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The quick release locking lever is not working. Consequently I cannot lock my camera on my Slik U212D tripod. Is this something that can be fixed?

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  • ksgrossman Jul 11, 2009

    I'm glad to  hear it can be fixed but I already took it to a camera shop here locally and their repairment don't fix tripods.  I live in the Fort Myers, FL, area.  Any suggestions as to where I can go?

  • ksgrossman Jul 11, 2009

    Thank you.  My husband is working on the tripod now.  He was able to get the quick release post off but isn't sure what to do now.  Can I get back to you in awhile if he needs more help?

  • ksgrossman Jul 11, 2009

    Thank you. My husband wasn't able to fix it so we will try the places you recommended to find a shop than can. At least now we know it can be fixed.



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Yes, take it to a camera repair shop and they should be able to fix it for you if you don't feel comfortable doing it, probably a spring or a broken piece inside the latch.


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