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Re: AW: [Rollei] hand grip for 3003


I would say that it is as handy as a square bowling ball without
finger holes!


"keller.schaefer" wrote:

> Ed,
> one of the oddities of the SL 2000 is that without the grip it is as handy
> as ... well I can't think of anything that is equally awkward to use. That
> is why the grip is so essential, although it turns the camera into something
> that really looks 'professional'.
> When Rollei realised this they made the 3003 which has the side strap which
> I think is the best solution and makes the side grip obsolete. If you wish
> to have the full size grip under the camera you need to do the following:
> 1. Loosen the hexagonal bolt in the upper rear side of the grip using the
> key that sits in the grip. turn the grip so that the plastic blind piece
> falls out of the opening in the upper grip.
> 2. Loosen the chromed conical connecting piece that attached the grip to the
> side extension and mount it to the top of the grip, the little pin pointing
> upwards.
> 3. Put the blind into the side opening and tighten the hexagonal bolt.
> 4. Attach the grip to the base plate the same way it was attached to the
> side extension
> 4. Attach the grip base plate to the camera as usual. The shutter will be
> released via a small pin that finds a hole in the base of the camera - its a
> miracle!
> Sven
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-rollei  us
> [mailto:owner-rollei  Im Auftrag von Edward Meyers
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 13. Mai 2003 02:12
> An: rollei  us
> Betreff: [Rollei] hand grip for 3003
> I have the hand grip for the 3003 which is "side mounted".
> I would rather have the grip directly under the camera.
> Does the side-grip contain all the parted needed to convert
> it? Also, how does one convert it?  Ed