Linhof Profi III Tripod features three heavy duty tubular extensions, the top section protected by a durable plastic covering - the ultimate in compact professional tripod design. Variable leg spread through adjustable stops allow firm positioning of tripod legs in three different working heights. Rugged rotating leg-locking sleeves control leg extension. Integrated heavy duty elevator centerpost. Column can be inverted or removed. Gear drive is equipped with self-locking friction brake that can be adjusted to the weight of the equipment attached.