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Bogen 3001N/190D question

D2xer

Oakland, US
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"RE: Bogen 3001N/190D question"

D2xer Registered since 31st Oct 2012
Tue 06-Nov-12 04:27 PM | edited Tue 06-Nov-12 04:38 PM by D2xer

>It is not a spacer for the legs to butt against. It is, in
>fact, a low angle adapter.
>
>This is how it is intended to be used: Remove the low angle
>adapter from the bottom of the center column. Remove the
>center column from the tripod. Invert the low angle adapter
>and slip it into the top of the tripod where the center column
>was. Tighten it down with the same knob used to tighten the
>center column. Mount a tripod head on the 3/8 inch stud
>protruding from the low angle adapter. You now have a quite
>solid support that will allow you to use your tripod at a very
>low angle. With the center column removed and the adapter in
>place, you can now splay the legs out to 43, 73, or 90 degrees
>(flat on the ground) if you like.
>
>I did it many times with my 3001 for macro work before I gave
>the tripod to one of my kids.

Fair enough, it's not 'just' a spacer - however, the only reason it's triangular is so it can fit neatly between the folded legs (where it acts as a spacer) 8>)

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