£rd party tripod collar for 70-200f/4

Started Aug 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: £rd party tripod collar for 70-200f/4
In reply to happysnapper64, Aug 31, 2012

I bought a knock off collar on amazon (US), I see several on Amazon (UK): http://www.amazon.co.uk/canon-70-200-f4-tripod-collar/s?ie=UTF8&page=1&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Acanon-70-200-f4-tripod-collar

It's probably the same sweat shop producing them all. Mine is made of some sort of metal with an inner felt lining, and has been trustworthy. There's an inner washer that is not well affixed and is in constant risk of being lost though. If Canon sold these at say $50 USD it would be a "maybe" but at $130 it's a "no no".

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Canon EOS 30D Canon EF 35mm f/2.0 Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM +3 more
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