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Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 07-22-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 15,769
Posted By Jason Schneider
Vista Voyager head replacement

Hi Larry, Sorry to hear about your Vista ball head problem, which is thankfully very rare. We will replace the head at no charge with a receipt and at a courtesy discount if the receipt is...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 03-14-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 56,707
Posted By Jason Schneider
Steadicam Merlin issues with Canon 600D

Please e-mail me with your direct line telephone number at popeditor@hotmail.com and I will have a Steadicam expert give you a call to help you get better results. Thanks, and best regards, Jason
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 03-11-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 56,707
Posted By Jason Schneider
Steadicam Merlin with Canon 600D

There is a tab on the Merlin Cookbook that allows you to access user-created settings for various camera/lens combinations. These are based on actual use and often provide a helpful guide in...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 03-04-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,766
Posted By Jason Schneider
Replacement parts for D&S tripods

Hi, To obtain parts for your school's Provista tripods, please e-mail Harry Hofmann at hhofmann@tiffen.com and send descriptions or images of the parts you need. I'm sure Harry will take care of you....
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 02-23-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,370
Posted By Jason Schneider
Quick Release Assembly for FM18 head

Sorry but the only component available for the FM18 head is the quick-release plate as described in my last reply. The entire assembly to be used in the manner you suggest is not available. Sorry for...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 02-17-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,370
Posted By Jason Schneider
Quick release plate for FM18 head

Yes you can obtain additional quick release plates for your FM18 head. QRFM18 is the part number and the suggested retail price is $21.99. Good Luck, and good shooting, Jason Schneider
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 01-28-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 17,453
Posted By Jason Schneider
Gorillapod for Flip Video camera?

We suggest you check out the Flip Camera website by doing a Google search. They list a stationary and action tripod specifically designed for these cameras, but it appears to mount via an adapter...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 01-25-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jason Schneider
Smile Video head for Davis & Sanford Magnum XG

Hi Brendan, Yes you can easily mount a true video head on your Magnum XG. We suggest the David & Sanford V12, a 2-way fluid-effect head that has a load capacity of 12 pounds, will accommodate most...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 12-27-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 48,540
Posted By Jason Schneider
Installing Sunpak tripod leg

It was very considerate of Tocad to send you a replacement leg for your Sunpak tripod, and if we could tell you how to install it properly we would be happy to do so. Unfortunately this is not our...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 12-12-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 49,355
Posted By Jason Schneider
Smile Canon EOS 5D Mark II availability

This acclaimed full-frame DSLR camera has been available for well over 2 years now and has established itself as a standard among pros and serious shooters, especially those specializing in HD video...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 12-05-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 18,635
Posted By Jason Schneider
Smile Good inexpensive tripod for Canon 50D outfit

Hi, The most cost effective solution for you is the Davis & Sanford Voyager LTB, street price under $50, which has a maximum load capacity of 8 pounds, and a maximum height of 63 inches. It's also a...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 10-05-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,583
Posted By Jason Schneider
Vista voyager head removal

To remove the FZ10 head on your Vista Voyager tripod lock the pan control on the head and lock the center post. Now grab any one of the head handles and turn the head counter-clockwise to spin head...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 05-09-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 18,635
Posted By Jason Schneider
Tripod for Canon DSLR and Telephoto zoom

Here is our recommendation for the most economical David & Sanford tripod that is suitable for your "little studio" application: the EXPLORERV TRIPOD. It is sturdier and somewhat more stable than the...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 05-03-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,902
Posted By Jason Schneider
Length (depth) of thread to be cut on mounting stud

Hi, About 1/2 inch of 3/8x16 thread chased onto the end of the stud should be sufficient for mounting one of the current Davis & Sanford heads. Good luck, and best regards, Jason Schneider
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 05-02-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,902
Posted By Jason Schneider
Mounting new ball head on DG H4 tripod

The 1/2-inch stud you've exposed is grooved but not threaded, so you will have to use a tap and dye set or ask a machinist to chase a 3/8x16 thread on its end so you can mount an alternative head. If...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 04-29-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,902
Posted By Jason Schneider
Replacement head for older DG H4 tripod

The head on your DG H4 tripod is secured by a screw and you should be able to remove the head with simple tools. However, these screws were often expoxied in place so you may have to use a solvent...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 04-29-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 48,540
Posted By Jason Schneider
AirLift 18 Warranty Repair

Sorry you're having a problem with your AirLift 18 tripod. Since you are evidently mechanically inclined, it would indeed be easier for us to send you a replacement part for your tripod than for you...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 04-26-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 11,544
Posted By Jason Schneider
Ideal tripod for lightweight camcorder

Hi, Since your Panasonic TM900 weighs around 2 pounds, we would recommend the new Davis & Sanford Fusion tripod as an excellent choice that's compact but very sturdy and stable. It extends to an...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 04-24-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 33,778
Posted By Jason Schneider
Missing screw on Davis & Sanford BHQ8 ball head

Hi, Please send a picture of your BHQ8 ball head showing the area of the missing screw to sbrooks@tiffen.com along with your mailing address and we will send you a replacement screw. :) Best regards,...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 04-14-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,916
Posted By Jason Schneider
The ideal travel tripod

Hi, Rather than tote a fairly heavy 8-9-pound tripod or buy a tripod in Singapore, we suggest you bring along a Davis & Sanford Traverse tripod, which weighs only 3.3 pounds, folds to under 20...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 03-29-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 24,388
Posted By Jason Schneider
Price of Davis & Sanford Maxi Industrial Tripod

The Davis & Sanford Maxi Industrial 15-foot tripod is manufactured in small quantities on special order and it requires special tooling. That is why it costs more than most other tripods in the...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 03-29-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 49,355
Posted By Jason Schneider
Video cable for Steadicam Pilot

We suggested the cable #804-0110 because it is designed to work for your application and there should be no problems. It is readily available and in stock--you can call Harry at 631-273-2500 ,...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 03-02-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 20,654
Posted By Jason Schneider
Lighter weight legs for D&S tripod

The Davis & Sanford tripod you are buying for $200 has an FM-18 head, which is indeed removable and can be mounted on virtually any set of lighter weight tripod legs with a 3/8-inch fitting. However...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 02-07-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 49,355
Posted By Jason Schneider
Smile Steadicam Pilot cable for Canon EOS 5D

Yes, there is a special cable required to output video from your Canon 5D to the Steadicam Pilot monitor. It is part #804-0110 and it is listed as Video RCA-to-TRRS 12-inch cable. It has a suggested...
Forum: Davis & Sanford Tripods 02-01-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,965
Posted By Jason Schneider
Steadicam for Panasonic DVX100B video camcorder.

The Steadicam Merlin (street price $799) would be a logical choice for you but its maximum load carrying capacity when used alone is 5 pounds. By adding the accessory arm and vest, (street price...
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