WTB: A good tripod

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  1. artreuo

    artreuo TPF Noob!

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    I'm looking to purchase my first tripod. I have around 150$ to spend, but I'm trying to find the cheapest possible.

    I want a complete tripod. Ball head + legs.

    I would prefer it to be magnesium alloy, I don't want an aluminum tripod.

    offer up :)
     
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    ilockert TPF Noob!

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    Ive considered selling my Bogen 3221. Feel fre to make me an offer.
     
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    KmH Helping photographers learn to fish Supporting Member

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    What companies make magnesium alloy tripod legs?
     
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    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Not a single one, according to B&H.

    Tripod Legs

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    And I would bet that any tripod you may have seen advertised as being a magnesium alloy is actually an aluminum alloy with magnesium as the main alloying ingredient. 6061, to name one common one...

    If I had to guess, I would say that most tripods are 7075 aluminum, which is an aluminum/zinc alloy.
     
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    feel free to make me an offer.
     

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