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05-31-2014, 08:37 AM   #31
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Thanks Taylorriverguy , yes I was referring to GL02 L bracket , it wont fit the K5 with battery grip. Unless you're willing to get creative with a dremel , also looking at K3 and grip I doubt it would be a straight fitament.

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Mestos is the only game in town, really worldwide, for a custom L Bracket for the K-5 with a grip and also another model for the K-3 with a grip. There probably are cluggy "universal" solutions that would be bulkier, heavier, and not fit as well but for a well made, light, strong L Bracket custom made to fit your gear - you just have to buy the appropriate Mestos bracket from MADFORCAMERA.

Those waiting for RRS and other manufacturers to pony up for PENTAX custom L Brackets for the K-3 with grip and the K-5 with grip --- don't hold your breath.

I find the MESTOS brackets so light they do not come off unless I screw up and drain the battery in the camera before replacing the grip battery.

Just be happy such a well made product is available for your gear.
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Has anyone tried the tripod HORUSBENNU M-2531T Camera Traveler Tripod w LX-28T Ball Head Kit from MADFORCAMERA? I know this doesn't fit the thread but there seems to be some people in this thread familiar with this company.
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Rockvillebob , would you happen to have a link for L bracket for K5 & grip you would kindly post up?

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Disco- just go to www.MADFORCAMERA.com
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Rockvillebob , would you happen to have a link for L bracket for K5 & grip you would kindly post up?
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OK RiverGuy, where are the pictures promised of your K-3 with grip and L-bracket?
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QuoteOriginally posted by disco_owner Quote
Thanks Taylorriverguy , yes I was referring to GL02 L bracket , it wont fit the K5 with battery grip. Unless you're willing to get creative with a dremel , also looking at K3 and grip I doubt it would be a straight fitament.
What about the K-5 without the grip? Is it reasonably sturdy and well made? Thanks for any information you can share about it.

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What about the K-5 without the grip? Is it reasonably sturdy and well made? Thanks for any information you can share about it.
I haven't tried it on K5 without the grip , but it's quite reasonable in quality and very sturdy , I ended up using it on my sony A7R with grip and it fitted up quite well. I will take some photos of it and post them up.
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I haven't tried it on K5 without the grip , but it's quite reasonable in quality and very sturdy , I ended up using it on my sony A7R with grip and it fitted up quite well. I will take some photos of it and post them up.
Great, thanks! I forgot to ask before: it looks like the "L" part is held on with 2 screws. Can these be removed to use it as a regular non-L camera mounting plate?
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Great, thanks! I forgot to ask before: it looks like the "L" part is held on with 2 screws. Can these be removed to use it as a regular non-L camera mounting plate?
This is the one I bought from the same Ebayer for a Camera without a Grip and it fits nicely on my K-5





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sorry for resurrecting an old thread, but has anyone been able to order one of these lately? I've been trying for a week and I just get a paypal error when I try to check out
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Big negative narual. But still looking.
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I just posted my L Plate for the K3 with battery grip - Mestos PD K3HL

L Grip for Pentax K-3 with Battery Grip - Mestos PD-K3HL - PentaxForums.com
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