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Picked up a Gitzo 3530ls today and have a few questions.


nashville, US
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creektn Silver Member Nikonian since 31st Dec 2010
Sat 31-Mar-12 02:31 AM

first, is there a way to tell if I have one of the new ones or if I have one of the old ones?

I have read about the Top plate falling off or coming loose, should I take some blue locktite to the screw that clamps the plate in? should I also do it for the leg bolts at the top?

when I get my new ball head on monday should I also use the locktite(blue- removable) to attach the head? should I also use it on the set screw on the bottom?

I assume the lube included it for the twist locks on the legs?
It is a beast of a tripod can't wait to use it!
Thanks for the help

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