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Missing the locking mechanism for the up and down screw and the cover cap on the tilt mechanism above the tilt lock on a Red Accent tripod

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I have the same problem. Can't believe I can't find the shoe, but the tripod is worthless without it. If you get an answer, please email it to cheimerman@comcast.net. I'd GREATLY appreciate it!

Posted on Oct 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Manfrotto Tripod Ball-grip Head 322RC2

If you look on the ring that goes around the ball, on the side by the red tension gauge, you'll see an indentation. It is just barely visible on the product shot above.

In the hole, you'll find what looks like an odd shaped bolt. It is actually a threaded post inside a nut.

Use an Allen wrench (hex key) to tighten this post.

Be careful though, a little tension here goes a long way. You should probably turn it no more than 1/8 to 1/4 turn and then test it. If it still isn't tight enough, repeat until you are satisfied.

You should probably also talk to a trained technician at somepoint to see if the loosening is indicative of a larger problem. I really wouldn't know one way or the other. I just discovered the calibration post by taking mine apart.

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

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SOURCE: need parts list VPT 360SE tripod

'camera mounting scrwe'..any good camera store or online... samy's camera for example

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SOURCE: Sachtler 18 tripod has no lock tilt

Visual impact can supply parts.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Coastar VTR-95RA tripod. Three flip locks cracked

Coastar has been out of business for at least 15 years, I do not know of anyone that has those parts since Coastar used shut down and went away. Unfortunately that tripod is no longer usable, unless you can find another with something else broken aned scavage the parts you need. Be careful to mathc the model numbers exactly as there were several different models starting with VTR-9... and they may not all be interchangeable.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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Ross
-It is possible that you are overloading the tripod, thus causing this problem (check specs on tripod model)
HOWEVER IF YOU AREN'T....Giotto uses (2) different leg lock designs..., quick release (normally adjusted by a socket wrench) or rotary (screw locks)!
- If tripod uses screw locks, sometimes foreign material gets into the mechanism and either damages it or prohibits from tightening!!!!!
Note: rotary locks are easy to maintain & if you need parts..., they are user replaceable and usually inexpensive! (contact Giottos distributor in the country you live in)!!!
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-if shims are undamaged..., use rubbing alcohol & a clean cloth to clean shims and both the tube they sit on and the inside of the tube they slide into.
-once both sides of the tubes and both male & female threads of the locking mechanism are cleaned..., place a light coating of a light oil into the threads (sewing machine oil, bike chain oil, etc)...., do not get oil on the shims!!!!!
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Disconnect power then open the dispenser cover and remove the four screws securing the dispenser bezel to the top cover then lift the bezel off. The top cover with the dispenser bezel off can be lifted to the rear of the machine to access the door locking mechanism, but you have to remove the front panel first.

Open the machine door and remove the four screws located vertically along the inside lip of the door opening. These screws hold the front panel to the front shroud assembly.
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Once the four screws are removed, grasp and press in on the upper edges of the front panel posts then twist it inward to release the clips holding it to the cabinet. Tilt the top of the front panel then move it away and set it aside.
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