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3 Legged Thing X4a Jack Evolution 2 Magnesium Alloy Tripod, 79" Maximum Height, 17.60lbs Load Capacity, 19.70" Folded Length

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About the 3 Legged Thing X4a

The 3 Legged Thing X4a Jack Evolution 2 Magnesium Alloy Tripod is a stylish compact 79" tripod that features a removable leg, leg-spreading and a reversible center column that allows for low angle or macro shooting down to 5.1". The removable leg when topped with the included 4.0" column extension and the tripod's mounting plate, becomes a 57" monopod for gun-and-run scenarios.

The X4a Jack's legs are constructed from Stealth Magnesium Alloy which offers excellent lateral and torsional strength while reducing the weight to only 3.3 lb, while providing the stability of heavier tripods and supporting cameras up to 17.6 lb. It folds down to just 19.7" for easy packing and comes with a soft case and strap for storage and transport.

3 Legged Thing X4a Includes

  • 3 Legged Thing X4a Jack Evolution 2 Magnesium Alloy Tripod
  • Rapid Reversible/Removable Center Column
  • Spring Ballast Hook
  • Magnesium Alloy Extension Tube
  • 3LT Tripod Bag with D Rings and Tool/Memory Card/Film Pocket
  • Carry Strap
  • 3 Legged Thing 5 Year Warranty

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3 Legged Thing X4a Features

  • Structural Integrity: Constructed of Stealth Magnesium Alloy, the 26 mm (upper section diameter) legs offer excellent lateral and torsional strength
  • Friction Locks: Evo 2 Friction Locks with safety double break-point and easy-grip rubbers
  • Durable Finish: Retoned matte black anodizing and triple machined magnesium alloy parts for better durability and smoother finish
  • Inverted Column: With the column inverted and the legs fully extended, the user is able to lower the camera to the floor for macro photography. With an optional adapter, you can mount a laptop or iPad at the collar of the tripod to monitor your images while shooting tethered
  • Tri-mono Mode: Extending the center column with the legs retracted & spread to 55deg.is known as Tri-mono mode. This is a much better alternative to putting expensive gear like long lenses on the ground & keeps them at the ready while shooting with other camera/lens in situations like sports events
  • Extra Stability: Re-engineered leg mechanisms, for greater stability, smoother and easier use. You can completely remove the column and mount the head or even your camera directly to the tripod collar topped with the camera platform, providing the rigidity required for longer exposures
  • Compact Package: The design of the Jack is such that the tripod, when folded, will easily fit into most hand luggage. The D rings on the included bag allow it to be connected to another bag or cart for easy transport

3 Legged Thing X4a Specifications

Construction Magnesium Alloy
Folded Length 19.70" (50.00cm)
Leg Stages/Sections 4
Leg Tube Diameters 1.0, 0.9, 0.78, 0.67" (26, 23, 20, 17 mm)
Independent Leg Spread Yes, 23deg., 55deg., 80deg. angles
Leg Lock Type Twist-lock
Spiked/Retractable Feet No
Center Brace No
Center Column Sections 2
Center Column Type Rapid, reversible
Bubble Level No
Load Capacity 17.60lbs (8.00kg)
Dimensions Maximum Height: With column removed: 54.7" (139 cm)
With column retracted: 56.3" (143.10cm)
With column fully extended: 79.10" (201cm)
Monopod: 57" (144cm)
Minimum Height: Tripod: 5.10" (13.00cm)
Monopod: 18" (45.60cm)
Weight 3.3 lb (1.5 kg)
Monopod: 0.73 lb (0.33 kg)
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