Got any conversion mechanisms to convert monopod into tripod?


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I like the light weight and convinience, but my trip do need a stable
platform occassionally. Are there any simple/easy mechanisms which
can convert a monopod into tripod? :confused:
 

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dRebelXT said:
I like the light weight and convinience, but my trip do need a stable
platform occassionally. Are there any simple/easy mechanisms which
can convert a monopod into tripod? :confused:
y not?

bring 3 monopod out, den take gaffer to tape 3 together can liao lor... :bsmilie:

1 - mono
3 - tri
 

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Del_CtrlnoAlt said:
y not?

bring 3 monopod out, den take gaffer to tape 3 together can liao lor... :bsmilie:

1 - mono
3 - tri
haha! :bsmilie:
Since most tripod has 3 legs, remove them and use some mechanisms to fix into
a tripod. Are there such mechanisms? Or else I will DIY. :think: If it's nice then I
will manufacture a few in China and sell in B&S. :angel:
 

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Del_CtrlnoAlt said:
or if u wan a single conversion..

buy a 3 section monopod. then dismantle them, and tape them together... ;p
Yeah lor, my idea also. :D
 

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dRebelXT said:
haha! :bsmilie:
Since most tripod has 3 legs, remove them and use some mechanisms to fix into
a tripod. Are there such mechanisms? Or else I will DIY. :think: If it's nice then I
will manufacture a few in China and sell in B&S. :angel:
idea is have lah, but to manufacture is hard... u wan i can draw u the design...
 

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dRebelXT said:
I like the light weight and convinience, but my trip do need a stable
platform occassionally. Are there any simple/easy mechanisms which
can convert a monopod into tripod? :confused:
If you have go thru Manfrotto tripods products, you will have the answers.

Hope this helps.[SIZE=-1][/SIZE]
 

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Are there any clamps which can clamp a monopod into trees branches?
 

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dRebelXT said:
Very interesting tripod. Where can I test one in Singapore? :bsmilie:
Good question.. I used to have a very old similar model a long time ago but sold it off. Maybe Cathay or Ruby might have?
 

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Just get a carbon fibre tripod then when you want a monopod - don't spread the legs (with all three extended you can switch to tripod mode easily) alternatively only extend one leg to give you monopod mode.
 

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Del_CtrlnoAlt said:
din see cathay or ruby have... where else have ar?
Dunno liao leh.. seldom see Cullmann around these days.. Maybe try some of the SLS shops?
 

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cyber_m0nkey said:
Just get a carbon fibre tripod then when you want a monopod - don't spread the legs (with all three extended you can switch to tripod mode easily) alternatively only extend one leg to give you monopod mode.
yeah, dats the way I do with my tripod. now what I need is a monopod which can
be converted to a tripod. Monopod is easier to carry and extend.
 

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Del_CtrlnoAlt said:
Ya lor... haiz... sekali same like Manfrotto... or Manfrotto like them...
got info or not? ;p
 

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I got a Gitzo 1222 tripod that can screw off 1 leg and use as monopod. V good.

It's an old model now, not carbon fiber. DUnno if can still find.
 

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can also try sitting on the monopod and mounting the camera on your head ;p two of ur legs plus monpod = tripod.... kidding...

there're some monopods with "stands" or base that would aid stability. u can get these. alternatively, carry along some rafia strings and tie the monopods to fences, railings, tables, chairs, or even luggage when extra stability is needed.
 

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