Quote Originally Posted by CGW View Post
The early Manfrotto Carbon One 440/441 might work. They show up occasionally on the big auction site. Have the 440 and use it whenever the size and extra weight of the 055 doesn't work. They're nicely made and feature the vertical/horizontal center post option. They're not cheap but might come in under the carbon 190.
I use a 441 with a Mamiya 6 in the mountains. Perfect tripod. I updated mine with the short center column. I have an Arca Swiss P0 ball head on it which was recently upgraded from a Velbon magnesium ball head (also very good and light).