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Old February 3rd, 2005, 09:54 PM   #1
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Quick Release head for Glidecam?

Any of you engineer types ever designed a quick release head for a Glidecam (4000 Pro is what I have) ? Even better would be if you came up with some cool mod to a quick release tripod head that would reliably reposition the camera back onto the Glidecam without having to rebalance it or take it half apart. That way I could go from tripod to Glidecam with a minimum of fuss.
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Old February 9th, 2005, 01:00 PM   #2
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John, track down the Bogen/Manfrotto 3270 quick release plate. Should do exactly what you are looking for.
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Old February 10th, 2005, 03:16 PM   #3
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Thanks Casey, I ordered one today.
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Old February 10th, 2005, 03:25 PM   #4
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Too late for you, but there's also the Rover Snap.

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Old February 10th, 2005, 05:11 PM   #5
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Thanks Marco. I will keep that in mind if Bogen does not work out. But Bogen system is half the price, so I don't regret it yet. :) And I have to assume the Bogen will work with their tripods and heads as well.
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Old February 11th, 2005, 10:51 AM   #6
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Just for historical purposes, in case future people access this thread, I cancelled order and reordered the Bogen 577 QR adapter. This one will work with 301 & 501 tripods, so is probably more useful. I will let you know when I have it all together.
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