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Vixen Porta mount

The design of the plastic slow motion handles leave a lot to be desired, they keep coming loose!!

I tried a jubilee clip, doesn't work!

Any suggestions please. 

Jack

Essex UK

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swap out for flexibles ?

Sounds it is a common issue eg

https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/600195-vixen-porta-ii-slow-mo-knob-fi...

If  the shaft is the same diameter, swap them out for something like these perhaps?

EDIT: from the one review on  there it seems it is indeed a good solution for the porta mount

https://www.rothervalleyoptics.co.uk/skywatcher-slow-motion-cable-set.htm

(other retailers are available)

Cheers

Robin

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Robin,

Robin,

Many thanks for the links.

Problem solved.

Jack