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Ronford-Baker Mitchell Tripod - Standard, Heavy Duty

Abel Code: Ronford
Mfr. Code: RF.10001
This tall, heavy-duty tripod is designed to support large, complex camera systems or rigs utilizing heavy optics. Features a Mitchell base for easy mounting of tripod heads.
Key Highlights
  • Tall, heavy-duty tripod
  • 3' to 5' 6" (min./max. height)
  • ~200 lb max. payload


The Ronford-Baker Heavy Duty Tripod - Tall, Mitchell Base is designed for extreme durability and manufactured from 1" diameter, 16SWG HE30TF aluminum alloy tubing, polished and anodized, with nylon wipers/locking pads and stainless steel spikes (with rubber covers). Locking levers and castings are LM25 anodized, stove enamelled with a black texture. All steel parts are hardened where necessary, and are chrome plated.

NOTE: Also available in Medium Duty, Lightweight, or Carbon Fiber models, with Short or 2-Stage height, and a 150mm Bowl Mount. Contact your AbelCine salesperson for details and availability.


  • Minimum Height: 3' (91.4cm), with legs spread at 1' 6"
  • Maximum Height: 5' 6" (167.6cm), with legs spread at 1' 6"
  • Weight: 22 lb (10 kg)
  • Max. Payload: ~200 lb (90 kg)
  • Mitchell Base

IMPORTANT NOTE: Spreader (e.g., IS-RB0HDS Heavy Duty Spreader) sold separately.

What's in the Box

  • 1 x Ronford Heavy Duty Tall Tripod - Mitchell
  • 1 x Ronford Heavy Duty Tall Tripod - Mitchell


Key Highlights

  • Tall, heavy-duty tripod
  • 3' to 5' 6" (min./max. height)
  • ~200 lb max. payload
  • Mitchell Base


Tripod Load Capacity Range:
100.0-199.99 lb - Approx. 200 lb max.
Tripod Materials:
Tripod Max Height Range:
50.0-69.99" - 5' 6" (167.6cm)
Tripod Size:
Flat Mitchell Plate
Tripod Weight Range:
16.0-24.99lbs - 22 lb
Tripod Type:
Tripod Min. Height Range:
30.0"-49.99" - 3' (91.4cm)
Tripod Options:
Legs Only
Tripod Feet:
Spiked - Includes Spreader Mount
Tripod Stage:


15 in
15 in
45 in
22 lb

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