advice needed re:quick-release clamping plate

Discussion in 'General Technical Discussion' started by fks, Jun 18, 2005.

  1. fks

    fks

    Apr 30, 2005
    sf bay area
    so i've finally decided to buy a quick-release clamping plate. my largest lens is the 300mm f/2.8 AIS. do i need the standard length plate or the longer plate? is the lever clamp prone to accidental release over a knob?

    i'm leaning towards a reallyrightstuff b2 lr II, but i'm open to alternatives.

    ricky
     
  2. I have the lever release and so far no problems. The longer plate will help to get the camera / lens center of gravity over your ball head. I use both RRS and Kirk products and they are both very good.
     
  3. fks

    fks

    Apr 30, 2005
    sf bay area
    hi scott-

    thanks for the advice. looks like i'll go for the b2 llr 2 then.

    thanks again,

    ricky

     
  4. Enjoy.......you'll love the quick release setup.

    Regards
     
  5. linm

    linm

    182
    May 3, 2005
    Vancouver, BC
    I also have the lever release, in fact, two of them; I have one on my Monopod also. Combined with the L plate it's a great set-up.
     
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