Date: 1/7/18 11:56 am
From: Harry Fuller <atowhee...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Tripod
One note on tripods which I learned painfully birding in real winter in
northern Europe...get carbon fiber (not aluminum) as it does not conduct
heat and freeze your fingers when the air is, say, 20 degrees F or below 0 C

On Sun, Jan 7, 2018 at 11:51 AM, Gerard Lillie <gerardlillie...>

> Hi Mary,
> I use a Manfrotto 055MF4 magfiber. It is a carbon fiber tripod with four
> rather than three extensions of the legs. Since there are four they are
> shorter than the three extension legs and will therefore fit into my carry
> on. I really like it as a general purpose tripod and is the only one I
> use.
> Gerard Lillie
> Portland, OR

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