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"RE: Vanguard Alta+ 284CT for 150-500mm Lens"
Camera = 1.2 lbLens = 4.2 lbBallhead = ? (I could not find any specs on the ball head you have mentioned).Alta+ 284CT Tripod will support 13.2 lb I do not think that the tripod (Alta+ 284CT) will provide a "rock-solid" support your combo.Please read this article on tripod support by Thom Hogan.