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Sachtler 18 tripod has no lock tilt

Hi, I have a Sachtler 18 tripod that has worked great and served me well. Recently, though, I stripped a part and now I cannot lock the tilt function, so whenever I leave the camera it tilts all the way forward or back. Except for this everything works fine. Basically, the thing you screw down to lock the up/down pan works by screwing the thumb turn thing on the outside into a small thing inside which tightens against a ring about two inches in diameter. The broken part is the thing the thumb turn thing screws into. I don't know if I can get just that part or if more of the assembly has to be replaced in tandem. I?d be happy to do it any way I can. Thanks in advance for your response, --Dan Sperling

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