Using spikes on your tripod to cut down vibrations from wind?

5 months 2 weeks ago #681630 by J Photo Man
When you are shooting out in higher windy conditions, have you tried using spikes on the bottom of your tripod to give a firm anchor to reduce movement from the wind?  When the ground is frozen, are you still able to get enough of the spike into the ground to matter?  


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5 months 2 weeks ago #681636 by Nikon Shooter
Spikes are meant to lock the leg position in/to the ground
when working on ice, rocks, etc.

In windy conditions, both spikes and hook might do the job.

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5 months 1 week ago #681830 by Stanly
Before you go out and buy some, check the bottom of your tripod first.  Many tripods will have spikes hidden under the rubber tripod feet.  

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