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3 Legged Thing Legends BUCKY Carbon Fibre Tripod System - Grey


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Bucky is a premium travel tripod which is both incredibly portable, yet offers a hugely impressive working height range from ground level up to almost 2 metres tall.
Part of 3 Legged Thing’s Legends range, Bucky features not one but three detachable legs which can be used as monopods or boom arms. With the legs removed, Bucky can be used as a table-top tripod by adding a set of 3LT’s tripod footwear.
Bucky is constructed from 8 layers of 100% pure carbon fibre and aerospace-grade magnesium alloy, and has a new design of leg and column locks. Externally new O-Pads give users improved grip, leverage, and water displacement. Internally the locks have been engineered with a new design of Chicken Lips (shims) which give the locks greater strength and grip.
3LT’s Rapid Latch, an anodised metal leg latch with auto-engage lock, is used to open and position Bucky’s legs, and to release them for counter-folding.

3 Legged Thing Bucky Tripod in Grey

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Regular Price: £379.99

Special Price £341.99

So What’s In The Kit?

Legends Bucky carbon fibre, professional travel tripod
Toolz - Multi Tool, hex key, coin key, key ring, carabiner and bottle opener
Anodised magnesium alloy D-Ring
Premium, clamshell-opening, nylon carry bag with cushioned interior, storage pockets for tripod footwear (available separately), loop zip pulls, adjustable and removable shoulder strap, and carabiner for attachment to tripod D-ring

  • Impressive load to weight ratio of 20:1
  • Compact size when folded – ideal for travel with no compromise on height
  • Three removable tripod legs – can be used as monopods or boom arms
  • Rapid Latch hardwearing, anodised metal, easy-use leg latch with auto-engage lock
  • Elegantly contoured patented Tri-Mount plate for easier use, with hollowed spurs for clip on devices
  • Usable as a table-top tripod with the addition of 3LT tripod footwear (sold separately)
  • Removable / reversible centre column
  • Three optimal leg angles to create different shooting heights and perspectives, with legs that can be adjusted independently for use on uneven terrain
  • Raised O-Pads on leg and column locks for improved grip, leverage, and water displacement
  • Leg locks include a new design of Chicken Lips (shims) which give them greater strength and grip
  • Interchangable footwear with 1/4”-20 or 3/8”-16 thread (3LT Vanz, Heelz, Stilettoz, and Clawz sold separately)

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Tripod Specifications:


Tripod Weight
1.52 kg / 3.35 lb
Minimum Height
110 mm / 4.33 "

Maximum Height
179.2 cm / 70.55 "

Folded Length
41 cm / 16.14 "
Load Capacity
30 kg / 66 lbs
Leg Tubing Diameter
26 mm / 1.02 "

Leg Sections
5 sections (26, 23, 20, 17, 14 mm / 1.02, 0.90, 0.79, 0.67, 0.55 ")

Leg Angles
23°, 55° & 80°
Column Sections
3 sections - (26, 23, 20 mm / 1.02, 0.90, 0.79 “)
Leg Locking System
Twist Friction Locks