What do you like better about the caribou vs viam? I have a set of the viam and I like them, but have never handled a set of caribous.
I have a couple tag bags as well, and I prefer the material of them, but I didn't like their size offerings quite as much as the viams.
I will also agree that the feedback feature being added to the site was a nice addition, and I wish more people knew about it. I've bought and sold items on several different forums and the feedback feature on this site is by farm the easiest and most user-friendly.
On a site where lots of us...
I may be wrong, but I dont think the new ones have the ability to change from straight to angled. The eyepieces change from variable power to fixed power, but your scope is still a straight or an angled.
I love my Ares scope!
I see this as the number one complaint about twist locks, but I'm having a hard time understanding what is more finicky about them.
If I need to adjust the height of one leg by a half inch, what's the difference between a flip lock and twist lock?
Yeah I guess I should've specified a little.. if I'm sitting on a hillside and my front leg will have to be longer than the others, I typically let the second lock open first, let that leg section fall completely and lock the flipper, then open the top flipper and let the leg fall the rest of...
@tdot , @passinggas33 , let me ask you twist-lock guys a more specific question -
When I sit down to glass, I pull my tripod out, hold it about the height I want it, flip the lock and the leg falls to the ground and then I flip the lock closed - repeat for two more legs and I'm done.
Trying to decide between two tripods, both with nearly identical specs but one has twist-locks and the other has flip-locks on the legs.
I have been using flip locks for the last couple years and have never tried a good quality tripod that has twist locks. I don't mind the flips other than...