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Old December 2nd, 2005, 07:29 PM   #1
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Bogen 516 problem

I just rented a Bogen 516 head and there is no tension at all when I pan. I get drag for up and down motion but not for side to side. The screws underneath the head are tight so I'm assuming they rented me a broken tripod head. Is there anything I can do to fix the head because there is no time for me to run back to the rental place.

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Old December 2nd, 2005, 10:57 PM   #2
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Did you tighten the drag knob located under the base of the mounting mechanism? Clockwise will tighten it. Give it a try. If that still doesn't fix it then yeah sounds like the head could be kaput!
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