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C-12 Installation Instructions: Gitzo 1378M


Removing the Existing Clamp:   

Loosen the set screw with a straight-blade screwdriver. Unscrew the mounting platform by hand. After removing the clamp, the mounting stud will remain in the ball head stem. Unscrew and remove the stud from the stem.

Installing the C-12:   

Screw the Brass Bushing into the threaded hole in the stem of the head (use a penny or similar sized coin as an installation tool). Screw the bushing in fully. It should be flush with the top surface of the stem (or slightly recessed). Fasten the clamp to the head with the 1/4-20 fastener. Use the enclosed 5/32 Hex key to tighten the screw very snugly (lock down the ball head and give it some muscle). Tighten the three set screws firmly using the 2.5mm hex key.  

C-12 Installed:   

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