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Replace leg I pulled out the middle leg section of my Benro c358 mb tripod and can not get it back into the upper section. At the upper end of the middle leg section, a small plastic strap about 3/4 inches wide is /was wrapped around the leg section and it has come off. I need to know if this plastic needs to be glued to the leg section or not. Maybe if I forced it a lot I might get the section back in (doubtful), but before trying that I need to know what to do with the plastic strap. Any help is certainly appreciated. Thanks Billy

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    Billy Horne Mar 23, 2014

    I have the tripod leg fixed now. A Youtube video I found showed how the little plastic strap was wrapped around the leg. This enabled me to put the strap on properly and insert the center leg into the upper leg. The tripod now works.

  • Billy Horne
    Billy Horne Mar 23, 2014

    I have the tripod leg fixed now. A Youtube video I found showed how the little plastic strap was wrapped around the leg. This enabled me to put the strap on properly and insert the center leg into the upper leg. The tripod now works.

  • Billy Horne
    Billy Horne Mar 23, 2014

    I accidently closed the above (previous) post before I could thank the everyone.

  • Billy Horne
    Billy Horne Mar 23, 2014

    I accidently closed the above (previous) post before I could thank the everyone.

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