Originally Posted by PaulZr
I use the larger Gitzo 2720QR, and after less than 2 years, it's essentially unusable, the vertical tilt is nearly locked solid, even with the control knob all the way loosened. This is the 2nd one, after the first failed within 90 days, and was replaced by the selling company. I use it on a Vortex Razor 85, on a Gitzo 2542 Mountaineer, and it gets treated well. While waiting on a response from Gitzo, I'm looking for an alternative head.
Just following up on my post here. My 2720QR head was repaired under warranty (2 years), and now performs as good as new. After it gets used through this winter, I'll know how the repair holds up.