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Thread: The TALLEST tripod

  1. #51

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Palo Alto, CA, USA

    Re: The TALLEST tripod

    I don't know if you saw the 20' Manfrotto on ebay (320741713789). No connection nor knowledge, just saw it.
    Jeff Keller

  2. #52

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    Dec 2010

    Re: The TALLEST tripod

    i have the Gitzo 504 (predecessor to the 1504) and it's great. I bought a collapsible ladder to go with it.

  3. #53

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    Jun 2002

    Re: The TALLEST tripod

    320741713789 is a cine stand for heavy movie lights with a stud mounting system.... not very airline friendly. Ignorant seller probably stole it from a production company haha.

  4. #54

    Re: The TALLEST tripod

    My tallest tripod--

    Elevation -203 feet (Furnace Creek) to 17,500 feet and very stable.

  5. #55

    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Re: The TALLEST tripod

    I use construction grade aluminum and fiberglass ladders. They are rigid. It was a real surprise to me how much better they are to work from the usual all aluminum ladders. (I use them for painting and the like, not photography.)

    Since you are going to have to buy a ladder at the end of the flight to use the tall tripod, maybe the answer is get a tripod and adapter to attach it to a ladder. Then all you need to take with you is the head and the adapter, and a long cable release.

  6. #56
    Drew Bedo's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    Houston Texas

    Re: The TALLEST tripod

    Go out to a Bass Pro Shop, Gander Mountain or Cabella's. They might have a portable deer stand that will work for you.
    Drew Bedo

    There are only three types of mounting flanges; too big, too small and wrong thread!

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