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Re: [Rollei] Tripod threads was: Hello and Question



> From: rurmonas  .au
> Reply-To: rollei  us
> Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2001 02:45:48 GMT
> To: rollei  us
> Subject: [Rollei] Tripod threads  was: Hello and Question
> 
> The question should be "why would they use 1/4-20 when 1/4" BSW is the
> standard?"
> 
> The standard tripod sizes that I am aware of are:
> 
> 1/4" BSW
> 3/8" BSW
> 5/8" BSW
> 7/8" BSW  (I would like to see what uses a tripod mount this big!)
> 
> I am sure there are others, and lets not forget the early metric thread
> tripods.


I'll talk to some USA makers of tripods during the week.  I somehow doubt
that they are using BSW screws.

Bob

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