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  1. forent

    Lightweight & budget tripod for Opticron MM4 60mm scope

    Even top brands like Gitzo and Really Right Stuff aren't able to overcome the laws of physics, so I have to answer: yes, it would be too light as long as you plan to stand upright behind your tripod. (Meanwhile, low-weight tabletop tripods can be very sturdy, but that's a different story.) An...
  2. forent

    Lightweight & budget tripod for Opticron MM4 60mm scope

    There are three desirable properties of a tripod: light, cheap, rigid. Unfortunately, you can have only two at once. That's the way it is, really. The low weight of your set-up is of some importance but much more important is the highest magnification, 45x in your case. That's roughly...