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John H. Maw

Member Since 20 Oct 2009
Offline Last Active Jun 30 2010 06:36 PM
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In Topic: New Ball Head

20 October 2009 - 05:26 PM

QUOTE (Greg House @ Aug 26 2009, 04:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
hi Guys,

I'm thinking about buying a new ball head. Today I'm using a Manfrotto 468MGRC2 hydrostatic ball head that I bought with my old aluminum 055 tripod. it's great even if a little bit heavy...
I have now a new lightweight Manfrotto 055CXPRO4 carbon fiber tripod. I'm looking for the right ball head to put on top of it. Any suggestion?


I may be a bit late posting here, but my vote goes to the Acratech range of heads http://acratech.net/. I have one of the "Ultimate" ballheads and have used it for about 5 years now. Not the cheapest, but possibly the lightest and one of the most reliable ones available. A long term investment.