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#1 range88

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Posted 26 February 2020 - 11:42 PM

http://www.supermoun...ge&pcode=sub3_1

Very suitable for binoscopes, a step up Gitzo 5. 

 

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Posted 26 February 2020 - 11:48 PM

These legs and columns are massive. 

Another option besides Cartoni Superpod. 

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Posted 26 February 2020 - 11:52 PM

Vibration damning should be great due to their formidable sizes. 

 

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 01:30 AM

Website does not display pricing information. Could you possibly provide pricing and shipping info for USA customers? Is there a specification sheet available? Is there a User Manual available in PDF format?

 

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 02:02 AM

Nice looking tripods; great weight to capacity ratio.  I see they make several attractive alt/az mounts as well.  One particularly for bino use.

 

http://www.supermoun...ge&pcode=sub1_3

 

Found a video showing the geared column in action.  Pricing info would be nice.

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=as16Orb0keY



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Posted 27 February 2020 - 03:13 AM

I've asked the maker and was told the price is yet to come.

If they are reasonably priced, I'll probably get one.

Website does not display pricing information. Could you possibly provide pricing and shipping info for USA customers? Is there a specification sheet available? Is there a User Manual available in PDF format?

 

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 04:06 AM

Looks great but it's gonna be $$$$$$.


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Posted 27 February 2020 - 10:20 AM

Thank you for the interesting tripod info.  It is good looking tripod.  

It reminds me Takahashi metal tripod for EM-400.

 

I am interested in Act54g.  I would guess price is over $3K US...

 

It looks like a good alternative Berlebach Planet with K70 geared center column.

 

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Posted 27 February 2020 - 11:19 PM

Thank you for the interesting tripod info.  It is good looking tripod.  

It reminds me Takahashi metal tripod for EM-400.

 

I am interested in Act54g.  I would guess price is over $3K US...

 

It looks like a good alternative Berlebach Planet with K70 geared center column.

 

Tammy

I would also guess it around 2500-3000. These products, due to their small volume, are always expensive.

I like it more to the Berlebach. I prefer carbon to wood, and the gear column seems even stronger.



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Posted 28 February 2020 - 11:07 AM

Judging from how they price their other products, it will be overpriced by at least 33%. But nice appearance of their items..

For now I will continue with my $500 Leofoto Ln-404c.



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Posted 28 February 2020 - 03:24 PM

These legs and columns are massive. 

Another option besides Cartoni Superpod. 

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Thanks a lot for the interesting information. On the website the diameter of the carbon tubes is given, 54 mm for the biggest.  Is that diameter of the larger or the smaller tube? Then, from all the numbers given  on the website I would conclude that the maximum travel is ~ 240 mm, is that correct?

 

best regards

 

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Posted 28 February 2020 - 06:55 PM

Thanks a lot for the interesting information. On the website the diameter of the carbon tubes is given, 54 mm for the biggest. Is that diameter of the larger or the smaller tube? Then, from all the numbers given on the website I would conclude that the maximum travel is ~ 240 mm, is that correct?

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54 seems correct but isn't the range 252mm As listed?
From my experience, 252 is a little short of adequate.

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Posted 28 February 2020 - 07:21 PM

The Berlebach K70 column travel is 355.

 

I too would much prefer this HD carbon tripod to the wooden K70 but I must agree that the Supermount travel leaves me wanting.

 

It may be a long shot but perhaps Supermount could be persuaded to increase the column travel before it is released to the public.



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Posted 28 February 2020 - 09:50 PM

 Thank you for introducing our products.

 I am the representative of the super mount.


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Posted 28 February 2020 - 10:17 PM

Let me be the first to welcome you to the forum super mount!

Your tripod looks very interesting. What do you say to my question above? Could you increase the column travel? flowerred.gif



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Posted 28 February 2020 - 10:38 PM

It is related to the folded length. 

It's related to interference at the lowest level.
You can use half-pier.
The length can be adjusted by special order.



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Posted 28 February 2020 - 10:47 PM

It is related to the folded length. 

It's related to interference at the lowest level.
You can use half-pier.
The length can be adjusted by special order.

I understand
Could you explain this statement a little more?

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Posted 28 February 2020 - 11:00 PM

 http://www.supermoun...ge&pcode=sub3_1

 Please refer to the photos of various tripods on the homepage.

 The ground and interference were considered in the low position.



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Posted 28 February 2020 - 11:05 PM

What do you mean by half pier?

Can this half pier be used with the geared column?

Exactly what length may be adjusted by special order?



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Posted 29 February 2020 - 12:05 AM

125ed bino (f/7.8 fl:975  19.9kg)

 https://www.youtube....h?v=6QK3j3ldn6I

250rc bino (f8 fl:2000 33kg)

 https://www.youtube....h?v=H0Ism_9YG_M

 

 It is custom-made, so you can fit the length to suit your needs, but there is an extra charge.
The standard product is 252mm.



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Posted 29 February 2020 - 12:08 AM

Now I understand.

 

Thank you for taking the time to post this.



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Posted 29 February 2020 - 12:10 AM

What are the steps required to remove/install the half pier?



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Posted 29 February 2020 - 02:09 AM

 Thank you for introducing our products.

 I am the representative of the super mount.

You're welcome.

I'm interested in all kinds of new products. Yours certainly fills in a niche market. 

I'm using my Gtizo 5 with geared column, but always crying for a bigger brother.

I hope the final prices will not be imtimidating.



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Posted 29 February 2020 - 02:11 AM

What are the steps required to remove/install the half pier?

Note the sliver ring with multiple handles.



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Posted 29 February 2020 - 03:17 AM

Half pier setting

 https://www.youtube....h?v=K_wT4mhqjMs

 

half pier is not included in the product but option.




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