This tripod is the same as the RTB-424 but then with ticker legs for more stability and stiffnes. Made for perfection, when photography is your passion you can relay on Redged. More and more photographers wants a good tripod, why buy first a cheap bad one if you can afford a good one with the basalt series of Redged. This great tripod offers you the best between aluminum and carbon in ruggedness, stability and price. We used a compound of 3 layers of basalt fiber material to make the tubes and basalt offers you many of the advantages of carbon and is lighter than aluminum. Setting up is a matter of seconds with the non rotating system on the legs and the used twist locks keeps sand and dirt from entering the tripod. For great macro shot sand frog perspective this tripod comes with a lot of low shot features as there are: three leg positions, reversible column, two part center column.