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Craftsman  60 in. Tripod

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Dimensions and Weight:
Item Weight (lbs.): 3.3
Overall Dimensions: 23 x 4.17 x 4.17 in.
Product Overview:
Crosshairs With Stadia Lines: No
Non-Distorting Achromatic Lens: No
Measuring Tool Accuracy: NA
Material: Aluminum
Included with Item:
Case Included: Yes
Package Contents: Tripod and Manual
Warranties & Coverage:
General Warranty: Craftsman Limited Warranty for One Year from the Date of Sale

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60 in. Tripod elevates your game
The heavy-duty aluminum 60 in. tripod with adjustable, telescoping legs feature quick release locks so it's easy to set up shop. Tripod extends to a maximum height of 60 inches. 2-way panning head with integrated level. Adjustable feet so that you can get sturdy positioning on uneven terrain.

The aluminum 60 in. tripod is tough enough to handle being tossed in a truck when you're moving to the job. A carry bag for convenient storage and portability comes with it.

aluminum 60 in. tripod 

  • adjustable legs with quick-release locks
  • 2 way panning head
  • integrated level

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Added on May 13, 2010

 

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14 Reviews Write a review
11 Reviewers (79.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Anonymous
Aug 29 , 2007
Nice tripod
I recieived the 66in tripod today. I bought this tripod for photography and camcording. I had an X-mart tripod before. First thing that took me by surprize was the weight of the box (heavier than I expected). I found the tripod well packed, still in the bag along with the manual. I really like all the features. The tripod comes with its own durable carrying case. On the tripod is a tough handle for carrying. The legs extended with a sliky smooth motion. The swivel is tight, and moves freely so you can do fine adjustments. There is a bubble level on the head which will ensure whatever you are using it for to be right on the money. Crank style handle to raise and lower the head works nicely. This product is an excellent example of what you expect from Sears. The tripods at the local X-mart don't even come close to this bad boy! I know I will get plenty of years use out of this tripod. I bought this online through Sears.
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jrs38
Mar 18 , 2007
Flimsy
When I first set it up I knew it reminded me of something but it took a while to figure out what it was. It reminded me of those Bobble heads that people put on their dashboards. Every joint in the head has play in it no matter how tight you try to tighten the knobs and as a result the level "bobbles" around. Very poor design in my opinion. The legs are fine but the head has a problem. The only good thing was that it was inexpensive.
 

papaloco

Saint Louis, MO

Oct 21 , 2014
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craftsman tripod

After looking around for a inexpensive tripod for a while I decided to buy this one I have used the tripod with a nikon d3100 and sony camcorder it's easy to use and sturdy. For the money this is the way to go.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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SalKahn

Pearland, TX

Sep 30 , 2014
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Good for what you need it for

not solid enough for a heavy DSLR camera, but for a level or light camera the price is perfect!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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RWK2451

Steubenville, OH

Apr 14 , 2014
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Thank You Sears !!!

I Know It Is Good,Why Because It Is A Craftsman !!!


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Sduran1

Rosemead, CA

Jan 17 , 2014
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Works as expected

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Mr.MakeitHappen

Loganville, GA

Nov 10 , 2013
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New version not as good as the old one

The new version of this tripod is 60 inches and is not as sturdy and does not have a carrying handle like the 66 inch model it replaced. the new model and old one have the same item number, so if you are lucky enough to find the old model/version(66 inch tall) get it.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Brandon177

Brule, WI

Jan 5 , 2012
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Ok tripod; probably above average for the money

First I want to admit that this is my first tripod.

Everything does tighten down good except for the tilt (controled with the handle) which was just a little tight for me so I lubercated...too much, my fault. The quick release bracket that goes on the camera is nice but does take a little time to remove the bracket from the camera. (You can get a few extra inches if you narrow up the base a bit (not as stable though)).

The legs flex a little. I wouldn't recomend this tripod for a very expensive camera, especially coupled with outdoor enviornments (especially strong wind).
I am comfortable using it outdoors on days when the wind isn't strong with my $850 camera.

I wish it had a level...

My biggest disapointment: the handle pictured (opposite side of crank) was NOT included. The tripod is still functional without it but I am very disapointed that the product would vary so much from the pictures online. False advertising.

If I had paid something like a $100 I would be very disapointed (mainly in the leg strength and stability on a windy day) but considering the price I really can't complain. This is definatly worth the money and meets my purposes.

 

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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lbrake

San Angelo, Texas

Dec 31 , 2011
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love my new craftsman 60 in tripod

received my tripod for christmas and just love it.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Cristiano26

Bronx, NY

Jul 2 , 2009
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so far so good ...

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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bobdog

Ogden, Utah

Mar 14 , 2009
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Excellent bang for the buck

I looked at many tripods, even bought and returned. This one is very sturdy and well built for the price. An excellent tripod. It functions smoothly and the leg locks tighten snug. Holds whatever you put on it sturdy.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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cantabrigian

Cambridge, MA

Feb 26 , 2009
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Great value

This tripod is great. Its height extends taller than I would have thought, which is great. My significant other's only gripe is that he wished it had a leveler on the head that holds the camera, although there is a leveler for the tripod itself. I don't think it takes away from the value of this tripod though. I would highly recommend it.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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