Adapting a Construction tripod to accept video heads…

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    • #43607
      Avatarwizodd
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      Anyone know where I can find any information about adapting a construction (surveyor’s) tripod to accept any of the standard heads?

      The tripods are massive, large, stable and cheap and it would seem natural to meld one with a decent head, but I haven’t found anyone yet who’s ttried it….

    • #182858
      AvatarDanstinStudios
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      This isn’t very helpful, but just to give you hope, I did see a post at another forum where someone was going to try that. Try searching http://www.dvxuser.com or http://www.filmmaking.net/fnetforum, as it’s likely that was where I saw the post. I don’t really remember exactly, or even specifics of what they were doing, but I know they were going to try.

    • #182859
      AvatarAnonymous
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      any machine shop or hardware store should be able to hook you up with an adapter for the tripod head. check out manfrotto’s catalog for adapters and or clamps (superclamp).

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