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Manfrotto 361

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Overall 10
10

Shoulder Brace

ghartd1, B&H Photo
25 June 2014
  • Excerpt: Very nice well thought out product functions well great for stabilizing
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fits Well, Solid/Sturdy
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Overall 10
10

A Must Have

focalpnt, B&H Photo
24 April 2014
  • Excerpt: This is a must for any monopod.It helps me make my shots a lot steadier and it is very adjustable.It even folds flat when not in use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not a bad piece of equipment

Batman, B&H Photo
18 June 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought this shoulder brace to use with a DSLR camera rig I was peicing together. I had the rails and handle system and figured this would be the perfect solution to brace the rig against my body. Overall it works like a charm. However, what I was not expecting is its ability to swivel/rotate side to side. It's smooth, very smooth, but that isn't always a good thing when you're trying to keep steady during a shot.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
  • Cons: Plastic
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Overall 8
8.0

It is ok and I will buy it again.

Wallace the hiker, B&H Photo
31 May 2013
  • Excerpt: It is lightweight and do the job. Unfortunately the two little support are weak and break easy. For that I create a small metal support and it work even better. An excellent piece of equipment. I used in my hiking trips with a monopod for support or in a rifle style for video.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
  • Cons: Weak Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Surprised

Brian K, B&H Photo
7 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Went looking for shoulder style support when recording video with my Canon DSLR. Was surprised when talking with rep about this brace teaming it with my Manfrotto 681 monopod and the Manfotto 080 belt pouch since it was a fraction of the price. Gave it a try and worked very well for me for video shoots. Don't know well it would work for photo shoots since your keeping the camera away from your body.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Probably worth having.

Cableaddict, B&H Photo
22 February 2013
  • Excerpt: This sure seems like a good idea. In actual use, I find it helps the most when the monopod is straight up & down, but if you know what you're doing, you don't hold the monopod that way. Still, even when the monopod is on an angle, either out front or between your feet, I THINK this dingus helps a little. Not much, but then it doesn't cost a lot, and is very lightweight, so why not have it? As others have noted, it's ridiculously long.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

Very nice.

4wheeldrift, B&H Photo
23 January 2013
  • Excerpt: At last, Manfrotto has provided a replacement for my Gitzo Studex monopod whose integrated shoulder support broke at its plastic joint. I like the added stability provided for tele-photography of moving subjects.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

good value

Pardus, B&H Photo
19 November 2012
  • Excerpt: This brace is pretty good for the money. Not the greatest build materials but considering the price is great. If it was metal, would be well over a hundred bucks I am sure.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Weak Construction
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Overall 10
10

Light and well designed

Az Griz, B&H Photo
18 June 2012
  • Excerpt: A must if you are shooting video with your mono-pod. Makes the mono-pod steadier when shooting stills.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly, Well built
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Overall 6
6.0

Not for XL2!

Les, B&H Photo
15 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Bought thinking it might help stabilization with monopod use of XL2. If the arm collapsed by another 50% or so it would allow use of XL 2's shoulder brace. Otherwise might be good for much smaller camcorder.
  • Pros: Lightweight
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