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9.4 out of 10

Vanguard Alta Pro 263AGH

Alta Pro 263AGH Central column moves from 0 to 180 degrees * Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Heavy duty

sbw, Adorama
14 January 2014
  • Excerpt: This a fantastic, heavy duty tripod. The center column turning into an extension for macro photography saves money. The pistol grip also saves money on a gimbel head. The legs extend easily, and can being able to remove the center column means the tripod can get very close to the ground. It may be a bit heavy, and the pistol grip may make it a bit cumbersome for a photo bag/backpack, but those are small prices to pay. I would definitely recommend this product.
  • Pros: Pistol Grip Head, Removable Center Column
  • Cons: Cumbersome, Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

What I was lookinf for

Boochie, Adorama
9 July 2013
  • Excerpt: main us is for night photography. This tripod provided the need support and weight capacity for my Canon 5D Mark II and attached telephoto lenses such as the Canon 100-400 zoom. It is simple to operate and light enough to carry around. The best feature is the ability to remove the center post and to re attach it for side and various angled shoots.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 8
8.0

"This is what I call flexibility"

Adorama
16 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I have had this tripod for about 4 months and I really like the flexibilty you have from the pistol grip to the moveable central column to the multi-positional legs. The pistol grip is somewhat limited when you want to tilt up, but with the push of a button you can extend the rear leg to take care of this.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

I would recommend.

Adorama
29 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Has done all that I've asked of it so far. Love the center column tilt feature (ISSL). Pistol grip is a bit stiff, but not bad.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Strong Clamp
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Review Vanguard 'Alta Pro 263AT & GH-100

Mauritius Photographer, Adorama
20 August 2012
  • Excerpt: The Alta Pro 263AT offers excellent stability even when the bottom leg sections are called into play and the center column is fully extended.<br /><br />Its very well implemented pivot for the center column offers more versatility when compared to other tripod brands which are more limited with only vertical or horizontal use.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Large Range of Motion
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Overall 8
8.0

solid performer

NYCheapskate, Adorama
8 August 2012
  • Excerpt: I've had this tripod for a couple of months now. Weighing 6 pounds even, it's heavier than I expected and would be difficult to lug around much. However, the weight also affords great stability, which is especially useful when using the option to put the tripod in its offset position (see YouTube videos demonstrating this tripod's versatility). I can set up my T3i so that its lens center is just 10 inches off the floor and 20 inches from the central axis of the tripod.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Strong Clamp
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Very handy

Animator, Adorama
8 August 2012
  • Excerpt: I was looking for an upgrade on a cheapo walmart tripod and settled on this one. I have been using this tripod mainly for use in stop-motion animation as to achieve more interesting angles of shooting than the standard straight on shot. <br /><br />I have found that the tripod itself is very well constructed, sturdy, and flexible to fit many different situations. There is some weight to it but it is not overly heavy.
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion
  • Cons: Complicated Controls, Has some weight
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Overall 10
10

Fantastic Tripod!

Lan, Adorama
6 August 2012
  • Excerpt: It maybe heavy but worth every single pound of it! Slightly complicated to use but once you get a handle of it its a great piece of gear! You'll never regret buying it! Would recommend to anyone unless you want a travel tripod!
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
  • Cons: Complicated Controls, Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Gteat

Jimmy k, Adorama
6 August 2012
  • Excerpt: This thing is great and 100% worth the money
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
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Overall 10
10

This is the best tripod i have ever had!

Say_queso!, Adorama
27 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I really dont have any words to describe this tripod but it works perfect!! its very stable, not that heavy, the pistol grip is AMAZING!! I think this kit will be the best to get!
  • Pros: Attaches Firmly, Good Stability, Large Range of Motion, Strong Clamp
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