Flashpoint F-1128

Flashpoint F-1128 is a 4 Section Carbon Fiber Tripod for beginner, advanced and professional photographer. The tripod features Reversible Stud Accepts 1/4×20 AND 3/8″ Ball Heads, Bubble Level for Fast & Accurate Setup, Quick Set Rubber Pads or Ground Spikes, and Center Column Separates for Low Ground Level Use. The Flashpoint F-1128 has maximum height of 55-1/4″, maximum height (with center column down) 49-1/4″, Folded Length 19″, Load Capacity 9.9 Lbs, and weighs 2.64 lbs.

Overall Rating: ★★★★½ | Latest Price Info

User Opinions

Flashpoint F-1128 User Reviews

Very Pleased
“This tripod is an excellent choice for a photo enthusiast. I called Adorama customer support and they were able to assist me in what I specifaly needed for my Nikon D90 and my Nikkor 18-200mm lens. The FPTPF1128 tripod, the FPTH2 tripod head and bag(both the tripod and head fit in the bag) are exactly what I needed and could not be more please with the quality..” – By chatsoon
Rating: ★★★★★

“I bought two – one for my brother-in-law for christmas. We are both delighted with them. They are lightweight yet sturdy. I also bought the F3 ball head. Could have gotten away with an F2 I guess. The rubber feet base plus the retractable spike can handle any terrain.I had a lower quality tripod before. What a difference!” – By donnylad
Rating: ★★★★★

First Tripod, Good Quality and support
“An all-purpose tripod. Excellent for scenary, night shots, and portraits. Included documentation is horrible, very confusing especially because this was my first tripod. Fortunately it is simple to use with twist to lock legs and stepwise height adjustment. Case is of good quality, but you’ll have to remove the tripod head if you have one.” – By Tony
Rating: ★★★★☆

I would recommend this tripod any time
“I am mostly a wildlife photographer, so I do alot of walking… several hours at a time. my pack is heavy enough, without having to drag a large heavy tripod around. The Flashpoint F-1128 Carbon Fiber Tripod, fills all my needs.. in a small lightweight, easy to manage package. It`s quick and easy to set up, and the two piece center column, is a wonderful feature. If you`re looking for a good all around tripod, this is it.” – By Geena
Rating: ★★★★★

Very stable
“I was going to buy a Gitzo Decided on the Flashpoint to save money. I’m not at all sorry. It is well made, sturdy and light. I bought a Manfroto pan head so that adds some weight. I haven’t owned it that long or used it that much so I can’t say how it holds up over the long run. But comes with a good warranty. Can’t go wrong for the money. It holds my Pentax K7 with a sigma 150-500mm zoom with no problem. I will use it to photograph stock car races, some nature photography and for portraits. I don’t feel I just paid for a name. A good value. I havent discovered any negatives yet.” – By DrD
Rating: ★★★★★

Great for the Price
“I purchased this tripod for a month-long hut-to-hut in the Alps. The quality is not at at the level of Gitzo or Really Right Stuff, but the tripod is a steal for the price. At first glance, it is built along the same design as Gitzo, but at a fraction of the price. The tripod is sturdy enough to hold a Nikon D700 with a 24-70mm f/2.8 lens attached. As I do with my much heavier Gitzo tripod and Really Right Stuff ball head, I plan to shoot in mirror up mode for increased sharpness. The case is very nice and accommodates the tripod with F-1 ball head attached.” – By Trekker Jim
Rating: ★★★★☆

Can’t complain especially for the price
“A Carbon Fiber tripod for under 150$, great bang for your buck. The construction feels fairly solid but cheapish. But hey look at the price ? Please read the instruction page that comes with the tripod. Looks like some one wrote the original in Chinese and ran it through an automated translator. Hilarity ensures. The case can take both the tripod + plus F-1 ball head, so that’s nice.” – By Ravi
Rating: ★★★★☆

Great little tripod
“I love this tripod! I was looking for a tripod that I could travel with when flying. This one will be just perfect. It is very light weight and folds down to fit in my luggage easily. It will accomodate my 28-135 Canon lens just fine. For anything larger you would need the next size, or a sturdier tripod. I am using this one as a second tripod, but I think I will probably reach for this one most every time I use one.” – By Teresa M. Moore
Rating: ★★★★★

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Features & Specifications

Flashpoint F-1128 Features & Specifications

* Adorama has studied for many years the needs and wants of the beginner, advanced and professional photographer. All the equipment that bears the Flashpoint name meets these essential qualifications, equipment that is dependable at a fair price. The Flashpoint Carbon Fiber Tripods are yet another fine example that follows in the Flashpoint tradition; high quality tripods that can go the distance. Made to Adorama’s specifications, you’ll feel the quality the first time you set it up. Leg locks that work! They open and close with ease. Pride of ownership is only a small reason to have one of these fine tripods in your equipment bag.

* Featuring classic European Styling, these Flashpoint tripods have all the features of other carbon fiber tripods, except the high price. Besides its legendary light weight, carbon fiber does not transfer heat like aluminum, but does absorb vibrations. This feature helps to insure sharper images.

* All Flashpoint tripod legs have rubber double-grip twist locks. The center column can be separated into a low column for ground level use. The supplied wrench can adjust the leg friction to match the photographers needs. Leg tips can be set with either a rubber pad or ground spike for rugged terrain.

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