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

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Subject: [Leica] Casual tripod?
From: imagist3 at (George Lottermoser)
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 11:22:43 -0600
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On Dec 14, 2011, at 11:16 AM, Robert Baron wrote:

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

The answer comes the moment you "use" a mono pod.
There are many fine adjustments one must make
depending on whether you're standing, crouching, kneeling, etc.
At times it's best to have the pod angling towards your body.
In essence you're creating a tripod with your legs
(or at times your butt).

George Lottermoser 
george at

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