If you’re using one of the bigger and heavier model of a spotting scope a stable tripod is a must have. You don’t need a low quality wobbly product that will be not able to support your device. Due to a shaky image in a more magnifying models (like 60 times) this becomes even a bigger issue. So you should remember always to choose tripods made of a high quality materials. If you need some tips you should watch the video below. You will get the idea.