Quick release tripod head plates with Hass and Canon

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  1. Sim2

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    Hi there,

    This is a query about using quick release tripod heads/plates with a Hasselblad and a Canon Eos 1n.

    Currently I have a Gitzo G1376M off-centre ball head with a quick release plate which I have used with a Canon Eos 1n. Trying to fit the plate under a Hasselblad (2000FC) the tripod screw thread is the wrong size! Small size for the Canon (3/8?) but big on the Hasselblad (1/4).

    Maybe a daft question but does anyone know if Gitzo do a spare plate with the bigger screw - to fit the 'blad? Idealy would like to have plates fixed under the Canon and the 'Blad to enable easy/quick swopping between the two whaen needed.

    Or, any suggestions for a new head/plate combination that works with small and large tripod threads?

    Thanks for reading,
    Sim2.
     
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  3. Sim2

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    Thanks for this, just got to find it from a uk dealer - easier I now know what I'm looking for!

    Thanks.
     
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    Any half decent photoshop should carry them in stock, even <spit> Jessops.
     
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    I don't know how to tell the quality by looking at them but I have had some cheap ones break. Would make sure you get one from a reputable manufacture even if you pay more for it.