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Do you have a method of putting this gimbal on/off?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by 30secs, Jun 27, 2015.

  1. 30secs

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    I seem to struggle a bit with it.. Not sure if it's just me. When I put it in I have a hard time because I can't see where that inside knob is to push it steadily in place. When I pull it out I don't know where to grab the gimbal to least disturb it..?
     
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  3. DBS

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    Do yourself a favor and grab one of these... http://www.ebay.com/itm/251976929619

    Done with all the struggling and proper techniques... and kill two birds with one stone... lens cover and gimbal support.
     
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    Line up the tab and groove
    20150627_165652.jpg

    To remove, place one finger on the top gimbal plate and use the other to slid it off.
    20150627_165754.jpg
     
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    Once you figure out how to do it, the OEM gimbal lock is very effective. The design is much better than the P2V+'s lock.
     
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    Got mine in red so I don't forget to remove
     
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    I agree, and to pay $25 for a 3d printed one is insane. Maybe because I have a printer that prints a hell of a lot better than that one but hell, I will make them for $15.. Even then its still a rip. Not to mention once you add a nd filter it won't fit anymore.
     
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    Good idea... too late for me... I got the black rubber... only available in that one color when I purchased.