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    Tripod leg detent?

    I'm beginning to design a portable darkroom that is basically a box on a set of tripod legs. I realized a little while ago that there was probably a standard detent angle that tripod manufacturers incorporate into their designs for the initial spread of the legs. I'm guessing that angle is about 15-20 degrees, but I don't have a tripod handy to measure.

    Anyone have a tripod and protractor handy?

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    I measure 20 degrees on my Gitzo at the normal setting.
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    Thanks David.



 

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