Joby Gorillapod Original. Now Reduced to £7 INSTORE. @ Asda - HotUKDeals
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Instore only, if it's inconvinent to have a look in your local store,
here is the next best prices i've found online,

£11.99 for a blue one from play.com

http://www.play.com/Electronics/Electronics/4-/8267262/Joby-Gorillapod-Original-Camera-Tripod/Product.html?_$ja=tsid:11518|cc:|prd:8267262|cat:Camera+Accessories

black, £12.21 at amazon

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Joby-GP1-D1EN-Gorillapod-Original-Black/dp/tech-data/B000EVSLRO/ref=de_a_smtd

There is also a cheap clone one available from dealextreme, but just read the reviews, it's being sold at £3 for a reason.


Product Features

* Flexible joints bend and rotate in any direction to form the perfect shape
* Locking ring means extra security for your compact camera
* Slimline attachment stays connected to your camera for nearly instant setup
* Ring and foot grips provide extra gripping power to most surfaces
* Dimensions: 15 x 3 x 3 cm, weighs just 45.3 grams.

Technical Details

Maximum load weight 275g
Size 15x3x3cm
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#1
can you use this with 500D + 75-300 (+ optional grip)? or is too heavy ?
#2
qfel
can you use this with 500D + 75-300 (+ optional grip)? or is too heavy ?


No, this one is designed for compacts. You need the Gorillapod SLR or more likely, the SLR Zoom. My local Asda sold out of the discounted regular and SLR model last year and hasn't had any new stock since. The new SLR models now include a spirit level on the tripod bush attachment.
#3
qfel;8613414
can you use this with 500D + 75-300 (+ optional grip)? or is too heavy ?

Definately no - the slr model won't be good enough either. I have an slr model and it's useless for anything but a compact, and even then I think a proper table top tripod would be better.
#4
Even at £7.00 it's still overpriced for what it is - it probaly costs pennies to make in China.

Tescos price matched this on 14/05/10 at £23.97 LOL
#5
Have some heat for the word joby :p


I know...i'm imature :thumbsup:
#6
logindetails
Even at £7.00 it's still overpriced for what it is - it probaly costs pennies to make in China.

Tescos price matched this on 14/05/10 at £23.97 LOL


Overpriced? Hardly.

I have the SLR version and use it with the Nikon D40. My 55-200 is probably about its limits but it is incredibly versatile and certainly a must for any keen photographer. I take many architectural shots and being able to safely attach a camera to almost anything safely is something worth many times this price.
#7
what p****d me off when I bought the Gorrilapod SLR zoom for £35 was that you had to then buy a 'ballhead' so you could use it properly for another £25.
#8
Hmm, bought 'similar' design tripod in a 99p store and it is surprisingly good.
#9
logindetails
Even at £7.00 it's still overpriced for what it is - it probaly costs pennies to make in China.

Tescos price matched this on 14/05/10 at £23.97 LOL


Nah, they are superb and worth every penny. They are very, very well made and supportive. They can be bent to all sort of shapes and angles and be attached to all kinds of things, just have a look on Youtube, there's no end of videos on there about them. £7 is nothing for one of these, I have one and paid about £12 a few years ago, worth every penny.
#10
GREAT price.. doubt my local asda one..

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