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Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod

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Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod

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Product Highlights

  • Supports up to 20 lb (9.1 kg)
  • Four Sections
  • 71.6" (182.0 cm) Maximum Height
  • Folds to 23.8" (60.5 cm)
  • Weighs 2.2 lbs (1 kg)
  • Foam-Padded Section for Easy Handling
  • Hand Strap
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You Pay: $159.95

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The Slik Pro Pod is a heavy-duty monopod that will securely support up to 20 pounds (9.1 kg) of weight. The twist-lock design allows the monopod to hold more weight, and the foam-padded top leg section makes it easier to handle in extreme hot or cold weather. A hand strap is also incorporated into this monopod.

UPC: 036791187200
Maximum Height 71.6" (182.0 cm)
Folded Length 23.8" (60.5 cm)
Load Capacity 20 lbs (9.1 kg)
Leg Sections 4
Leg Lock Type Twist
Male Thread Size 1/4"-20
Weight 2.2 lbs (1 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 24.6 x 3.2 x 3.0"
Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod
  • Hand Strap
  • 3-Year Warranty
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    Slik"The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod
     
    4.7

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    • 1 Stars

       

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    88%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Strong construction (7)
    • Compact (4)
    • Opens quickly (4)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sports/action (3)
    • Sports photography (3)
    • Stabilization (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (3)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

    By PFB

    from Clermont,Florida

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Lightweight
    • Opens Quickly
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sports/Action

      Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

      I bought my first pro pod well over ten years(maybe over fifteen!!) ago. I used it at racetracks coast to coast in all kinds of weather. After all those years of constant panning I finally wore through the rubber foot and drew some dirt into the tubes. The dirt scratched the tube surfaces and made the pod tough to open and close(besides that, it still does its job). All those years of hard work and absolutely no maintenance!! Just a tiny bit of attention from me and my first pro pod would have lasted forever! I didn't have to see if there might be a better monopod out there to buy because THERE ISN'T!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      The tallest I could find.

      By Pat the mother-in-law

      from Pleasantville, NY

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Strong Construction
      • TALL

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel

        Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

        I gave this Mono Pod to my very tall son-in-law as a Christmas present. It was the only one I could find for someone 6'5". I know he was pleased with it on Christmas Day and I haven't heard anything since.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        4.0

        strong sturdy but heavy

        By paco

        from mexico

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Heavy bulky

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Night Shots

        Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

        very nicely done although is a little on the heavy side

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Very Sturdy

        By Patrick

        from Ballston Spa, NY

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Opens Quickly
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Night Shots
          • Sports/Action
          • Wildlife

          Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

          This Monopod is very solidly built and easy to extend. I feel very secure with my equipment mounted on it and carrying it around a shoot. Used most for sports and wildlife. The diameter of the shaft provides a solid base for my valuable equipment.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Nice'n FAT, just the way I like 'em.....

          By Hey You!..

          from Westchester County, New York

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Lightweight
          • Opens Quickly
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Long Exposures
            • Portraits
            • Reducing Noise (ISO Reduction)
            • Sport Photography
            • Stabilization

            Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

            I needed a monopod for the times a tripod won't do!..
            And, I figured the "FATTER" the monopod the STURDIER, the better!.
            Meaning: The heavy weight of this monopod would tend not to sway..

            And, NO, I'm not going "Backpacking" where I'd have to lug this monster on my back!. I don't do backpacking!..

            So, I'm happy as a "pig n' mud" with this FAT BABY!...and "More is Less!"...

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            5.0

            Best monopod around

            By mediclimber

            from Pottstown, PA

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Opens Quickly
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Long Exposures
              • Portraits
              • Reducing Noise (ISO Reduction)
              • Sport Photography
              • Stabilization

              Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

              I upgraded to the pro pod for something super sturdy and got just what I was after. I added a Slik SBH-280 ball head and now it's even more versatile then ever. Super strong and adjustable. Works like a charm with any lens but really shines with a 70-200 f2.8 or prime tele attached.

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              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              SLIK pro tough mono - pod

              By Pete

              from USA, CT

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Has hand loop
              • Strong clamps
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

              • No spike

              Best Uses

              • Sport Photography
              • Stabilization

              Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

              Gave this mono-pod 4 stars only for one reason not carbon fiber . Other than that it is very sturdy and will hold a large zoom lens such as the 90-250 mm Zuiko no problem. I use it with a quick release ball head to photograph birds . The height adjustment collar clamps work well in adjusting the height sitting or standing. I would also say it could be used as a hiking pole if you see fit.

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              A reliable photo tool for stability

              By Barri

              from Sacramento, CA

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easily Adjusted
              • Good Footing
              • Lightweight
              • Locks In Tight
              • Rugged
              • Smooth Movement

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Special Events
                • Sports
                • Travel

                Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

                As a photojournalist I have used this monopod for sports, supporting up easely my 300mm and 500mm lenses. Comes on handy in indoor photography where you have to work with dim light conditions or low shutter speed.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                excellent quality

                By flmedic

                from Orange Park, Florida

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Rugged

                Cons

                • none so far......

                Best Uses

                • Special Events
                • Sports

                Comments about Slik "The Pro Pod" 4-Section Monopod:

                This is a fantastic monopod. Very high quality design and materials.

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