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Feisol CB-50D Ballhead Revisited

Al Simoncelli

Las Vegas, US
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Al Simoncelli Registered since 30th Jan 2008
Mon 24-Mar-08 03:45 AM | edited Mon 24-Mar-08 04:01 AM by Al Simoncelli

I have spent a couple weeks now using the Feisol CB-50D ballhead and feel that it's got a bad rap.
Maybe mine needed a chance to break-in a bit but the motion has become quite good. I spent quite a bit of time today using it with my D300/70-200mm VR combo. Using the tripod mount on the 70-200mm better balanced the combo as apposed to the D300/18-200mm VR. It takes little time to find the sweet spot, set the friction lock and go. Once set, it was good all day able to move and let go at any lean angle without any creep what-so-ever. Movement is smooth. I would love to see a comparison between the Markins Q3, but for know at $160, I can't see any reason to trade up.


Here's one from the backyard.





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