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    Hi all,

    What base or feet or stand are you using to set down 1-handle gimbals while in use?
    I've been using the feet off an old Manfrotto monopod, but they only fold UP so they are always spread out when I'm actually using the gimbal, which can be really inconvenient at times obviously.

    I'm hoping for a tripod foot that folds DOWN yet is strong enough to hold up under the weight and stress we put on them.

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    Not sure if they sell them separately, but the Zhinyun Crane 2 comes with folding tri-pod feet that screws into the bottom of the pole in the 3/8" screw mount. Can set the thing down and it's solid, pretty much any flat surface and can use it to get 'locked' off shots too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asyndeton View Post
    Not sure if they sell them separately, but the Zhinyun Crane 2 comes with folding tri-pod feet that screws into the bottom of the pole in the 3/8" screw mount. Can set the thing down and it's solid, pretty much any flat surface and can use it to get 'locked' off shots too.
    Hmmm... Yup, that looks like what I'm after all right Darren.
    Can't find it listed for sale, but I'm sure a call to Zhiyun Customer Service will shake one loose.
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    In the couple of jobs where we've had em I just used a pigeon plate with a gobo knuckle and cardellini and that worked fine (though a big annoying).
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    Quote Originally Posted by DPStewart View Post
    Hi all,

    What base or feet or stand are you using to set down 1-handle gimbals while in use?
    I've been using the feet off an old Manfrotto monopod, but they only fold UP so they are always spread out when I'm actually using the gimbal, which can be really inconvenient at times obviously.

    I'm hoping for a tripod foot that folds DOWN yet is strong enough to hold up under the weight and stress we put on them.

    Thanks!
    I use this with my Nebula 4300

    https://www.amazon.com/Ulanzi-Mini-T...ds=mini+tripod
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    [url(]http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5596898/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1)[/url]
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