Markins Q3 ball head help - main locking knob is loose?

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Richard Murdey
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Markins Q3 ball head help - main locking knob is loose?
Aug 24, 2013

Anyone else here had experience with a Markins head? Perhaps you can help me.

Recently got the Q3. When the ball locking knob (the main knob) is tightened to lock the head rigid, the knob itself is slightly loose, with about 5-10 degrees of slippage when turning it in the opposite direction before it has any effect.

No big deal I guess, just seemed a bit odd and I'm a bit concerned that an internal set-screw or the like hasn't been tightened properly.

Markins Q3-BK Ball Head

So is this normal or should I see about getting it fixed?

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