The Vanguard Espod CX 233 Tripod With Ph-23 Pan Head will certainly impress you with its modern style and ease of use. The Espod CX 233AP features an impressive maximum load for such a compact tripod at 7.7lbs. Its pan head's ergonomic handle positions smoothly and easily. The top panning system allows for quick portrait mode set-up. Other features include a strong canopy, 3 leg sections, quick flip leg locks, rubber feet and a central column anti-shock ring. Benefit from the full functionality of your spotting scopes with a Vanguard Tripod and you'll for surely be impressed.