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Poll: Merlin guide ring screw issue (1 member(s) have cast votes)

Is your Merlin guide ring screw loose like the one shown in the video?

  1. Yes, mine plays just like that (0 votes [0.00%])

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  2. Yes, even more than that (0 votes [0.00%])

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  3. Yes, but less than that (0 votes [0.00%])

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  4. No, mine fits perfectly and does not play at all (1 votes [100.00%] - View)

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#1 Arsen Torbarina

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Posted 09 May 2011 - 03:16 AM

Hi everyone!

I have bought a Merlin stabilizer, but I noticed that its guide ring screw seems to be a bit loose as shown in this video: . The screw on the plastic part does not fit tightly into the guide ring, so it has a bit of slack. It is not the rotational play that concerns me, as much as the longitudinal in-out movement. Is this normal?

Here's a poll about that issue as well. Thanks for your help!

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#2 Michael Shu

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 12:29 PM

Hi Arsen,

That's some really mellow music in the video :-)

Does the gimbal still play around like that when all the way screwed into the stage? It looks like it's at it's limit.
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