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Old March 30th, 2010, 12:44 PM   #1
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Merlin Part MIA - Help!

I have lost the smallest part on my Merlin. It is the screw/peg that goes into the small holes on the blue baseplate. Not the 1/4 screw that screws into the camera, but the one that goes in right next to it--that's probably 1/8" without threads that helps keep the plate from moving around.

Anyone know what this is called and where I could possibly get another one? No answer at Tiffen for a week. The part MIGHT cost $0.01. :)
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Old March 31st, 2010, 12:25 AM   #2
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I'm guessing this is what you're looking for?
Steadicam | 8017435 Replacement Locating Pin | 801-7435 | B&H

And, sadly, while I wish parts like that cost $.01, welcome to the world of low-production, high end equipment. You get what you pay for though!
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