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Vanguard GH-100
8.8 out of 10

Vanguard GH-100

GH-100 Dual-locking quick shoe mechanism 72-click point Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Vanguard GH-100

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Overall 10
10

My GH-100 Pistol Grip is perfect for me.

Dot, B&H Photo
25 February 2016
  • Excerpt: I am 67 and have had chemo. I am not strong enough to hold a camera and a 400 mm lens. I put the GH-100 on a monopod and I am good to go. I worried that I would not be strong enough to use it but that is not the case. I go birding almost everyday and could not do it without the GH-100. Dot Rambin
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Good

Gonzalo Madrazo, B&H Photo
1 September 2015
  • Excerpt: Too stiff when you want to make small adjustments and the ball head is too hard when you tighten it up for stiffness even if you make pressure on the grip. It is not a good head and there are many more better options for very similar prices. Would definitely would not recommend it to anyone.
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Overall 8
8.0

This grip ballhead is great!

Sheila, B&H Photo
19 August 2015
  • Excerpt: I brought this grip ballhead with my lightweight tripod on vacation and I actually used it. (Too often, I would bring my tripod with me and not use it, as it was too heavy) Panoramas were so easy. The ballhead is heavy but it makes up for it, with ease of use. I love it and the price was right.
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Overall 2
2.0

Too stiff for fine adjustments

Brooks, B&H Photo
11 August 2015
  • Excerpt: I returned this item immediately. It was too "sticky" for fine adjustments or critical positioning, even with the tension knob loosened to the maximum. A ball head needs to find that fine line between being smooth in movement and firm when locked down.
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Overall 10
10

A MUST HAVE for photographers and film makers

Joe, B&H Photo
12 June 2015
  • Excerpt: Im loving this mount, the way you can re adjust the grip to however you want is excellent! Its biggest use is probably in photography though, because if you want to make tilt shots it wont be as straight since it is afterall a ball head mount. Buy it, you wont regret having it!
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Overall 10
10

Completely Satisfied

Anthony C., B&H Photo
21 January 2015
  • Excerpt: After much research and two weeks of use, I am happy to report that I am completely satisfied with this product. I highly recommend it for those of you seeking a pistol grip type ball head that is solidly built, reliable, and reasonably priced.
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Overall 6
6.0

....Ok, not great

Zach, B&H Photo
26 September 2014
  • Excerpt: So this is a well made product, and I have used it for over 30 shoots, but it is not the head for me. I use it when I shoot with my Mamiya C330 or Mamiya Rz67, both heavy and big cameras.But my problem is that the pistol grip is hard and awkward to use in actual use.
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Overall 10
10

Game Changer

RJEphoto, B&H Photo
3 September 2014
  • Excerpt: This tripod head really unleashes what you can do while 'stuck' on three legs. Works great for photos, video, lighting equipment, almost anything you can think of. nJoy!
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Overall 2
2.0

Great design except...

fhayes, B&H Photo
20 July 2014
  • Excerpt: After about 6 months, the camera started to wobble. I thought it was loose, but it turns out that where the quick connect sits starts to wear a bit and there is no fix other than to hot glue a thin slice of suede in there. Once the wobble starts, it will never lock in tight.
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Overall 10
10

Vanguard QS-65GH Quick Release Plate

Adorama
25 April 2014
  • Excerpt: This is a wonderful product. I use it to secure my camera to my Vanguard Tripod. It is easy to use. It snaps on quickly.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fits Well, Improves Tripod Function, Solid/Sturdy
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