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Vanguard-alta-pro-263at.29010769
9.2 out of 10

Vanguard Alta Pro 263AT

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

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Reviews and Problems with Vanguard Alta Pro 263AT

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Overall 2
2.0

Quality of the materials is poor

krivo, Adorama
10 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Quality of this tripod is really poor. After 1.5 years of light use locks that keep legs at the angle are no longer working. Locks that tighten legs sections hardly working. Central column when in the used in horizontal position is wobbly to the point of being useless.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Unfolds Quickly
  • Cons: Weak Construction
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Sukhvinder, Henrys
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I bought this tripod 3 years back. As hobbyist photographer, i used very lightly ( 25-30 times in 3 years). Two of the three spiked shoes became lose and I lost one them on a recent trip.Shoes are just glued to tripod legs and glues breakdowns over the time. Locking and unlocking legs joints is a royal pain. Upper mount part of the tripod is good quality and well made. Overall, i would not recommend this to anymore. It is better to look at other brands.
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Overall 2
2.0

Avoid buying

simon, WEX
25 September 2013
  • Summary: I was really excited about this tripod having seen the reviews and videos on the web. I had mine delivered, got it out of the box and put the centre column at 90 degrees and now it is stuck there. I am really gutted I was really looking forward to getting out and about with it. The orange switch on the centre column just will not move. I am not looking forward to the prospect and sending it back and getting a refund.
  • Pros: Unreliable
  • Cons: Unreliable
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Overall 2
2.0

Missing stone bag

ki11ua, Amazon
22 February 2013
  • Summary: The tripod is delivered in a good condition but there is no stone bag inside the package as advertised. So I'm giving only 1 star, until I get it. Shame to amazon for leaving its partners to sell misleadingly their products, and it's already more that a day since I posted a previous review, probably filtered out. Thank you and I'm sorry.
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Overall 2
2.0

Geruch

Helm42K, Amazon
19 December 2012
  • Summary: Dieses Stativ habe ich seit November 2010. Das neue Stativ musste ich erst mal 2 Wochen in der Garage lüften, da der Kunststoff einen entsetzlichen Gestank abgab. Das Lüften genügte aber nicht, ich entfernte die Schaumstoffumhüllung an den Beinen, dann verringerte sich der Geruch, er war aber nicht weg. Jetzt, nach 2 Jahren, ist der Geruch kaum noch wahrnehmbar, die Schraubfüße riechen aber immer noch.
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Overall 2
2.0

gefährliche Fehlkonstruktion

Merumeni, Amazon
26 August 2011
  • Summary: Für sich betrachtet gehört das Stativ zur oberen Wackelklasse - selbst ganz ausgefahren und zusätzlich beschwert läßt sich unter Verwendung mittelschwerer Ausrüstung genügend Stabilität für Makro-, Landschafts- und Weitwinkelarbeiten erreichen. Jedoch reicht die Stabilität nicht zur Nutzung längerer Brennweiten.
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Overall 2
2.0

gefährliche Fehlkonstruktion

Merumeni, Amazon
26 August 2011
  • Summary: Für sich betrachtet gehört das Stativ zur oberen Wackelklasse - selbst ganz ausgefahren und zusätzlich beschwert läßt sich unter Verwendung mittelschwerer Ausrüstung genügend Stabilität für Makro-, Landschafts- und Weitwinkelarbeiten erreichen. Jedoch reicht die Stabilität nicht zur Nutzung längerer Brennweiten.
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