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    Carbon fiber for ulf

    I'd appreciate personal experience recommendations. 35 - 40 lb workload.
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    You could try somewhere like McMaster-Carr, but that stuff is very expensive no mater where you go.
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    It is expensive, are you looking to make your own? It can be nasty to work with, similar to fiberglass.

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    sachtler

    If you've got the money, a Sachtler would be more than adequate. From my simple 810 work I think you will need a second tripod or at least additional support in order to get a properly stable system though.

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    CF tripod? You want that one we looked at at PMA--Gitzo GT5540LS. I've been very happy with mine. For big cameras and long lenses I use it with an Arca-Swiss B2.
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    Was hoping to find a manufactured product with specs for ulf.
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    I use a Gitzo 3540 xls for my 11x14 and have had complete success with it, It's the only tripod I use for everything..EC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Wooten
    Carbon fiber for ulf
    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Wooten View Post
    I'd appreciate personal experience recommendations. 35 - 40 lb workload.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Wooten View Post
    Was hoping to find a manufactured product with specs for ulf.
    Still not clear what you need the carbon fiber for. Do you need manufactured CF sheets for building a ULF camera or do you need a tripod manufactured from CF to support a ULF camera?

    If it is a tripod, get a Gitzo CF. I have one in a smaller than ULF size, but I find it light, durable, very solid, and fast when needed.

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    tripod dudes.
    get the sachtler and a fluid head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David A. Goldfarb View Post
    CF tripod? You want that one we looked at at PMA--Gitzo GT5540LS. I've been very happy with mine. For big cameras and long lenses I use it with an Arca-Swiss B2.
    Thanks Dave..that was what I was trying to remember..I thought we had seen one with some impressive specs. I ve been using the old majestic
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