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Good gimbal head??
« on: August 14, 2012, 08:42:03 PM »
Looking for a good gimbal head that will last and can hold a 500mm

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Good gimbal head??
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Re: Good gimbal head??
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2012, 08:44:55 PM »
Don't own one, but Wimberley is the name that keeps coming up whenever I hear people talking about gimbal heads.
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Re: Good gimbal head??
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2012, 08:49:12 PM »
Thanks! :)

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Re: Good gimbal head??
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2012, 09:03:03 PM »
Wimberley II  you will love it

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Re: Good gimbal head??
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2012, 09:18:08 PM »
Heard great things about the Wimberley II, but I think I'll go with the RRS full gimbal.  I like the fact that it can also be used as a nodal point pano head, and RRS stuff is top notch.
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Re: Good gimbal head??
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2012, 12:22:44 AM »
I had a Wimberly for my 600mm f/4 and it was wonderful.  However, it would be overkill for the much lighter 500mm lens.  I'd go with Neuro's recommendation, or use it handheld or with a monopod.

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« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2012, 12:22:44 AM »