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Old Jul 6, 2011, 6:50 PM   #1
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Default Benro tripods

Hi,
Does anyone have experience with Benro tripods (Chinese knockoff Gitzo)?
I am looking at either the C2691T Travel Angel or the C2980T Transformer (not sure if this was the Flexpod of a few years ago).

I like the Travel Angel for its compactness but not sure about the 5 section legs.
I like the Transformer for its centre column which can be used vertically and horizontally - ideal for macros and difficult angles. Just not sure how stable the camera would be when used horizontally.
I plan to get a photoclam head.
Hope someone can help me make the right decision. I eliminated Gitzo on price and Manfrotto because of the flip locks and paying for the name.
Cheers Lyn
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