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    Hi
    I was wondering if there was any kind of stop plate available that I could attach to the Lower Rail so that when I re-assemble I don't have to set the Lower Rail setting. At the moment I just unfasten the vertical rail assembly (above the nadir adapter) and transport with the Lower Rail attached to my tripod, but having a kind of stop plate would be better for me. I currently am shooting in the dark so it would be easier to just connect at the location rather than fiddle with a torch.
    Thank
    John
    p.s. I don't really need one for the upper rail because I just loosen the upper rotator and it folds nicely away, keeping my URS, providing I use the same lens.

  • #2
    Hi John,

    get these and you will be happy: http://shop.nodalninja.com/stop-plat...yle-2ea-f2106/
    Cheers,
    Heinz

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    • #3
      We will be releasing integrated stop plates for M1/2 and R1/10 very soon. One set free to all customers! We are making a tool to easily make a stop by end users or resellers. Each reseller will have one set so that customers have access to new stops easily.
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      nick
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      • #4
        Thanks Nick and Heinz
        Have just ordered a set from Red Door, do they fit over or under the lower rail Heinz?. Integrated stop plate sounds interesting, will I have to contact my reseller to get mine?
        Thanks again
        John
        Last edited by Johnytuono; 11-04-2013, 12:48 PM.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Johnytuono View Post
          Thanks Nick and Heinz
          Have just ordered a set from Red Door, do they fit over or under the lower rail Heinz?. Integrated stop plate sounds interesting, will I have to contact my reseller to get mine?
          Thanks again
          John
          the stop plate clamp to any Arca Style dovetail.
          When the integrated stop plate becomes available, we will announce in the website and forum.

          Nick
          Fanotec
          We listen. We try harder.

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          • #6
            Well, my 2 stop plates arrived today and am really pleased with how they make putting together my panohead a doddle. I put 2 together on the same rail to add a bit of extra security ( the upper assembly folds neatly without taking it apart). Such a simple thing makes a huge difference and I would advise anyone to buy a set.
            Thanks Nick, Heinz and all at Red Door (my local supplier in the UK, who are excellent btw) !
            John

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