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G2380

tripod head, fluid head
Manufacturer
Gitzo

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Already tested the best by Twentse Vogelwerkgroep I hadf the opportunity to buy a used one via a website. When I received it, it looked brand new. This head is easy to use and has the possibilities to adjust the mechanisms just as you wish: you can let it go up and down or from right to,left from very smooth to a bit stiffer. It is very solid and very steady and therefor ideal. But it's also heavy (1.4 kg) and a bit to high (13.5cm). it makes my tripod (a Gitzo G1327) heavy at the top. For safety reasons I have to hang my bagpack at the middel section :). The quick release plate has a fine double safety lock.

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Recommended
Yes
Price
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Pros
  • very smooth
Cons
  • heavy
I have used a Gitzo G2380 head for several years atop a Manfrotto 055 tripod. The head is very good for seawatching and raptor watching with smooth movement and its very steady for digiscoping. After many seawatches its losing its painted coating (as is the Manfrotto tripod) but it still works well. Its sturdy and durable but it is heavy. After extensive use it remains reliable. Recently a plastic quick release attachment has broken but the metal plate and fluid head are fine. Interestingly Gitzo has now introduced some new heads which look as though they will supersede the G2380 for birders..
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Tripods & Heads
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