Ridgeview Carbon Tripod

Ridgeview Carbon
Carbon Fiber Tripod + Pan Head

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TR-RVC
Ridgeview Carbon Tripod is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 15.
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MSRP $649.99

Overview

For higher performance at higher heights, and features to get low when you need it, Ridgeview™ Carbon is designed to set a new standard in stability.

Included in the Box
  • Quick-Release Plate with 1/4"-20 Thread
  • Rubber Packing Strap
  • Detachable Counterweight Hook
  • 1.3mm Hex Wrench
Head Style 2-Way Pan
Weight 3.0 pounds
Height 8.3-73.8 inches
Max Load 22 pounds
Min Height 8.3 inches
Max Height 73.8 inches
Folded Dimensions (HxW) 29.0 x 3.2 inches
Leg Material Carbon Fiber
Leg Sections 3
Leg Angles 3
Leg Locks 1/4 Turn
Head Mount Arca-Swiss
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Features

KEY FEATURES

22 lbs. Max Load Perfect for large binoculars and spotting scopes.
Carbon Fiber Leg Construction Perfect combination of strength and lightweight build.
2-Way Pan Head Provides simple, intuitive controls and full range of motion.
Extended Height Maximum Height of 73.8 inches
Arca-Swiss Head Mount Compatability across a broad range of mounting options.
Three Leg Sections Provide a wide range of height options.
3-Angle Leg Pivot Locks Position each leg individually for multiple heights and easy, secure set up.
Counterweight Hook Holds extra weight on the bottom of the center column for greater stability in windy conditions.
1/4-Turn Leg Locks Ensure a solid hold, and low profile design is snag free. (Patent pending)
Rubber Feet Provide solid footing on slick surfaces.

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Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Robust yet lightweight This tripod was definitely intriguing to me. I usually opted for a very small tripod for backcountry hunts but wanted to try this one for it's height. It weighs in at 3 lbs while being tall enough to stand and glass with. The legs adjust easily and can be used to glass while sitting as well. My only downside is that the tensioner for the center pole is made of plastic and is not incredibly durable looking. If that wing-nut style knob goes, the entire tripod becomes compromised. So far I haven't had any issues with it. Incredibly stable, light, yet not incredibly packable. I've had no issues strapping it to the side of my pack.
Date published: 2022-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Tripod for Viper spotting scope I bought this to use with the Viper Spotting scope and it's a perfect match. Key features that I needed is that I'm 6 ft 4 in tall so I needed something with a pretty wide range of height adjustment and this provided it. In terms of weight I found this one to be middle of the road. I will use this primarily for shooting at the range or short hiking trips. Based on that I couldn't justify spending more to save small amounts of weight. But yes if you are going to be packing this around you might consider going to a slightly lighter version. I love to the arca-swiss connection for the spotting scope. Overall for my purposes I love this and can't wait to carve out more time to keep using it.
Date published: 2022-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect tripod : Bought this after getting after my viper 85mm spotting scope from AAOPTICS! My old tripod was the ssp and struggled with the weight of the spotter. This tripod ROCKS. I am 6’2” can use spotter with without kneeling or crouching over, same with my binos and it is very stable. With only three leg sections they are thicker and stronger than the skinny little four section tripods. It is bigger 29” collapsed fits perfect in outside pocket of my mystery ranch pintler or right between the torpedo pockets of my Marshall. Only 3 lbs. it works great sitting down because of longer legs I don’t have to fiddle around with extending legs just pop them out wider a notch and raise the center . Super fast, super easy, this is capable of all uses. I mounted a Spartan precision Davros head to an arca Swiss and now the tripod is an awesome shooting platform too. 22 lbs weight capacity is more than enough for my optics and my various hunting rifles.
Date published: 2021-03-30
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