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Old Apr 12, 2010, 3:47 PM   #21
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By the time they made it air tight to hold helium, it would be more expensive than Carbon Fibre?
I did order the Tripod Adapter for my Monopod and Manfrotto makes a Monopod that has the Three Legs that fold up inside the Monopod...I think that will be great for hiking and shooting...
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Old Apr 12, 2010, 4:01 PM   #22
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Hot air!!!???

That's why I'm sending my LT55 back - the carbon graphite, anodized
Allyouminiummm, with helium filled nano tubes was too expensive.

They offered a payment plan but I could afford the balloon note!!!

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Thought: If Helium is lighter than air (and cheap and plentiful), why don't they fill the tubes with it and make the Mono/Tripods lighter?...Then maybe they could get a cheap pod to be as light as Carbon Fibre, but at a fraction of the price.

(Yes Clint, I, know, I'm full of hot air sometimes)

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Old Oct 9, 2011, 8:13 AM   #23
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nice pics im too thinking of buying a tele converter . can u post unzoomed and the zoomed pics with the converter . that can help me lots . hope u do
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Old Oct 9, 2011, 11:32 AM   #24
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Will; I use a neoprene strap for my camera & binoculars. They are extremely comfortable, & don't slip if you are just carrying the camera over your shoulder.

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