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Where can I get the screw on the base plate of the tripod that secures the camera to it

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Try spartanphotocenter.com

They found one for me.

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Any shop that deals with cameras, either digital or photo should have these screws. You are more likely to find them at a camera shop rather than Walmart though.

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Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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