This tripod is the perfect choice for use with binoculars and spotting scopes and can also be used with photographic and visual instruments. It is designed for use with optical accessories fitted with .25"x20 threaded hole. This tripod boasts a number of deluxe features, including: oil fluid pan head, peg for video camera attachment, quick release pan head, adjustable aluminum legs, adjustable central column, extendible length vertical pan handle, and retractable metal feet for added traction on a variety of surfaces. New clamp-style leg locks. Lightweight and reliable.