Quote Originally Posted by LJH View Post
Ball heads with LF is a horrible combination, IMO.
I disagree I use this tripod and have had no issues using my 4x5 on it.

Quote Originally Posted by Marvin View Post
I found two tripods up for bid a Linhof with a Linhof ball head and a Sinar that is much larger and heavier. Just wonder what these might be worth. I am not sure what models these might be but they seem to be sturdy and all locks seem to work ok. Thinking these would be a good support for 4x5
Considering you have given us no useful information about the tripods for us to go off of nobody will be able to properly answer your questions.

Model numbers?
Links to the post?