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Old Mar 20, 2007, 3:34 AM   #1
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It should not be too hard to at least try the idea!



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Old Mar 20, 2007, 3:43 AM   #2
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It could probably do with some shoulder padding.

Not exactly portable..... but a good basic practice of counter balancing.... and inertia.
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Old Mar 20, 2007, 8:12 AM   #3
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Awful! And they say tripods are banned in public places because they take up too much room and can be dangerous!!



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Old Mar 20, 2007, 8:56 AM   #4
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Interesting idea, it might work well if you aren't in heavy vegetation - that back part would catch on every branch and brush - there's not all that much clearance on some of the trails I hike. I think a monopod would be more practical for nature.
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Old Mar 20, 2007, 11:08 AM   #5
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I agree, I think a monopod would be at least as stable and much lighter to carry. Not to mention, many of the better monopods can double as a hiking staff. I currently own onesold by Gitzmo that is made out of basalt. It is amazingly light and high tech. A good monopod is a very usefultool, plus when it is telescoped in, it fits nicely on the outsidemy Loweproslingshot- Bruce
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Interesting. But you would want to use this in the great outdoors. Otherwise you could be followed by a toothless mob. Made toothless by that contraption. It almost looks like something you would see in an Adam Sadler movie. You know him walking through the mall with that thing on, knockoing people left and right. Could be a funny skit.

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Old Mar 20, 2007, 11:11 PM   #7
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Haha! :-) But the article does give food for thought dont you think?


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Old Mar 21, 2007, 1:28 PM   #8
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Wouldn't this do the same thing?

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