"Construction - Winston is precision engineered with aircraft-grade Magnesium Alloy and 3LT's own 100% Pure Stealth Carbon Fiber. 8 layers of tightly woven carbon, uniquely constructed without gimmicks or patterns for optimum weight to strength ratio. Dynamic Range - Winston's unique, modular design enables this incredible tripod to extend from almost floor level 73 inches (over 2m), giving Winston the versatility to work in any number of situations. Paralock System - 3 Legged Thing's unique parallel locking system prevents accidental disassembly, and provides further stability and better grip. It also makes maintenance and general upkeep simple. Modular Technology - 3 Legged Thing's unique, modular technology, enables users to utilize infinite configurations. The possibilities are extraordinary. As with all 3 Legged Thing tripods, Winston has a detachable leg, with standard 3/8"" threads at both ends. This enables use as a monopod, or a microphone boom, selfie stick, camera boom arm and many other functions"