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trigger-grip DynaSun WT011H 3/8 Professional Tripod Head Grip Action Ball


Trigger-grip head - combined with a monopod, it makes a great combination for binocular mounting.
The accompanying instructions are deficient, so I have written some proper ones here.


Ravelli tripod and trigger-grip Ravelli APGL4 New Professional 70" (cm 178) Tripod with Adjustable Pistol Grip Head and Heavy Duty Carry Bag


Very good value combination: you can pay more for the pistol-grip alone. You can just extend one leg of the tripod to use it as a monopod.
If it goes out of stock (as it does periodically), consider the identical, but differently branded, Amazon-basics one (below)
The accompanying instructions for the head are deficient, so I have written some proper ones here.


Basics tripod and trigger-grip AmazonBasics Tripod with Pistol Grip Head 70 Inches Adjustable


Worth considering when the Ravelli-branded one goes out of stock (as it does periodically).
Very good value combination: you can pay more for the pistol-grip alone. You can just extend one leg of the tripod to use it as a monopod.
The accompanying instructions for the head are deficient, so I have written some proper ones here.


7 Day Shop Monopod 7dayshop Monopod


An inexpensive monopod such as this one is adequate for lightweight binoculars and has sufficient height to be used standing. The only potential problem is that the leg clamps are not adjustable so, if they work loose, they cannot be tightened.


Manfrotto 679B Monopod Manfrotto 679B 3 Section Monopod - Black


A higher quality monopod like this one has adjustable leg clamps and will last longer, so will be a better purchase in the long term. It is possible to replace the rubber ferrule with a spiked foot.


thread adaptor 1/4" to 3/8" Camera Thread Adaptor for Tripods/Monopod


Required for attaching 38" accessories to tripods/monopods with a 14" mounting screw.


Paragon Plus w/o tripod Orion Paragon-Plus Binocular Mount without Tripod


Parallelogram mounts (P-mounts) hold the binocular away from the tripod, so that your legs and the tripod's do not compete for space.


Paragon Plus with tripod Orion Paragon-Plus Binocular Mount and Tripod


Parallelogram mounts (P-mounts) hold the binocular away from the tripod, so that your legs and the tripod's do not compete for space. The tripod is sturdy enough to support the mount and binoculars at least up to 2kg.