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Old Monday 27th October 2008, 18:09   #1
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Balance Rail

Hi,

I am looking for a balance rail to shift the weight forward using my ATS 80, but the Swaro one appears to only fit the Swaro head or a Manfrotto head.

Does anyone know of a balance rail which will fit on my Velbon Sherpa 450R?

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Old Tuesday 4th November 2008, 08:38   #2
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Lots of views, but no replies. I guess that means that there is nothing suitable.

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Lots of views, but no replies. I guess that means that there is nothing suitable.

If you can't buy one, it should not be that difficult to make one. I made one to couple my 50D-Astro-Tech to a 501HD head. I got a 7" lens plate off eBay, a clamp from Jobu Design and a couple screws cut to the right length. It works perfectly and it is adujstable.
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There are a coulpe of universal solutions that would work with your tripod, I think the Manfrotto Sliding plate adapter (357) is probably the best. You shoudl be able to find one for ~35 - http://www.manfrotto.com/Jahia/site/...fonce/pid/3269
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