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#1 Brandon Wong

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Posted 10 August 2016 - 05:11 AM

I have a fluid head tripod and am beginning to experience a little bit of stiffness during the pan and tilt. Solutions for this? Maybe WD-40?


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#2 Brian Drysdale

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Posted 10 August 2016 - 06:03 AM

Which make and model are you talking about?


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Posted 10 August 2016 - 08:30 AM

WD-40 dries up and becomes sticky.  Rarely is it a solution to any problem other than driving moisture off metal parts and as a cutting fluid for Aluminum.


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Posted 10 August 2016 - 04:18 PM

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Edited by Brandon Wong, 10 August 2016 - 04:20 PM.

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#5 Brandon Wong

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Posted 10 August 2016 - 04:19 PM

Which make and model are you talking about?

 

https://www.amazon.c...s=magnus tripod

 

its a cheap tripod but works very well for my caliber of work. just need a bit of loosening.


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