Is the Benro travel angel any good? The specs seems slightly better than the Gitzo and is 1/4 the price. 6Kg can take the weight of 5DMkII (0.7) + 70-200f2.8IS (1.5) + 1kg ballhead.
Gitzo GT1541T Benro TRCB068
Material Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber
Maximum Load (kg) 8 6
Max Ht col ext(cm) 134 134.5
Max Ht col ret(cm) 113 114.5
Min Ht 17.5(col rem) 40 (column retracted/unremoveable?)
Folded Length 41 36
Leg Sections 4 4
Center Column Rapid Rapid
Weight (kg) 1 0.8
Anyone with the Benro can comment if it is any good.