"As part of Benro's most advanced range of photo monopods, the Mach3 MMA49C combines classic design with advanced materials. High performance twist locks and 9x carbon fiber tubes make this monopod weather resistant and lightweight. 9x Carbon Fiber Legs The Mach3 family of tripods features Benro's signature 9x Carbon Fiber legs. Constructed from 9 layers of carbon fiber, these legs maximize the strength-to-weight ratio of the tripod legs, which gives you the sturdiness you require without weighing you down. High Performance Twist Locks The Mach3 family of tripods utilize high performance, rubber twist locks for improved ergonomics and resistance to the elements.|9x Carbon Fiber Legs|High Performance Twist Locks"