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by Paul » Sun Feb 08, 2009 1:06 pm

as I am just installing my modified crown, rail and clamp:

Where is Merlins vertical arm when you look from behind the cam on the Merlin? Right or left ?

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by mediavets » Sun Feb 08, 2009 1:38 pm

Right. Camera handgrip uppermost when camera mounted in portrait orientation.
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Many different Nodal Ninja and Agnos pano heads. Merlin/Panogear mount with Papywizard on Nokia Internet tablets.
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by Paul » Sun Feb 08, 2009 3:04 pm

crown mod ready, original crown removed and replaced with custom crown

material:
- 1 disk POM, made on own lathe
- 1 rail aluminium profile 10x20mm 165mm
- 1 quenox qr01 qick release
- 3 screws, 2 nuts, 1 slotnut

the quick release is npp adjustable moving back or forth inside the rails slot

next step: engrave a scale on rail for correct npp setting






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by mediavets » Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:07 pm

Having done all this how much did you gain on the 'A' dimension?
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by Paul » Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:54 pm

just compare the pics

left crown mod: rail behind bubble
right case mod (moved arm, claudevh?): rail in front of bubble


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