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Swarovski CT travel tripod strap attachment ?

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Old Friday 7th February 2020, 22:48   #1
dmcharg
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Swarovski CT travel tripod strap attachment ?

I have a Swarovski CT travel tripod which comes with a strap and I cannot see how to connect this to the tripod ? One end of the strap has a clip which can be attached to a hook on at the top of the tripod. The other end however is just a small plastic circular hoop, how is this support to attach to a tripod leg or the centre column ?

Any help much appreciated.

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Old Monday 10th February 2020, 23:11   #2
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There is a lug on the base of the scope with either a 1/4"x20 or 3/8"x16 female thread to which you attach a quick-release plate. Perhaps the carrying strap you mention is already attached to this lug.
If there is also a small hole adjacent to the thread, then this is for an anti-rotation pin on the plate to prevent inadvertant loosening.
Ideally you should use a 2-way video head on your tripod, although a ballhead will also work at a push.

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