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All models have either three or four leg sections. I generally prefer three leg sections, but the taller four-section models can be used with three sections most of the time, and I prefer the extra height.
Tripod base plate and top-end
Shown below is the top of the Really Right Stuff TVC-34L, largest, heaviest, tallest and most robust tripod in the RRS lineup.
Note the following build attributes:
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