Troy The Turkey & Danny Darkside Return – X1.1 Brian

June 13th, 2013 by Clay Cook

When Danny Lenihan CEO of 3 Legged Thing, comes into our town, we can’t help but make a informational video for the world to see. In this video we break down the X1.1 Brian and show just how versatile this tripod really is.¬†You can’t take life too seriously.



The trouble with travel tripods is that once they fold up really small, they don’t do very much. They certainly don’t hold very much, until now, that is. Most travel tripods from 1.3 to 1.5 meters tall, so wouldn’t it be nice, just for once, to have a travel tripod that went over two meters? That’s right, seven feet! I know that you’re thinking. “What kind of idiot wants a travel tripod that’s over seven feet with anything more than a compact camera on it?” We cannot think of everything.

Ca-ca! Ca-ca!

So, if you can’t run it at seven feet with anything more than a compact camera on it, what’s the point? Modeling can be hard, but not when you’re working with a pro. Oh, work it Troy! Oh, that’s good! Oh, I’m loving it. I’m loving it. Oh, that’s beautiful. Yeah, work it Troy. Oh you’re gorgeous.

Like most travel tripods nowadays, it comes with a detachable monopod. Wouldn’t it be nice, on occasion, if you were able to go to a second camera without having to put it down on the floor? Wait, I need to get closer. The trouble with very tall tripods is that they come with their limitations. I mean, what’s the use of having a seven-foot tripod if you have to be five inches off the ground? Is that even possible? Let’s be honest, size does matter. I mean, some guys can only dream of five inches.

Macro photography is my passion. Being able to get down to five inches really helps me to photograph my favorite subject, wild life. Work it Troy. Oh, you’re a beautiful subject. I’ve never seen such gorgeous navel now. Give us a gobble. Gobble, gobble. I love it.

A 3 Legged Thing, X 1.1 Brian, winner of the innovative image project of the year 2013, the world’s most capable and functional travel tripod. Isn’t it time your tripod made more sense?



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