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#1 Teddy Smith SOC

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Posted 31 January 2016 - 07:02 PM

Hello everyone. I did some searching and saw a few other posts about this subject but I couldn't find a solution other than to call Tiffen.

Anyway, the blue piece that connects the handle to the gimbal on my Zephyr is loose and has a lot of play in it. After just a few days of use the screw will back all the way out and come apart. I know I can tighten it down by taking the handle off but if I tighten it too much the blue piece binds up and doesn't swing freely. If I tighten it just enough so it doesn't bind there is still quite a bit of play in the connection and the screw backs out after a few days. It's almost as if there is a spacer or something missing.

Any suggestions? Is the play in the handle normal and I should just add some lock tite to the screw?
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#2 Teddy Smith SOC

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Posted 31 January 2016 - 07:04 PM

Attached is a picture of the blue thing I am talking about.
http://imgur.com/pe1vFbJ
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Edited by Teddy Smith SOC, 31 January 2016 - 07:10 PM.

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#3 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 31 January 2016 - 09:57 PM

Use some purple Loctite on the screw, it should prevent it from getting loose again.


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