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Have a vivitat 980 tripod and am looking for a quick release

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pad. JA: What's the make/model of...
have a vivitat 980 tripod and am looking for a quick release pad.
JA: What's the make/model of your camera? How old is it?
Customer: i want to mount a leupold spotting scope to it.
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: none
JA: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no.
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Camera and Video Technician: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 2 months ago

You can get a quick release plate for your 980 tripod on eBay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vivitar-Quick-Release-Plate-for-980-Tripod-only-/372078948549

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