3 Legged Factor has lately introduced a refreshed line of its Punks vary of tripods. The Corey, Travis, Billy, and Brian fashions have all been upgraded to model 2.0 with a brand new look and the promise of improved stability.
The brand new line, referred to as Punks 2.0, consists of 4 variations on an analogous tripod design that every one function removable legs for straightforward conversion to monopods or booms. The corporate additionally provides the addition of its Vanz ft to make them simply remodel into tabletop tripods.
Every Punks 2.0 tripod has a “refreshed” look with what the corporate describes as “chunkier” leg locks that decrease the general middle of gravity and supposedly contribute to higher stability. The leg locks have a brand new exterior design that mixes rubber pads and knurling and provides customers improved grip and leverage which ensures the legs could be tightened even in moist situations or slippery situations.
Internally, Punks 2.0 tripods now have the identical anti-rotation “Rooster Lips” (in any other case referred to as shims) present in 3 Legged Factor’s Professional Vary 2.0 and Legends tripods. The corporate says that these give the legs higher rigidity when prolonged.
The corporate’s patented tri-mount plate on prime of the middle column has supposedly been refined with a brand new design that 3 Legged Factor says is right for attaching equipment or for helping with cable administration. Moreover, the tripod canopies all now embrace an built-in 1/4-20 thread, ideally suited for attaching an adjunct arm in an effort to mount a lightweight or monitor to the tripod. These adjustments apply throughout all 4 tripods. The set additionally has a screw-in D-ring within the base of the middle column that can be utilized to hold a weight or bag to supply further stability when wanted.
The Corey is an ultra-compact journey tripod. The Brian is extra suited to photographers who need the identical stability however in a bigger dimension with out an equal quantity of weight added, as it’s constituted of carbon fiber. The Travis is the corporate’s “common use” tripod that’s appropriate for a wide range of completely different images genres and the Billy provides the identical construction as Travis, however is due to the usage of carbon fiber. The Corey and Travis fashions have legs and a column which might be shaped from magnesium alloy.
All three tripods ship with a protecting bag. The Corey and Travis can be found for $240 whereas the Billy and Brian can be found for $340 and $350 respectively. All choices could be seen on 3 Legged Factor’s web site.