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Pan control not fluid when tension increased

Hope someone can give me advice on this. I'm not sure if it's appropriate to add oil or fluid to the fluid head on this tripod, or if it is appropriate, what type I should use. If I put any tension on the pan control, the head feels like it's scraping or crunching against something when the head rotates. It's not fluid EXCEPT when the tension is all the way off. This problem doesn't exist for the tilt control--it is fluid even with the tension on. Can someone help?

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Re: Pan control not fluid when tension increased

Sounds like you might have gotten some dirt trapped under there. You might try to loosen it and blow it clean.

Posted on Apr 17, 2007

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