Colorado Tripod Co. Aspen Aluminum Ballhead

4 weeks 21 hours ago #665604 by Owen
Have you guys seen this ballhead?  Better yet, do you know anything about this company?  I was looking on Adorama for a new tripod and came across a $1000 tripod from these guys.  Then saw this head.  New brand?


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4 weeks 20 hours ago - 4 weeks 20 hours ago #665609 by garyrhook
One would guess new brand, yes.

The thing is, many of those that want to turn the camera sideways will buy a good L bracket and be done with it. Moving the entire camera to the side like that causes a center of gravity shift. And while some of us just deal with it, many do not care for that and use an L bracket.

The combined weight of the aluminum head + tripod is about the same as a 3 Legged Thing Albert, at the same price point. The Albert is taller when extended, shorter when collapsed, and 3LT is a proven brand.

Not seeing the advantage here.


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3 weeks 4 days ago #666015 by Tim Dordeck
Not a new company, this is the same company as Break Through Filters as I understand it. 


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2 weeks 6 days ago #666621 by Alex

Tim Dordeck wrote: Not a new company, this is the same company as Break Through Filters as I understand it. 


:agree:   exactly.  I know these guys, they are very serious about making awesome gear.  I have recently tested one of their tripods, it's very well made.  I ditched the center column as I'm not a fan of them.  

Gary brought up 3 Legged Thing, these guys are a riot.  I've met the owner on a number of occasions and he's just one of the most driving entrepreneurs you'll find.  

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2 weeks 1 day ago #667142 by Otto F
Wow, that is one interesting looking ball head, what happens if dirt gets in there?


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