Made of aluminum with telescoping legs and stainless steel (non-magnetic) points. The leg tops clamp to the head and leg spread tension is adjusted by screw driver. Leg swing is 45°. A threaded ball seat, machined in the tripod head, fits the Ball-Joint furnished with the W-K Compass (WK-40-1300). 34″ closed, 68″ open. Weight 3 ½ lbs.