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    Tripod head: anti-slip pin & anti-rotation pin explained

    I got a couple more questions in PM that I will answer here. What keeps the plate from sliding out of the head clamp? In Photo #1, there is a pin in the middle of the head that sits under the QR plate and keeps it from sliding out if the clamp is released. Some plates will have small set...
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    Tripod head: anti-slip pin & anti-rotation pin explained

    I had someone ask me in a PM about these things, so I thought I would explain it here with a few photos. Some fluid heads will accept a standard quick release plate called an Arca Swiss (or just Arca at times). These slide through a vice-like clamp that holds them in place. If the clamp is...
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