Shadow hotshoe adaptor not working

Started Jun 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
electronbee
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It's the screw... I ran a die over mine
In reply to wll, Jun 11, 2012

I did have to file the chrome plating off first. But, I ran a M2.5 die down and now the screw actually screws down and into the hole.

Funny thing is that the stock NEX screw from the flash or flash extender is actually of a larger diameter. So, it's not a question of being too wide. I think the manufacturer of the screw did not account for the chrome plating. So, although the diameter is correct, the thread pitch is slightly off and as you tighten down the screw begins to off-set itself and then binds.

It is also a tad long. I'll have to take mine apart again and put in shims or file the screw down so only about 2mm shows.

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