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Old January 7th, 2011, 02:40 PM   #1
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Favorite attachment methods of videocam to skater dolly?

I have a nice skater dolly with the typical female threads centrally located, and even a few off to the side.

What are some of your favorite methods of attaching the videocam to the skater dolly? I am sure some flat based fluidhead tripod heads would work just nice, enabling one to move it about, but this seems overkill.

Are the economical solutions that work well? My existing head with the 75mm bowl on the bottom does not seem particularly conducive to attaching it to the skater dolly.
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Old January 7th, 2011, 08:01 PM   #2
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Hi, Dave.............

If your existing head has a Manfrotto type clamp bolt on the bottom, one of these makes life simple:

Manfrotto Bowl Adapter - Other

To the best of my knowledge it isn't compatible with Vinten, Sachtler or Libec.


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Old January 7th, 2011, 10:33 PM   #3
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Hmmm...looks interesting....I have a Mathews M75 tripod that has a threaded male rod sticking out of the bottom of the bowl.
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