Excerpt: This suits my needs perfectly. Lightweight, folds compactly to carry on my pack, sturdy, and extends to a good height. I did purchase the short center column to provide a greater range; I alternate columns depending on need. Material and build quality are very high.
Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
Excerpt: Thanks Induro! I've just started to use the CT214, and it is a real pleasure to have. Light and quick to set up. Slides right in and out of the supplied transport case with ball head attached. This is money well spent.
Excerpt: For first time it's look good and stable but after few use in the filed you could face some problems like what happened to me : First i found the dust interned inside the shoes , that case the tripod falls or moved down while photographing , i Wright to manufacture but the ask me to return my new tripod for repairing but i don't do because i don't need it any more , i use it now for flash holder only .the second thing is the holder for main boom cannot luck perfectly...
Excerpt: I feel this is 2011 top of the line tripod for pro user who looking for traveler tripod , i have some tripods from small until my large Gitzo GT5541LS 55 Lp , i know i can't compare this to Gitzo GT5541LS i need tripod better than my vilpon 640,when i receive this induro i found it comparable to my vilpon 640 ! but i am looking to get some thing better !