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Vortex Radian Carbon tri pod with ball head


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Anybody use one? What are your thoughts on them if so. After seeing some video's on tri pods (Not just the Vortex) I ordered one to play with. With the ball head mount. 

 

I did a search and was surprised I turned up nothing on tri pods.

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It finally came in. Vortex did not disappoint. Its about as sturdy as you could get with out making it concrete. The ball head is super smooth and it supports my 11lb rifle with ease. The case is very well made and padded. 

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It comes with an ARCA mount and a screw mount adaptor, so I can easily use it to support my Chronograph as well. Im looking forward to getting it to the range. 

 

 

 

 

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If you don't mind me asking, what is the price ball park on the Vortex.  Hopefully less than the RRS. It is a great looking setup. Congrats.

 

Thanks in advance,

 

Tommy Roupe

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Its considerably less than the RRS. I think MAP pricing is $899.00 with ball head. I have heard of some places offering coupon deals and letting it go for less. I also have read its a rebranded  Leofoto 364. Whatever the case its a solid piece.

 

I have a good friend who has the RRS and in the near future will be making the 1.5hr trek over to his place and shoot on his range. I will have the opportunity to compare them side by side.

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Thanks for the reply back. Will have to look into it.  Vortex is very good at rebranding, that is just how it is done in the industry. The key is to rebrand a quality product that would not ruin a good name.

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On 9/22/2021 at 7:33 AM, mpeltier said:

Its considerably less than the RRS. I think MAP pricing is $899.00 with ball head. I have heard of some places offering coupon deals and letting it go for less. I also have read its a rebranded  Leofoto 364. Whatever the case its a solid piece.

 

I have a good friend who has the RRS and in the near future will be making the 1.5hr trek over to his place and shoot on his range. I will have the opportunity to compare them side by side.

I was going to say it looks a lot like a Leofoto. I have the 364C and have been happy with it. My ball head it’s as large, the LH-36 but works well. That one looks a lot beefier. Let us know what you conclude on the comparison. I don’t compete enough yet to warrant the cost of a RRS set up, lol.

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