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Is it normal for a ball head to move when tightened?

LightMeter

Houston, Texas, US
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LightMeter Silver Member Nikonian since 29th Oct 2011
Sat 16-Mar-13 02:28 AM

I recently got the Induro BHD-2 and really like it-except composition changes a little when you lock it down. With shorter focal lengths it's not an issue. But 200mm or more, it's a hassle. Do most ball heads do this?

Bill

D7100 D300, F4e, N90s, N6006, N2000, N6000, D40, N5005, black F2 eye level, chrome F2AS, black Nikomat FTN

Non Nikons: Pentax 645, Pentax ME Super, Pentax Spotmatic II, Minoltas SRT 102, SRT 202, Maxxums 7000 and 7000i, Praktica LB, Kiev 4 rangefinder, Canons TX, A1, FT QL, EF, EOS 630

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