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Ultra2 kipp handle monitor mount

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#1 John Hatcher

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 05:33 PM

Hi guys,


I have an Ultra 2 and where the monitor mounts on the bracket on the center post, once the little pin snaps into place, I tighten the kipp handle and the whole bracket seems to still wiggle around a bit.  Is there a simple fix for this or is a new kipp handle in order?  I emailed Derek on Feb 25th about this and haven't received a reply yet.   I'd really like to figure out how to get this solved.


Thanks in advance!

John


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#2 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 07:51 PM

I have been having issues with Kipp Handles as well (on my Zephyr) and contacted Derek with no answer so far.  Have you tried calling Tiffen's Steadicam Warranty Service 818 843 4600.  It's the only place I was able to get someone at the other end of the line.


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#3 Mark Schlicher

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 11:51 PM

Victor,

 

I'm confused. There's not a single kipp handle on my Zephyr setup....? Do you mean the gimbal clamps?


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#4 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 12:46 AM

Yes, I meant that :)
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#5 Mark Schlicher

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 01:21 AM

Oh, that makes more sense. Do you have the original clamp design? What are you experiencing?


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#6 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 09 March 2013 - 10:03 AM

Yeah original clamps got stuck so it needs to be swapped (should have been done ages ago) plus my safety screws on the dovetail "disappeared" (thanks random camera intern but you don't have to remove them to put the plate).
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