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02-20-2012, 11:12 AM   #1
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Broken Flash...What are my options?

I stopped to take a picture and threw the camera with a flash (Sigma 530DG Super) mounted to it, into the back of an SUV. My friend opened the back hatch and it fell on the ground and broke the pin piece. If I mount the flash to a wireless receiver, it works. But there is nothing to grip the pins to when I want to use the flash on camera for bounce.
Here are some pics of the carnage. Do I send this back to Sigma? I can get a used replacement for about 120.



02-20-2012, 11:27 AM   #2
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Actually, I meant to put this in the flash forum. Moderator?
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There is a good chance you might be able to get the shoe from Sigma cheaply.
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Surely that foot is quite replaceable, if it is cost effective to do so.

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Do you still have the part that broke off?

There are some remarkably strong adhesives available today.

My favourite because it is versatile, easy to use and does not dry out in the bottle is www.Rapid-Fix.com

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Here you go, $10. i found there's a lot of flash spares on ebay when I was fixing a Vivitar that had a similar problem after a strap failed. SIGMA EF530 EF 530 DG SUPER CANON MOUNT HOT SHOE FOOT | eBay.
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