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Nikon Full Size Tripod 846

Premium tripod with easy-tilt head

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Our take on the Nikon Full Size Tripod 846

Nikon's premium full-sized tripod features an easy-tilt head with a quick release plate, so you can remove your binoculars, field scope, spotting scope, or camera in a flash to follow the action. Three individually adjustable legs and a built-in bubble level help you set up on uneven terrain. This premium tripod is also equipped with a reversible center column and a weight hook for rock-solid stability.

Product Highlights:

  • individually adjustable legs help you steady the tripod on uneven ground
  • pan/tilt head helps track moving objects
  • quick-release plate lets you detach scope or camera easily
  • height: 49" with legs fully extended
    • reversible center column extends height up to 60"
  • built-in bubble level and compass
  • ballast hook for added stability
  • 4-3/4"W x 25-1/2"H x 5"D (closed)
  • weight: 3.6 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Full-size tripod with quick release camera mount

Nikon Full Size Tripod 846 Reviews

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Overview: The Nikon Full-Size Premium Tripod (#846) is equipped with a 4-way "easy tilt" panhead with quick release camera mount (with a universal 1/4" mounting screw), and 3-section legs. It has an adjustable center column, three leveling bubbles and a compass. The tripod works with select binoculars, spotting scopes, fieldscopes, and cameras with a 1/4"-20 universal threaded socket. The Nikon Full-Size Premium Tripod weighs only 3 pounds.

Elevator: The tripod has a 12" elevator that allows you to easily and smoothly raise or lower the height of the camera or scope. At the bottom of the center column is a spring-loaded hook that can be used to hang your camera bag or extra weight to stabilize the tripod in windy conditions.

Legs: The 3-section aircraft-grade aluminum legs feature foam padding at the top for a solid grip when transporting the tripod, and oversized quick-lever leg locks. The non-removable rubber feet provide a stable footing on most any surface.


  • Folded Length: 23.5"
  • Upper Leg Diameter: 24mm
  • Minimum Operating Height: 22.5"
  • Maximum Operating Height: 60"
  • Weight: 2 lbs 12.2 oz

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compatible to camera [ Perry  Sep 23, 2018 ]
I called and spoke to an agent and confirmed that it was the only recommended tripod that Crutchfield had in stock for the camera I purchased. Unfortunately, it says Nikon on it and I purchased a Canon camera. As long as it works good, I'm okay with that. [ ANDREW  Nov 19, 2016 ]

2 questions already asked

Thanks for your question. Anything listed in Scrach & Dent stock is going to be a very minor cosmetic flaw. I don't have anything more specific, but you'll still receive Crutchfield's 60 day satisfaction guarantee. Hope that helps. [ Kenny  Jul 20, 2016 ]  Staff
Thanks for your question. Unfortunately the load capacity is not specified by the manufacturer. I did a web search and found one entry listing capacity of 26.5 lbs, but not sure how reliable the source is. You can reach out to Nikon at 8006456678 if you need further information. [ Kenny  May 30, 2016 ]  Staff

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