Press Release Summary:
With leg spread of nearly 6 ft, Cullmann 4305 Grounder/Macro features black anodized leg segments manufactured of high-strength aircraft alloy that are independently adjustable for locking on uneven terrain. Center column can be removed from main body via spring-loaded locking screw and can also be inserted upside-down with tripod collar. Weighing less than 4 lb with adjustable height from 14-57 in., tripod has load capacity, without head, of 17 lb.
Original Press Release:
New Cullmann Grounder/Macro Tripod Is Ideal for Nature, Architectural, and Portrait Photography
DEER PARK, N.Y., JUNE 29, 2008 - The new Cullmann 4305 Grounder/Macro with a leg spread of nearly 6 feet provides optimum stability for nature photography and is ideal for macro, architectural, or portrait photography. Each leg segment is independently adjustable, which aids in locking the tripod on uneven terrain. This makes possible creative photographic shots from almost any surface. The center column is easily removed from the main body of the tripod via a spring-loaded locking screw. Once removed, the center column can be inserted "upside-down" with the tripod collar, facilitating close focus/macro photography. Large, easily adjustable lever locks allow fast, easy height adjustments. MSRP $179
Manufactured of high-strength, super light aircraft alloy, the black anodized leg segments feature a unique octagonal profile. This design enhances the rigidity of the tripod, especially under load. The lightweight alloy keeps each of the tripods under 4 lbs. Full length, ergonomic rubber grips cover all three legs for comfortable non-slip handling in wet and cold weather. A specially designed Adapter Plate provides a sturdy mounting platform and features a reversible ¼"- 3/8" camera stud that can accommodate any camera or equipment. The 4305 has a load capacity without head of 17lbs. Maximum and minimum heights are: 57" and 14" respectively.
R.T.S. Inc., Deer Park, NY is exclusive U.S. distributor of Cullmann tripods, ball heads and other leading lines of accessories for professional and active amateur photographers. For further details, contact: www.rtsphoto.com