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Old August 23rd, 2009, 11:44 PM   #1
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Vinten head on Bogen video head adapter

Has anyone used a Vinten head on a Bogen/Manfrotto video head adapter? I need to know if the Bogen adapter takes the thread from the bolt in the Vinten head? Anyone?

Otherwise have you used a Sachtler head with this config?
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Old August 24th, 2009, 12:01 AM   #2
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Bit more info............

He means this particular adapter (no, I'm not phsycic, we've been chatting all arvo).

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It obviously works with Manfrotto and we've both seen it used with a Sachtler, but the head to adapter attachment means is a mystery.

If it requires the head bolt to be retained by means of a threaded nut (standard Manfrotto size), and the Sachtler is identical, then anyone with a Vinten is, er, negatively screwed, so to speak.

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Old August 24th, 2009, 10:15 PM   #3
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I can put this topic to rest now. No, it doesn't fit. : (

However (topics springs back to life suddenly), as this is an ongoing mission I would like to know if anyone has a solution to this
problem. Could there be another fitting out there besides Manfrotto that accommodates the Vinten head?

Sadly I've had to opt for using a non fluid 190C head and probably use it with absolute minimal panning. This can't be the last word surely??!!
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