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Central shaft stripped out

The central shaft on my Gitzo 1228 carbon fiber tripod is stripped out from 10 years of use. Anywhere I can get a replacement? I could cut it shorter and re-thread it, but would lose about 1" of of the 12" length, which is skimpy as it is. Thanks. Delevan

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You can purchase a replacement from Gitzo.

Posted on Nov 06, 2007

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