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Good gimbal under $300


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Looking for a good gimbal without the cost of a new camera or lens. Internet search for "best gimbal head" returns results from 2012.! You folks have any advice? Cheap ones on Amazon have some worrisome reviews.

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The Benro GH2 isn't quite under the $300 you mentioned in the subject, but it is good value for money. They had some quality issues early on but that seems to be sorted out now.

 

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So how does this compare to he Nest brand I have heard of?

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I haven't tried the Nest, but I absolutely hate being forced to slide the QR plate in from the side with a heavy lens. The Benro can open enough to drop the plate in from the top, does the Nest do that? Most of the cheap ones don't.