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#1 Leaviathan

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 11:52 AM

I picked up a Vanguard Alta CA 223AGH. It seems very sturdy, smooth ball head that locks well, and a level bubble on top of the pistol grip. Can't wait to get out there with it! BH Photo had a special so I got an additional $20 off.

 

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 12:50 PM

Looks like a camera mounterd on a revolver.

Better not frighten law enforcement!

 

Congrats with the purchase. I have the ALTA too which is ideal for the lighter work.

 

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 01:45 PM

Congrats on the purchase, Lea.  I agree with Herman's comment about not wanting to frighten law enforcement.  You might want to have both hands up when using that in the vicinity of your local police.  :lol:


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 02:14 PM

Maybe build my PPK right into it  :ph34r:


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 02:14 PM

The grip folds up and down so it can act as a traditional style tripod grip as well.


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 10:28 PM

Snappy looking rig!

 

Have to agree with Herman.  I have a couple of friends who have custom made gun stocks for their cameras.  Although they seem to work nicely, it is a little to "out there" these days for my taste.  You never know what some trigger finger happy cop might think.

 

I do know, this are common VIDEO related grips, but just the same ... 


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Posted 08 February 2017 - 10:47 PM

I'm not worried about it at all, I don't think any Policemen would confuse that with a real firearm. Especially with a camera on top. To me it's very ergonomic and easy to maneuver. If there have been issues it probably would have been taken off the market.

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 12:04 AM

Congrats on the new tripod! :)

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