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Tripod section
This list of tripods covers the post war period to about 1980.
I do hope to add some more material here.


Model J Gyroscopic Tripod

Vinten

Model J Gyroscopic Tripod

Traditional wood legs.

bullet Capacity : 45Kg.
bullet Material : Beech
bullet Weight : 22Kg.
bullet Range : 48 > 84 inches

bullet Fitting : Bowl

bullet Catalogue Page


Vinten Light Giroscopic Tripod

Vinten

Light Gyroscopic Tripod

Traditional wood legs.

bullet Capacity : 13Kg.
bullet Material : Beech
bullet Weight : 10.5Kg.
bullet Range :
48 > 84 inches
bullet Fitting : Bowl

bullet Catalogue Page


Vinten

Standard Friction Tripod

Traditional wood legs.

bullet Capacity : 45Kg.
bullet Material : Beech
bullet Weight : 14.5Kg.
bullet Range :
52 > 80 Inches
bullet Fitting :

bullet Catalogue Page


Vinten heavy duty tripod

Vinten

Heavy Duty Tripod + Skid

This tripod is very similar to the later type 408 except for the finish to the legs.

This tripod has reversible feet,
with rubber pad or spike.

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Light Alloy
bullet Weight : 13.4Kg.
bullet Range :
31 > 54 Inches
bullet Fitting : 4 hole plate

bullet Catalogue Page


Vinten

Type 580 Standard Tripod and

Type 567 Short Tripod

bullet Capacity : 54Kg.
bullet Material : Light Alloy
bullet Weight : 5.4Kg. 4.6Kg.
bullet Range :
34 > 66 Inches
bullet Range :
20 > 40 Inches
bullet Fitting :

bullet Catalogue Page


vinten 514 folding skid

Vinten

Type 514 Lightweight folding Skid
for 580 and 567 tripods

bullet Capacity : 63Kg.
bullet Material : Alloy
bullet Weight : 10Kg.
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bullet Large picture


vinten type 566 fixed skid

Vinten

Type 566 Fixed Skid
for 580 and 567 tripods

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Alloy
bullet Weight : 22.7Kg.
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bullet Large Picture


Type 408

Vinten

Type 408 Heavy Duty Tripod

This tripod has reversible feet,
with rubber pad or spike.

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight : 13.4Kg.
bullet Range :
31 > 54 Inches
bullet Fitting : 4 Hole Plate

bullet Catalogue Page


Vinten
Type 412 Fixed Skid with 3 Immobilizing jacks for type 408 tripod.

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight :
bullet Range :

bullet Fitting :


Vinten
Type 555 Collapsible Skid with 3 Immobilizing jacks for type 408 tripod.

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight :
bullet Range :

bullet Fitting :


Vinten
Type 697 Heavy Duty Tripod

Type 3697 is the later number.

This tripod has reversible feet,
with rubber pad or spike.

bullet Capacity : 91Kg.
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight : 12Kg.
bullet Range :
27 > 53.5 Inches
bullet Fitting : 4 Hole Plate

bullet Catalogue Page


Vinten

Type 738 Short Heavy Duty Tripod

Pictured with 698 skid and elevation unit.

bullet Capacity : 91Kg.
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight : 12Kg.
bullet Range :
22 > 34 Inches
bullet Fitting : 4 Hole Plate


Vinten
Type 698 Collapsible Skid for 697 & 738 tripods

bullet Capacity : 114kg.
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight : 10kg.
bullet Range :

bullet Fitting : 4 Hole Plate


Vinten
Type 719 Collapsible Skid for 697 & 738 tripods as 698 + castoring lock.

bullet Capacity : 114kg.
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight : 10kg.
bullet Range :

bullet Fitting : 4 Hole Plate


Vinten 3699 elevation unit

Vinten

Type 3699/3 Elevation Unit for 697
Type 3737/3 Elevation Unit for 738

Rack, pinion and worm mechanism

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight :
bullet Range :
24 Inch stroke (3699/3)
bullet Fitting : 4 Hole Plate


vinten 3063 tripod

Vinten

Type 3063 Lightweight Tripod & Elevation unit

bullet Capacity : 45Kg.
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight : 10.4Kg. inc elev.unit
bullet Range :
36 > 72 Inches
bullet Fitting : 4 Hole Plate
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bullet Data & Picture (new window)


Vinten 3261-3 Microwave tripod

Vinten

Type 3261-3 Microwave Tripod

Type 3270-3 Pan and Tilt Head

bullet Capacity : 90Kg.
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight : 13Kg.
bullet Range : 27 > 53 Inches
bullet Fitting :

bullet Data & Picture (new window)


 

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight :
bullet Range :

bullet Fitting :


Houston Fearless corp.
C. 1967
Type AMT (full size)

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight :
bullet Range : 40inch to 64inch

bullet Fitting :


 

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I shall be returning to these pages and adding tripods from other manufactures. BS.

bullet Capacity :
bullet Material : Alloy and Duralumin
bullet Weight :
bullet Range :

bullet Fitting :



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