Quote Originally Posted by TheFlyingCamera View Post
I have an Induro C314 - it's a carbon-fiber tripod that weighs 5lbs and is rated to handle up to 39.5 lbs.
I've been using this tripod too, and love it (4X5, MF and 35mm with large telephoto).

Quote Originally Posted by TheFlyingCamera View Post
They're not cheap, but they're a good couple hundred less than an equivalent Gitzo.
The Induro also comes with spiked (and rubber) feet, a nice padded canvas carrying case, and a tool kit, all of which cost extra from Gitzo.