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#1 Bryan Fowler

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 10:41 AM

I just got a Merlin (thanks Tiffen, it's cool)

It's great so far. But, i'm having problems with trim.

I have a Panny SD-5 and it weighs about the same as two june bugs humping.
(that's 340grams or .75 lbs)

I'm 99% sure my drop time is about a second, as shown in the cool DVD with GB and Svenson.

My problem is when I trim fore/aft, the side to side changes. And the same with side to side, it adjusts fore / aft.

The Camera is not crooked on the plate.

Anyone have ideas? I know most of you have big rigs, but some of you I know have the merlin. (Chas, Kilroy, ...)

Bryan "waiting for the slopes to open" Fowler
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