Nikon 70-200 f4 Aftermarket Tripod Collar

Started Jun 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
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David A. Hamments
David A. Hamments OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,441
Re: Nikon 70-200 f4 Aftermarket Tripod Collar

harveysteeves wrote:

I bought one of those. My advice: just don't. I found that once installed on the lens, the tightening screw didn't fit properly because the mount was not designed to fit the girth if the actual lens and once tightened, I could not rotate the lens at all. I got the Nikon foot and it is worth it.

Thanks everyone.... just what I suspected, you get what you pay for!  I'll try long exposures without the foot to begin with, and bite the bullet for a quality collar if necessary.

Cheers, D. Hamments
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