Excerpt: When I initially received the SBH-50 Ball Head, it was non-useable due to malfunctioning QS release button. I received the new unit on a Saturday and e-mailed Vanguard asking for return procedure.
Excerpt: Lighter than I expected, but made of metal. I've used this for a variety of events and I really like how quickly I can adjust the camera angle. A ball head might not be the best for video panning but I get more photos on the fly because it's so much faste