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FM 18 Head problem
Old 08-21-2012, 05:43 PM
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Default FM 18 Head problem

So I purchased a FM 18 head. I needed the two handles because I'm going to mount two lanc controllers to each handle, so this head looked good. However, I didn't realize that the threads on the FM 18 are 3/8. The cheap sunpak tripod I have is a 1/4-20 after I removed the old head. I tried a small adapter, but the FM 18 wouldn't pan worth a crap and it would wobble. I must be missing something.... Or do I buy a new 3/8 tripod? If so, which ones are good at a reasonable rate.

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