Filippone wrote:
> The Leica has recently been mounted on a Monopod with a (very) cheap quick
> release plate.... no ball head, just a $20 Manfrotto front and back swivel
> thingie.
> <<<
> This has been my #1 support for the last ten years. ?I recently changed to
> an upgraded QR clamp ( that doesn't swivel atop the Manfrotto
> tilt head, but otherwise it's been the same tough-as-nails Manfrotto
> monopod (purchased used) & tilt head. ?This stuff doesn't wear out.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento

I'm trying to picture why you would even need a tilt head on a
monopod.  Couldn't you just tilt the 'pod?


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