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Old 01-28-2018   #1
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What's a good tripod for the A6000 without having to take out a second mortgage?
Going to be repositioning a ship from Memphis to Florida and I want something that will hold the camera and 55-210 Zoom lens for those sunrises and sunsets.

Thanks for the help.

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I had one similar to this, (not the same brand) but misplaced it. It held my D750 with a 50-500 mm Sigma lens with no problems. If it doesn't show up soon, I plan to replace it with the same type. I liked the light weight & compact size for hiking and it was sturdy enough to hold this rather heavy camera/lens combo.
https://www.amazon.com/Neewer-centim...+Camera+Tripod
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I had one similar to this, (not the same brand) but misplaced it. It held my D750 with a 50-500 mm Sigma lens with no problems. If it doesn't show up soon, I plan to replace it with the same type. I liked the light weight & compact size for hiking and it was sturdy enough to hold this rather heavy camera/lens combo.
https://www.amazon.com/Neewer-centim...+Camera+Tripod
Thanks Gary, I'll certainly take it under consideration.
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I just remembered, this is the one I had before. https://www.amazon.com/MeFOTO-Classi...s=mephoto&th=1
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I have a MeFoto Classic Roadtrip that is a fine piece of equipment. They have an aluminum or carbon fiber model. Ballhead is included and pretty good. Holds 17 pounds but weighs under 4 and it packs down quit small and has a carry bag too. If you need a monopod, it can be that too by taking off one leg and using it. The aluminum one is $200. Not as cheap as some low cost ones, but I think it is built and a really good value.
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I have a MeFoto Classic Roadtrip that is a fine piece of equipment. They have an aluminum or carbon fiber model. Ballhead is included and pretty good. Holds 17 pounds but weighs under 4 and it packs down quit small and has a carry bag too. If you need a monopod, it can be that too by taking off one leg and using it. The aluminum one is $200. Not as cheap as some low cost ones, but I think it is built and a really good value.
Thanks sir! I'll look into it. It's at the top of what I want to spend but I'm open to it.
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What's a good tripod for the A6000 without having to take out a second mortgage?
Going to be repositioning a ship from Memphis to Florida and I want something that will hold the camera and 55-210 Zoom lens for those sunrises and sunsets.

Thanks for the help.
I have been using this one for well over a year now, I use it with both swivel/gimbal, and ballhead and it is very stable even with a 7D and the big Sigma 150-600 lens on it. Very versatile. Aluminum and not heavy at all. Giotto Pro series 9314 (Silk road YTL 9314)

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I have been using this one for well over a year now, I use it with both swivel/gimbal, and ballhead and it is very stable even with a 7D and the big Sigma 15-600 lens on it. Very versatile. Aluminum and not heavy at all. Giotto Pro series 9314 (Silk road YTL 9314)

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