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    Default Help to identify tripod & head



    Hi everyone,

    I bought this Berlebach tripod with no-name head recently:
    IMG_20170228_074612_resize.jpgIMG_20170228_074705_resize.jpgIMG_20170228_074714_resize.jpgIMG_20170228_074820_HDR_resize.jpg

    I have trouble identifying them however. There are no visible markings indicating their model name/number and therefore
    I cannot identify their weight capacity. I am planning to put 25x100 bino on it (4-5kg) and I need to know if this can safely hold it.

    I appreciate any and all opinions.

    Thanks!
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    Default Re: Help to identify tripod & head

    I have no idea about the mount. But the tripod is made by this company
    https://www.berlebach.de/?bereich=firma&sprache=english

    I am considering buying the Planet tripod from them as their mounts are supposed to be great quality and the Planet can hold a lot of weight.
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    Default Re: Help to identify tripod & head

    That tripod shows signs of being quality , looking at those photos .
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    Default Re: Help to identify tripod & head

    So do you have any guess how much weight will this setup hold?
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    Default Re: Help to identify tripod & head

    There goes the 4-5kg thing right out the window.
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    Default Re: Help to identify tripod & head

    It's not like the head will break with 10 pounds on it. At worst it might be a little shaky. Can't hurt to try.

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    Default Re: Help to identify tripod & head

    Thanks for finding the info about that head! Quite dissapointing though.. anyway at least I know.
    What about the tripod, do you think it can take the weight?
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    Default Re: Help to identify tripod & head

    You should have no issues with the tripod, the smallest Berlebach can support 15kg (33lbs).
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    Default Re: Help to identify tripod & head

    As long as you balance the binoculars over the mount point, I'd bet you'll be OK.


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