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#1 Jim Davies

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Posted 28 June 2014 - 04:52 AM

Hello all,

 

This little problem is really, really, really starting to get on my nerves .... :angry:

 

All other quick release systems I've ever used have a nice solid grip on the plate.  Yet the stupid plate on the Merlin2 seems to have as much grip as a car driving over an oil slick, its absolutely useless.

 

For example, I align my plate to say, 7.1 on the scale... but then the slightest nudge or large movement (e.g. the infamous drop test) just sends the plate sliding around on the stage so I end up with the plate sitting at, say, 3 instead of 7 which of course renders the  whole thing unusable and I've got to fiddle around again setting the plate back at 7.1.

 

I can't believe I'm the only one who has experienced this problem.  How have others resolved it ?

 

Thank you !


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