Quote Originally Posted by naaldvoerder

It is a shame to see the thread you started, evolve into a common mudfight about brandfavourisme and snobbery. This is, I like to believe, very un Apug-like. I'm double sorry, because myself, like you was interested by the Giottoz tripod offerings. It would have been nice to read about some real hands-0n experiences, instead un-asked-for statements regarding the minimum spending sum of ballheads.

But we can still hope, or start another thread, if need be on another website.......

Jaap Jan
If you read the whole thread, you will find that many of us, did in fact post our hands on experiance with the Giotto brand, the one I have still keeps on keeping on, and I have not had a problem with it.