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#1 Joey Riggs

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 06:49 AM

Can you recommend a store in LA that sells a variety of tripods? I'd like to go there, test them out, and buy one.

 

Looking for a decent but reasonably priced tripod for DSLR.   

 

Thanks


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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 08:06 AM

Sammys Camera, maybe? They tend to cater more towards the vDSLR stuff.


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#3 John E Clark

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 12:09 PM

 

Can you recommend a store in LA that sells a variety of tripods? I'd like to go there, test them out, and buy one.

 

Looking for a decent but reasonably priced tripod for DSLR.   

 

Thanks

 

As mentioned Sammy's is a well known retail store, and unless things have changed they have several stores in the LA area. There's also Bel-Air Camera in Westwood area.

 

I've bought heavy duty Bogen tripods over the years, and in one case it has lasted about 35 years... the first one I bought was stolen... so that one is the replacement.

 

Unfortunately when I look at the current Manfrotto offerings, which snapped up Bogen users ago, they strike me as pretty flimsy in many cases.


Edited by John E Clark, 26 August 2015 - 12:11 PM.

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#4 Satsuki Murashige

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 09:41 PM

How about Abel Cine in Burbank? Bought my Cartoni Focus head with Miller Solo legs there maybe 5 years ago. They were very helpful.
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