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Look for a seam halfway along the length of the column. Matthew CurrieMar 28, Even though it has a different cross section, it fits.

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I think you can get the adapters as replacements from Manfrotto. I’ve reversed the column once in the field and I’m not doing it again; it was simply too awkward to work with. They just might have the manual on line. Overall These Bogen tripods represent boyen best value in their class. I am going to try bkgen with it tomorrow, I am new to tripods and i had no idea it had so much diversity.

However most people don’t shoot such big glass, so a is all they ever need. Of course you have to take the head off and put it on the adapter instead, but it will then allow you to put the tripod flat on the ground. Do I take out the center columns and put on a low angle adapter? Just what the doctor boggen for my bird photography!


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Matthew CurrieMar 27, Well, it’s light 3. After all they still manage to stock parts for so many tripods. The Manfrotto is much superior to many of the cheaper and lighter units that are on the market.

You might need bogdn shorter center column to go lower, but with this model you msut have some sort of column there.

Well, it could be a bit lighter and 32221 could be a bit more stable. Show More Show Bigen. They aren’t the absolute best tripods maybe, but they are very good and for their price you really can’t beat them.

With a maximum load of Mine has an Allen key set-screw. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Skip to main content. I did try Manfrotto and nothing came up for it.

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More items related to this product. On the early ones, the column locking lever had a sort of ‘bayonet-spring’ mount: This tilt-pan tripod makes it easy to use 35 mm cameras, medium format cameras, and video equipment, as it allows for a full range of horizontal bogej vertical panning and tilting.

What you want to do is spread the legs as wide as they’ll go to get the tripod close to the ground there are the leg angle lock levers that need to be released for that. Seems obvious,however have you done a search in “Manfrotto Distribution”. Price paid on ebay was competitive and the unit was in excellent shape when I received it.


Can i take out the center columns and put the head right on top without the columns? It has the rubber cap on the bottom of the column so i am not sure that can be reversed like in Scott’s photo.

One unique feature is that just by pushing a tab at the top of the tripod, you can release all three legs, extend the tripod to the height you want, then lock it by releasing the tab.

Also, just removing the lower section, which I do all the time, allows the tripod to get much lower than otherwise.

If anyone can tell me any advice or where to get a copy of the user guide it would be much appreciated! I am hoping someone can help me on this. I just have a short column on 32211, which works fine for me since the tripod is so tall anyway. As a flexible tilt-pan tripod, this model is easily 3212 to 2 feet with a sliding center column and flip-lock lever. Thanks everyone for answering!