Re: spotting scopes?
They come with that low tripod, so you can sit it on the bench beside you, or if you are shooting prone it is as low to the ground as you are. But, yes, it's the universal thread, so any camera tripod will fit it. Also those monopods that clamp to your car window.
Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy, and taste good with catsup - George of Lod, Year of Our Lord 297
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