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BC2 Hide Clamp only - dimensions?

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Old Monday 18th July 2016, 10:57   #1
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BC2 Hide Clamp only - dimensions?

I wondered if anyone knew the diameter of the BC2 hide clamp without the reducing sleeves? The Opticron info on the website doesn't mention this - only what it can be reduced to. The intended centre column is from a Viking TR100 tripod, which is around 28mm as far as i can tell.
Any info gratefully received!
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Old Sunday 13th November 2016, 16:30   #2
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I would also be interested in this topic.

Also is it safe to clamp a carbon fibre centre column inside? As far as i know carbon is not as sturdy as aluminium. Does anyone have experience with carbon columns and hide clamps?
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Old Wednesday 16th November 2016, 08:45   #3
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Sorry to not have answered sooner. The internal diameter is 34mm.

With a reducer in place it would be safe to use a carbon centre column.


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