Optics Accessories: Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod

Optics Accessories: Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod

Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod 3

Stable and lightweight, the Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod gets top performance out of your optics.

What Features Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod Offers:

  • Carbon Fiber Tripod
  • Ball Head With 2 Mounting Plates
  • Fluid Head With 2 Mounting Plates
  • Smartphone Tripod Adapter
  • Padded Carrying Case
  • 4-Pound Weight
  • Folds To 18 Inches
  • 70 Inches Total Rise

Admittedly, optics tripods … not the sexiest topic. Practical, however. Don’t believe me? Pick any old one off the bargain shelf and see if it doesn’t A: Weight you down, B: Drive you insane trying to adjust it, C: Fray your nerves because it wobbles like mad, thus makes it impossible to focus downrange, or D: All of the above.

Better to spend a little money and get the right tool for the job, which is what Meopta USA Sport Optics appears to have come out with recently. If it lives up to its billing, the Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod looks to be a solid base for spotting scopes and binoculars that cuts down on the bulk. Collapsing to 18-inches and weighing 4 pounds, the optics base shouldn’t prove a hassle to pack in and out either, even if you plan to hump a couple miles to your favorite hunting spot. And it boasts functionality to boot, with 70-inches of rise, fluid and ball heads, quick-release plates, detachable-leg monopod and phone adapter.

The catch, they aren’t giving away the Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod. The accessory has a suggested retail price of $300. But if you’re going to spend big money on an optic, might as well get the goods that will make it perform.

More from Meopta:

TAMPA, FL – Meopta USA Sport Optics is pleased to introduce the Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod. This lightweight, extremely durable tripod is ideal for hunters who need a rugged, easily portable, and highly stable tripod in the field. The Carbon Fiber Tripod comes standard with a ball head, pan-tilt head, universal smartphone adapter, and premium carrying case.

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The Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod is designed for spotting scopes of all makes and models as well as binoculars with the use of a standard tripod adapter. The fluid heads deliver smooth, vibration-free movement making it easier to glass vast areas. The phone adapter works with all brands of smartphones and can be attached to the tripod to take quality photos and videos in the field.

“Efficient and effective glassing is crucial on many hunts, and we want to offer our customers a rugged, lightweight, highly stable tripod at a great price,” said Randy Garrison, Director of Meopta USA Sport Optics. “With the Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod, our customers have the convenience of getting all their optical equipment in one place and the confidence of knowing we stand behind the performance.”

Weighing just 4 lbs., the Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod folds to 18 inches for easy carrying and comes with a stylish premium nylon carrying case. The maximum total rise with center riser extended is 70 inches, and there is a center hook on which to hang extra weight, such as a backpack, for additional stability if desired. The kit also comes with four quick-release (QR) plates (two for each head) to speed deployment in the field, and one leg of the tripod is detachable for use as a monopod.

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Meopta is offering a special package deal which includes the Meopta MeoPro HD 80 Spotting Scope (straight or angled) and Carbon Fiber Tripod. This kit will retail for $1,699 vs. $1,599 for the HD 80 Spotting Scope alone, creating a $200 value for the consumer.

Retail Pricing:
Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod: $ 299.95
Meopta Carbon Fiber Tripod and MeoPro HD 80 Spotting Scope Kit: $1,699.95

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Elwood Shelton is the Digital Editor for Gun Digest. He lives in Colorado and has provided coverage on a vast spectrum of topics for GD for more than a decade. Before that, he was an award-winning sports and outdoors reporter for a number of newspapers across the Rocky Mountains. His experience has consisted of covering the spread of chronic wasting disease into the Western Slope of Colorado to the state’s ranching for wildlife programs. His passion for shooting began at a young age, fostered on pheasant hunts with his father. Since then, he has become an accomplished handloader, long-range shooter and avid hunter—particularly mule deer and any low-down, dirty varmint that comes into his crosshairs. He is a regular contributor to Gun Digest Magazine and has contributed to various books on guns and shooting, most recently Lever-Actions: A Tribute to the All-American Rifle.


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