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I need a part for a Solidex VT-90HQ tripod. The part is the quick release plate which the camera attaches to. I am aware that this is a common request on FixYa's site, however does anyone have a spare or any suggestions where I may source pone of those attachments. THe tripod is otherwiose virtually usiless even though it is in great condition otherwise. Any assistance will be sincerley appreciated.Thanks Evan evanarmstrong132@hotmail.com

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If you have not found the part for your tripod you are looking for, I have the whole assembly complete, still in the original box.$50 and it's yours.

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SOURCE: My handle broke on my Solidex Model VT-90HQ tripod

As far as I know Solidex is out of business and since most of there parts are not standard to the other major manufacturers you sould either buy a new tripod or search for the same (exact same) model on ebay or craigs list to find the same model and use it for parts.

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I need a part for a Solidex VT-90HQ tripod. The part is the quick release plate which the camera attaches to. Do you have any suggestions?

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