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12-21-2017, 11:27 AM   #46
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So, is the RRS the only easily accessible option for an L plate for the K3?

01-23-2018, 01:18 PM   #47
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Hi, I've also ordered and received the Mestos PD K3HL (renamed PD K3iiHL). I think it is useless as it is. Perhaps it is only my copy though. I cannot get it tightened enough. The particular shape of the bottom of the grip isn't properly machined into the L-bracket. There is too much play and the grip is rotating a couple of degrees till it hits the body. It is also partially blocking the HDMI / USB ports. The rubber seal cannot be opened.

Does anybody else experience the same thing? The seller is reluctant to refund all charges I (would have) made, ea VAT, administration fee and return shipping cost, all in total appr. eur 60,=.
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I bought mine off of a Pentax forum member. The guy that started this thread off to begin with. The one I bought from him does fit OK and attaches fine but yes indeed there is no room to bring out the USB door. If he is reading this, thanks a lot guy! But the battery door does open and that is the main thing. But I have the one that attaches to the battery grip.
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I also got the one that attaches to the battery grip. Does yours fit without using any rubber strips? (Bare metal on bare grip?)

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Yes bare metal on bare plastic battery grip. Tightens down nicely.
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Since I've put 2 pieces of vulcanizing tape between the bracket and the grip, the bracket doesn't move anymore. Not the way it is supposed to be but the best compromise in my view...Would I have known this in advance I would have thought twice..
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Mine doesn't move that i've ever noticed. I couldn't tell you the last time I opened the rubber door, so no idea if it blocks that or not.
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I'm looking to purchase an L Bracket for my K3 I was wondering if there's an up to date product list or any recommendations. Preferably under $100.

Thanks in advance.

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Under $100 you're looking at something universal, not made to fit the specific camera. Finding one intended for use with a grip may be a bit of a pain, not sure.

You can get this one intended for a generic dslr body without grip from B&H for $20. Desmond Desmond DAL-1 QR L Plate DAL-1 B&H Photo Video
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QuoteOriginally posted by narual Quote
Under $100 you're looking at something universal, not made to fit the specific camera. Finding one intended for use with a grip may be a bit of a pain, not sure.

You can get this one intended for a generic dslr body without grip from B&H for $20. Desmond Desmond DAL-1 QR L Plate DAL-1 B&H Photo Video
Thank you, I'll check it out.
since posting last I been looking at a universal one for about $50 called the 3 legged thing but it's nice to see one less then half the price made of metal.
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