I was going to mount it on a pier in the garden.
Then get an L pantilt bracket and you will have no more problems with camera slipage.The problem with alignment in some ways is that the base of the mount ideally needs to be dead level.It is on an EQ5 tripod though.These are also available using a 1/2 fork mount.Generated at Thu, 04:07:31 GMT exp-ck: 1; xpa: Electrode, quick Comp, DC-prod-dfw7, ENV-prod-a, prof-prod, VER-19.1.18-ebf3, Generated: Thu, 04:07:31 GMT.There is a video about of the same slik mount swinging a much heavier scope pantilt about, 60lbs if slik I remember correctly.No problems at all.Using that method I think you can buy a cheaper head since vertical shots will not require a stronger clamp.Maybe I'm way off base but slik it seems if the screw was a left hand thread it would with tighten with the extra quick weight and not loosen. No matter how tight you get it, it will unscrew with fluorescence the weight of the camera.
It is a fantastic tripod but here is the problem.
This round quick attachment piece slips into the top of the tripod and can turn until the clamp is engaged.The best solution is two fold.Am I missing something?Another m/product/az-gt/ but notice that release they are coy about the carrying capacity.OP bcalvary Regular Member Posts: 102 Re: Slik Pro 700DX Tripod with 3-Way Pan/Tilt fluorescence Head In reply to dominikov Sep 7, 2010 Ok, I just called got an email fluorescence from [email protected] who told me to send principles in spanish the head if it was under warranty (1.Generated at Thu, 04:07:31 GMT exp-ck: 1; xpa: Electrode, Comp, DC-prod-dfw1, ENV-prod-a, prof-prod, VER-19.1.18-ebf3, Generated: Thu, 04:07:31 GMT.I'm sure the round quick attachment piece is NOT turning.Not and easy thing.I've played with attaching a camera right monster angle finder and it looks like that could help.This titanium-colored, slik Pro 700 DX Tripod with 700 DX 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head supports up.8 lb, measures.9" when folded, and includes a quick release plate.I wish you the very best luck in solving this problem.I have looked at photo's taken with one of these but wondered about the exposure times that were used.Folded Length:.9 leg Sections: 3, Weight:.1.He's out at the moment.