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Old Jan 25, 2010, 3:28 PM   #1
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Default Joby Gorillapod FOCUS Tripod

has anyone used one
i looked at the SLR version ages ago but decided it looked to flimsy
the focus one looks much better
id like to hear feedback from anyone thats used one
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Old Jan 25, 2010, 3:34 PM   #2
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Actually I have the gorillapod slr zoom and it actually is very sturdy. It will support my t1i with an ef 70-300mm zoom without a problem. Just make sure you have one leg under the zoom, if you uses it as a table tripod. Bit is will wrap around a pole, and support my camera with out issue.

I looked at the force, it was design for full frame cameras in mind. It is very sturdy, the sections are AL not plastic. But it was more then what I need. Just get a good ball head and you will be set with the force. It does not come with a ball head. The joby head is pretty good for the price.
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Old Jan 25, 2010, 3:48 PM   #3
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thanks for the quick reply,
if i get one im thinking of using my manfrotto monopod head, because its very light.
im still a bit undecided, i think i should get one they're quite expensive
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Old Jan 25, 2010, 4:06 PM   #4
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Here is my T1i with the ef 70-300 on the gorillapod slr zoom.
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I got one for Christmas it is very sturdy and also very compact as well. I wanted a tripod for images that I wanted to be in and my brother got this for me and I love it. Not a full height tripod but very easy to carry around.

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Old Apr 28, 2010, 9:32 AM   #6
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FYI, dont know if this is new or not, but....
http://joby.com/gorillapod/magnetic/
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It is new but it will not hold a dslr
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Does it do it's job without ballhead?
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