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    Richardtyrrelllandscapes

    Hello all...

    I've just purchased a new Manfrotto 680b monopod. The monopod its self is great, however I'm wanting a head for it that can turn to various angles, i.e. back and forth and side to side.
    Is there any pod heads out there for this, if so what recommendation do you have..

    Thanks in advance for any help..

    Richie..

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    jaspernina
    11 Jul 2007 - 7:36 PM

    I use a Manfrotto 486RC2 head, works great for me.

    Stephen

    geoffash26
    geoffash26  102506 forum posts United Kingdom
    11 Jul 2007 - 8:34 PM

    234RC for small to medium size lenses 393 for long lenses

    Richardtyrrelllandscapes

    geoffash, thanks for your help, I'll look at these and check for best prices.

    Thanks Stephen
    Richie.

    Last Modified By Richardtyrrelllandscapes at 12 Jul 2007 - 12:43 AM
    Chrism8
    Chrism8  7744 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
    12 Jul 2007 - 7:18 AM

    234RC for me as well, believe their around 22

    Chris

    peter_davey
    12 Jul 2007 - 7:47 AM

    both my mono pods have the 234RC head, works fine.

    john64
    john64 e2 Member 9824 forum postsjohn64 vcard England
    12 Jul 2007 - 7:51 AM

    A 486RC2 for me too. No problems so far.

    MeanGreeny
    12 Jul 2007 - 10:31 AM

    Be aware that the 234 isn't like a normal head.

    It only operates in one plane not 2 planes like a normal ball or geared head.

    I use it side to side so that the camera can be rotated down and sideways to the portrait orientation [unless it is attached to a lens collar mount when I position it to get both planes]

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    Ade_Osman
    Ade_Osman e2 Member 114508 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
    12 Jul 2007 - 11:37 AM

    I use my the 322RC on mine and that's with a Sigma Bigma, no problem!

    Ade

    Last Modified By Ade_Osman at 12 Jul 2007 - 11:37 AM
    Richardtyrrelllandscapes

    The biggest lens going on it is the my 70x300mm vr nikon telephoto.
    I realy want to be able to get various angles on the camera rather than just landscape.. So I think a ball head is the one I'm after.

    Thanks for the feedback and help..

    Richie...

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