Quote Originally Posted by Ole View Post
Since you're in Sweden, have you looked at Stabil?

I use a Stabil "Tredel" for the big heavy cameras whenever I can transport it easily, and a Manfrotto 055MF if I travel by air. The two heads, a giant Unilock and a small(ish) Giottos ballhead, get switched from one tripod to the other depending on camera weight.
Ole

thanks for that link! I must say though that I don't quite understand the details on the site
For example, one of them is listed as
Length: folded/extended: ,65/,144 m.

so its 65cm when folded and 14.4cm when extended?

however they look very tempting