Will a Manfrotto Fluid Video Head fit on Vanguard 264AT Legs?

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  1. jpats13

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    Hello All,

    I have a Manfrotto quick release plate on my glidecam 2000. But switching from my glidecam to my tripod is difficult because I must switch bases due to my tripod being a different brand. I was hoping to be able to get a Manfrotto fluid head for my vanguard legs. This would allow me to quickly switch between my glidecam and tripod. I'm not sure if you can put a Manfrotto fluid head on a Vanguard tripod. Any help?


     
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    I have a Manfrotto ball head on my Vanguard tripod and it works great. I have had it almost a year now with no problems. I'm not as sure about the fluid heads but it should be fine, I think it is the quarter 20 screw.
     
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    As Ron said, pretty much any head will fit any lets (except for the very cheapest stuff, and some very, very specialized stuff). Legs and heads normally have a 3/8 NC thread and 1/4 NC is used by the camera and mounting plate.
     
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    As these guys just said, any head should fit. It's just a matter of 1/4 or 3/8 thread. According to the Vanguard site yours should have came with a 3/8th adapter. My 263AT legs did.
     
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