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Old August 24th, 2004, 06:54 AM   #1
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Replacement head for 65mm base?

Sorry if this is a dumb question. I purchased a tripod on eBay with a Sactler look alike head. Mistake. The pan on this head is to tight. It's a 65mm head but when I look around, I only find 75mm and up bowl heads. Will a 75mm head work on the base but just ride a little higher? TIA
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Old August 24th, 2004, 08:55 PM   #2
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Not really. That extra 1 cm will raise the head up out of the bowl far enough that I think the clamp will not be long enough. And it would also probably be a bit wobbly.

Can you get the head repaired or can you repair it yourself?
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Old August 25th, 2004, 05:52 AM   #3
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I tried repairing it but the nut was inaccessible and the slotted scew head was too tight. Not sure who could do the repair.

Also, I can't seem to find any replacement 65mm bowl heads. Libec seems to be the only one ( I happen to have one already) and I can't find just the head for sale. Any pointers? TIA
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Old August 25th, 2004, 10:44 PM   #4
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There are other 65 mm bowl heads out there, not that I can think of one right now.
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