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Linhof single leg tripod- lightweight; lock clasp popped out, need to figure out how to get it back in


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You are having trouble with a Linhof Monomatic Stativ, an original? Or something like the Adorama Podomatic? Of course, the Monomatic was discontinued years ago but you may be able to purchase replacement parts if necessary from their US distributor Marflex, if a part is damaged that is. I am having trouble visualizing your situation, when you refer to the 'lock clasp popping out'. Please elaborate for us.
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Linhof single leg tripod- lightweight; lock clasp popped out, need to figure out how to get it back in


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