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I've just bought a used Sirui P-426SR carbon monopod. Sirui seem to get great reviews. Hadn't been aware of them til recently. Just wondered if anyone had any hands on experience.
 
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This model seems to go for around 350 our British pounds if bought here. It can be bought cheaper from China but I didn't want to go that route and it may incur import charges too. Apparently the one I've ordered has been used once so pristine as new condition. I got it for just over a third of the UK rrp.
 
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Well, it's arrived. First impressions are that it's very well constructed. I'll hopefully get it put through it's paces with the 500 f/4L in the next couple days or so.
 

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I found a used P/224SR at my local used shop about 6 months ago. I've used it with my D750/200-500mm f/5.6, and I'm very pleased with its stability. The added 3-feet feature is really handy, also. The only thing I changed was to remove the ball head, and replace it with a Manfrotto pistol-grip.
 
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I found a used P/224SR at my local used shop about 6 months ago. I've used it with my D750/200-500mm f/5.6, and I'm very pleased with its stability. The added 3-feet feature is really handy, also. The only thing I changed was to remove the ball head, and replace it with a Manfrotto pistol-grip.

Thanks. Mine didn't come with a head but I have 2 gimbals and I think 3 other heads of various sizes and styles so I've a choice. Depends on what lens I'm using for what purpose I suppose.

Cheers for the input, appreciated.
 

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I have the ET-2204 tripod I got several years ago, I haven't used it much but have been very happy with it when I have. I got it based on the recommendation of my local camera shop.
 
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I have the ET-2204 tripod I got several years ago, I haven't used it much but have been very happy with it when I have. I got it based on the recommendation of my local camera shop.


Nice one, cheers. They do seem to be well recommended.
 

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just had to google if this was the same company that made the anamorphic lenses and it is the same company. interesting.
 
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just had to google if this was the same company that made the anamorphic lenses and it is the same company. interesting.

Which company?
 

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I've been using one of their monopods for years. The one I got was $99 and is still a solid workhorse for me using a 1Dx and a 300mm f/2.8 version I.
 
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Outside I use a Manfrotto element occasionally with heavier glass, but for portraits I find it constraining, might as well use a tripod.
 
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Outside I use a Manfrotto element occasionally with heavier glass, but for portraits I find it constraining, might as well use a tripod.

I have a Manfrotto, the one with the trigger grip. Good pod but getting a bit old and stiff now. Like some I could name:D
 

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