Summary: The Manfrotto 359 Long lens Support is a must for those who use a tripod with a heavy dslr and have a long heavy telephoto lenses attached plus any other equipment you want, like flash. Just rock stable. Incredibly you can move the camera and lens around as if it were not attached, that is how smooth it moves. Macro shooters, get this bad boy.You could buy a Burzynski long lens support for $237.44 as of today's exchange rate or the Manfrotto for $50 bucks.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Improves Function, Lightweight