Really Right Stuff TA-3 Leveling Base with Lever-Release Clamp and Hook

Really Right Stuff TA-3 Leveling Base with Lever-Release Clamp and Hook

Really Right Stuff TA-3 Leveling Base with Lever-Release Clamp and Hook

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Product Highlights

  • For RRS Versa S.3 and Gitzo S. 3 Tripods
  • Lever-Release Clamp and Hook
  • Load Capacity:25 lb
  • 30 Degrees Total Leveling
  • Large 12mm Bubble Level
  • Textured Rubber Grip
  • Anodized Aluminum Construction
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Really Right Stuff TA-3-LC-HK overview

  • 1Description

The TA-3 Leveling Base with Lever-Release Clamp and Hook from Really Right Stuff is a useful foundation for all types of tripod heads and is suitable as a panorama base. Compatible with the Really Right Stuff Versa Series 3 tripods and the Gitzo Series 3 Systematic tripods, this version has a lever-release clamp and a hook to attach weighty objects to stabilize the tripod. Constructed of CNC machined 6061 aircraft-grade anodized aluminum, the base will support up to 25 lb and features a total of 30 degrees of leveling capability. A large bubble helps hasten the leveling process. The base can be removed to reveal the integrated TA-3-VB video bowl which will accept any head or accessory compatible with a 75mm video bowl.

Benefits
  • Lightweight leveling base
  • Compatible with RRS Versa Series 3 and Gitzo Series 3 Systematic tripods
  • Holds up to 25 lb without slipping
  • Low friction polymer anti-jam plate secures your head solidly and accentuates vibration damping for your load
  • Delivers 30° of total leveling capability
  • Lever-release clamp for mounting tripod head
  • Large 12mm diameter bull's-eye bubble level is easy to see
  • Textured rubber grip on bottom of handle is easy to grasp firmly with or without gloves
  • Rubber grip handle is 4.5" wide and does not significantly impact your ability to drop the tripod to ground level
  • CNC machined 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum with type II anodizing
  • UPC: 818413020030
    In the Box
    Really Right Stuff TA-3 Leveling Base with Lever-Release Clamp and Hook
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Really Right Stuff TA-3-LC-HK specs

    Load Capacity 25 lb (11.3 kg)
    Height Total height excluding stud: 7.3" (185)
    Height above tripod: 1.4" (36 mm)
    Mount Lever-release clamp
    Diameter Platform diameter: 2.9" (74 mm) (Excluding bubble level)
    Mount diameter: 2.8" (71 mm)
    Maximum Width 4.3" (109 mm) (Including bubble level)
    Adjustment +/- 15° (Total 30°)
    Bubble Level Yes
    Weight 17.5 oz (496 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.2 x 5.8 x 5.2"

    Really Right Stuff TA-3-LC-HK reviews

    TA-3 Leveling Base with Lever-Release Clamp and Hook is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 6.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Quality as Expected Really Right Stuff has always made incredible products, and this is no exception. The fit and finish are perfect and the utility that the base provides has been extremely valuable for me. Only thing I wish was different was how quickly the head engages when you turn the knob. It goes from no tension to full tension extremely quickly, which makes it more difficult to make minute changes. Note: If you use this and realize you need a standard 3/8 stud for a tripod head, you'll have to buy a replacement plate. I made that mistake.
    Date published: 2017-02-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must-have for pano-gimbal work and video work. If you use a Really Right Stuff Pano-Gimbal head OR the Really Right Stuff FH-350 fluid-head OR by pure habit use a leveling base with a ball-head, I highly recommend this leveling base. The clamp is crucial for switching between various heads. If working at minimum height with your Series 3 tripod is of utmost importance, I recommend ordering the Leveling Base with the 2.5 handle directly through Really Right Stuff (as B&H doesn't sell that model). The 4.5 handle with thehook in this model is a bit long for ground clearance. If you value having the hook as well the extended handle for easier adjustments, this is for you. Note: All the handles can be sold separately, so you can buy this leveling base, buy another handle, and switch the different handles in and out depending on your needs.
    Date published: 2017-04-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid, well designed. Reeks of quality. This is built with high standards and precision. I like the long handle, its really easy to grab and make micro adjustments. If you like to lay your tripod flat you may want to opt for the shorter or �no stem version. I put this on a RRS Versa Series Tripod, but should work perfect for a Gitzo or ProMedia Gear tripod. I use a Gimba head and a BH-55 ball head on it, the quick release handle is secure and high quality. This really simplifies the leveling process, no more fussing with leg adjustments. If you are only going to use one type of Tripod Head you probably won't need the quick release clamp. HIGHLY Recommend
    Date published: 2018-05-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes Leveling Simple Excellent product. Makes leveling quick and simple without having to futz with the tripod legs all the time.
    Date published: 2017-02-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top of the line product. This is an amazing product to help level your tripod without having to fiddle with the legs of your tripod and play the guessing game.
    Date published: 2017-04-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Leveler Great, light weight leveling base. Make life so much easier for pano and video. Highest RRS qualitybb
    Date published: 2017-03-10
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