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I have a professional tripod and the attachment that hooks onto the legs has been stripped so will not screw onto the leg base. Is there anyway that it can be repaired?

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    Yes, now I just need someone around here that can do it. Thanks for your help,

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The way I understand it, the leg base is threaded and the attachment screws on, right. Well then if the attachment is stripped, you have to use a 'Tap and Die' set to re thread it. First you need to know the size tap for that specific thread. Then screw the tap into the attachment thread and re cut the existing threads. Then the threads will match up and it will screw on again. ( use a nut that is the same size as the attachment to find the thread size , for example , a 1/2" nut if it fit, would use a 1/2" inch tap to re thread it)

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