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Flat Insert for TR42 Series Tripods with Hook
TRP42 Series Tripod Insert with Hook (Replacement Part)
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42 Series Tripod Insert (Replacement)
Works with TR42 Tripod Series Quick Release Apex System
T6061 CNC Precision Machined Aluminum Alloy
Anti-Rotation Screw with Magnetic Allen Key Pocket
Mounts any Tripod Head with 3/8"-16 Mounting Screw
Made in USA
What is the purpose of the little spike in the flat plate? It can be raised/lowered with the allen wrench that is magnetically attached to the bottom of the flat plate, so I'm assuming it's designed to help prevent a tripod head or gimbal from rotating once the head is attached to the mounting stud. But is there some other purpose?
The purpose of the spike on the top plate is to push up against the ball head or gimbal attached mounted to the base and lock it more securely. This will, in most cases, assist in having it accidentally not come loose if / when you accidentally lock your pan knob and try a counter-clockwise movement.
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