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Trick for undersized or slipping dovetail plates


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#1 Jerry Holway

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Posted 18 July 2016 - 08:05 AM

With "lever locking" dovetail grabbers, there are sometimes issues with undersized dovetail plates slipping, especially when carrying heavy cameras. I've previously used gaffer tape to beef up the dimension, but I find using a rubber band is easier, quicker, and cleaner.

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#2 Ryan Brooks

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Posted 18 July 2016 - 08:40 AM

That's genius.
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#3 Jess Doxey

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Posted 02 September 2016 - 05:20 PM

rubber bands are amazing, i never leave home with out them

 

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there are shims that can go into the locking lever mechanism if you want to source a longer term solution 


Edited by Jess Doxey, 02 September 2016 - 05:21 PM.

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