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Need Tarot camera retainer screw

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by mblitch, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. mblitch

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    Bleh, it seems I lost one of the long screws that holds the blue camera bracket on the tarot gimbal.

    Is anyone aware of the size/type so I can get some replacements? Alternatively, what other methods do people use to securely retain the GPH3 camera to the bracket. The screws were a pain as it is, especially when needing to just replace the battery, so a different method might be preferable anyway.
     
  2. Gizmo3000

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    I agree, it's a bit of a design flaw to have to screw/unscrew the GoPro each time just to access the battery/usb (and memory card, tho heard it's accessible with tweezers)
    I think I've stripped one of my screws as well.
    honestly can't say either of us will have much luck finding replacement screws at a local hardware store.
    but this is what it is
    M2 x 22mm Cup Head Hex collar screw

    Some guys have rigged other ways to hold theirs in place using lens covers with velcro I think, or wire and rubber bands.

    Push comes to shove you can buy replacement parts for under $10

    the company site link is here http://www.tarot-rc.com/index.php?main_ ... ts_id=1000

    but if you google "TL68A02" it will provide a number of other hits, even one from Amazon.