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#1 Clive Alex

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 05:14 AM

Hi,

I have two vintage Miller universal fluid heads and I need to change the bowl on one of them, but I can't see any access to removing it. Both lower bolts on their bowls have a hole through them, but other than that I can't see anything else.

 


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#2 Simon Wyss

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 06:07 AM

What do you think these bores are for?


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#3 Clive Alex

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 07:00 AM

I have no idea, I don't want to force anything without knowing the removal procedure.


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#4 Simon Wyss

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 08:44 AM

Well, you hold the head and undo the bolt with the ball, a rod traversing the bore is your grip. Can take some force

 

The bowl is with the legs by the way.


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#5 Clive Alex

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 10:41 AM

I thought this, but the bowl and head have a pin which prevents the bowl from unscrewing from the head. The last time I took an Arri head and bowl apart there was a nut and circlip holding the bowl bolt in place. It looks like a sealed unit, but surley it would come apart for servicing.


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#6 Bill DiPietra

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 02:24 PM

Can you post a picture?


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#7 Clive Alex

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Posted 15 January 2015 - 07:50 PM

I managed to to some Diy and add some shims so everything is ok now


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