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careysub
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Length of Portamount II for Air Travel new
      #5361927 - 08/10/12 03:09 PM

If you break a Portamount II down for airtravel, what is the length of its longest part? In other words, how short can you make it to fit into standard baggage?

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Re: Length of Portamount II for Air Travel new [Re: careysub]
      #5361948 - 08/10/12 03:18 PM

The fully collapsed tripod is 31" long.

Stan


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careysub
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Re: Length of Portamount II for Air Travel new [Re: RTLR 12]
      #5361955 - 08/10/12 03:26 PM

Is this just the tripod, with head removed, and no convenient way to shorten it further?

If placed in diagonally it should fit into a standard max-size "62 inch" bag (30x20x12) so I suppose that is short enough.

Edited by careysub (08/10/12 03:40 PM)


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Re: Length of Portamount II for Air Travel [Re: careysub]
      #5362066 - 08/10/12 04:47 PM

Carry,

Yes, That's just the tripod without the mount. If you remove the lower legs from the upper tripod,(only takes removing 3 screws...1 screw per leg) the lower legs are 28¼" and the upper is 26".

Stan


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