Acratech GP Ballhead with Gimbal Feature, with all Rubber Knobs, Quick Release / Detent Pin and Level, Supports 25 lbs.

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$399.95
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About Acratech GP

The Acratech GP Ballhead is uniquely designed to function as a ballhead a Gimbal head and as a leveling base.

Summary of Customer Reviews

(3)
Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Attaches firmly (3),Stable (3)
Best Uses:
Landscape/scenery (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (3)

Acratech GP Features

  • Weighs less than 1 lb (.45kg) with quick release clamp.
  • Easily holds over 25 lbs (11.4kg) at any angle.
  • Full movements allow any camera position.
  • Precision C.N.C. machined.
  • Compatible with Kirk, Arca, R.R.S., and many other QR plates.
  • Fits all standard tripods (1/4-20 and 3/8-16 threads).
  • Laser Engraved dual degree markings.
  • Solid precision feel.
  • Beautiful satin black anodized finish.
  • All knobs are secured so they cannot vibrate loose and fall off.
  • Oilless and greaseless ball will not attract or hold dirt and debris. Made in U.S.A.
  • Made in U.S.A.

Acratech GP Reviews

Reviewed by 3 customers

 
5.0

Quality Do It All Option

By

from Southern Vermont USA  -  Photo Enthusiast

I don't really know where I'm going with my photography. But I do like knowing my equipment is bullet proof and can handle going in whatever direction I choose to take. That's why I chose this head and paired it with a Berlebach 2032. Which incidentally was recommended to me as quality equipment that would last me a lifetime and then some by a 40+ year professional photographer. After using this combination for a while I still haven't used all the functions the head is capable of. But, it's served me flawlessly. I do remove the head when I'm not using it and store it in my camera bag inside its original box. It is rugged but it's also something I don't want to pay to replace because I was negligent in caring for my equipment. I prefer buy once cry once. Not wash rinse repeat if you know what I'm saying. Overall a very fine head and proudly made in the USA and you can't say that about very many products in this game especially these days.

 
5.0

Great Ball head

By

from San Diego  -  Photo Enthusiast

Used for outdoor, nature photography. Precision feel throughout; excellent quick release system; packed with features. Like that the ball head does not need lubrication. Love the fact that this product is made in the USA.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A solid but very light product

By

from Nl,Canada  -  Photo Enthusiast

I bought this head to go with my gitzo 1228 tripod. Both are very light but very well made. I think it is a good product but I havn`t had it for long.

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Shopper  Can anyone give me a quick review of whether you're happy with this ball head or not? Thanks,
ROBERT J  The head is great. However, it is lacking in one aspect. The ability to tilt the head up or down precisely to shoot multiple rows of shots for a panorama. But obviously, if you over-shoot the area wanted, it ceases to be a problem.
Steven R  Is the Acratech GP Ballhead compatible with BOTH the RRS L-Bracket AND the Cotton Carrier vest harness? In other words, can the L-Bracket accommodate the Cotton Carrier mounting Hub while also attached to the Ballhead? Thanks.
Steven R  Jeff, Thanks for your reply and information. Steve
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