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Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 8mm 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Reducer Bushing

B&H # ARB.2538 Mfr # 809011
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This allows cameras or tripod heads which have a 3/8"-16 threaded socket to be attached to devices which have a 1/4"-20 threaded screw.  It is 8mm in length.

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Arca-SwissAdapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing
 
4.9

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fits well (12)
  • Improves tripod function (12)
  • Solid/sturdy (11)
  • Easy to use (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Stabilization (7)
    • Wildlife (7)
    • Portraits (6)
    • Travel (6)
    • Landscape/scenery (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (5), Semi-pro photographer (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    Reviewed by 17 customers

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Exactly what I needed

    By Jakub

    from Clarks Summit, PA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fits Well
    • Improves Tripod Function
    • Solid/Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Wildlife

      Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

      I needed an adapter that would go in flush into the foot of the tripod collar of my Sony 300f/2.8GII. I prefer to use two screws to prevent accidental unscrewing while carrying the tripod/camera/lens over my shoulder.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      May or may not need but it pays to have

      By mariond

      from Poulsbo

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fits Well
      • Improves Tripod Function
      • Solid/Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Night Shots
        • Portraits
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife

        Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

        You may want to do more than one application with the tripod and you will need this

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Adaptor Screw

        By rewardgal

        from Maryland

        About Me Classic, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

            Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

            I needed this adapter screw to connect my Manfrotto ballhead to my Slik tripod as advised by the chat person on B & H.[...] fits perfectly!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Right product immediately available

            By coolhoosier

            from Dover, NH

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Right size

            Cons

            • NONE

            Best Uses

            • Stabilization

            Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

            I had two Russian Hasselblad knock offs with 3/8 inch tripod mounts. The bushings I bought allow me to mount these cameras on standard 1/4-20 tripod mounts.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Just what I needed

            By coolhoosier

            from Dover, NH

            About Me Film Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Stability

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Stabilization

              Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

              I have some old Russian and Ukranian Hasselblad knock offs with 3/8 inch sockets. These bushings were just what I needed to permit the cameras to be used with my 1/4 inch tripod heads.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Works perfect!

              By pictureandrew

              from Binghamton, NY

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fits Well
              • Improves Tripod Function
              • Solid/Sturdy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Night Shots
                • Portraits
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife

                Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                Does what it's suppose to.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Does what it's supposed to

                By Lizard

                from Vernal, Utah

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fits Well
                • Improves Tripod Function
                • Solid/Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Travel
                  • Wildlife

                  Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                  It appears to be brass instead of black, but it fits perfectly, looks solid, and does exactly what it's supposed to.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I'm bushed.

                  By Bearandbu

                  from Buffalo, NY

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fits Well
                  • Improves Tripod Function
                  • Solid/Sturdy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                    Well, what can I say...it's a bushing. It fits perfectly, [...] The parts a tad overpriced compared to some competitors, though. [...]

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                    • No

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                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great buy!

                    By Earl James Photography

                    from Denver, CO

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fits Well
                    • Improves Tripod Function
                    • Solid/Sturdy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Night Shots
                      • Portraits
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Travel
                      • Weddings/Events
                      • Wildlife

                      Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                      I have a monopod with a 1/4" male end, but my favorite Manfrotto ball head mount has a 3/8" female end. This adapter has allowed me to use my favorite ball head on my monopod!

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                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Works Perfectly, Different Color?

                      By Keenan: Stop Motion Animator

                      from SF Bay Area CA

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fits Well
                      • Improves Tripod Function
                      • Solid/Sturdy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Weddings/Events
                        • Wildlife

                        Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                        Connects my Manfrotto 410 (3/8") to some old Heiwa legs (1/4") perfectly. It's really sturdy there's no slip to it. It fits flush in the 410 and the head rests perfectly atop the legs.

                        Only issue I had was the bushing was a brass color and not black. It doesn't matter you don't see the piece, Just wasn't sure if I got the same product I payed for.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        This makes my tripod work again!

                        By Dave H

                        from Bend, OR

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fits Well
                        • Improves Tripod Function
                        • Solid/Sturdy

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Night Shots
                          • Portraits
                          • Travel
                          • Video
                          • Weddings/Events
                          • Wildlife

                          Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                          My tripod (Star D) mounting screw is too short to use with my Hasselblad. This adapter screw enables me to use the larger 3/8" mounting port on the 'blad, which I think is a tiny bit more stable.
                          This was an inexpensive fix to a problem that threatened to essentially take either the tripod or the camera out of service!

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          This is exactly what I needed

                          By KB

                          from Ridgecrest, CA

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Fits Well
                          • Improves Tripod Function
                          • Solid/Sturdy

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Photography
                            • Stabilization

                            Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                            This is a well made product that provides an easy way to accomodate both 3/8-16 and 1/4-20 tripod mounts

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Works as expected

                            By yachtie

                            from Southern New England

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Fits Well
                            • Improves Tripod Function
                            • Solid/Sturdy

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Stabilization

                              Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                              Works as expected. Bummer I had to spend $ to replace one that came with a Joby Gorilla pod, but increases the utility of same.

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                              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              possibly vibratory polished

                              By Joseph from the U.S.A.

                              from Philippines

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                • The cost

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                                  Not black or plated. Nicely finished brass. Coin slotted. Flush mounting. Not the next to useless knurled end type which can require a shim or spacer.

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  very good

                                  By D Production

                                  from Hong KOng

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Fits Well
                                  • Solid/Sturdy

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Stabilization

                                    Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                                    what to say, fit for purpose.

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    This screw really saved me

                                    By Big Jerry

                                    from Fort Myers, Fl.

                                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact
                                    • Fits Well
                                    • Improves Tripod Function
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                    • None

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Long Exposures
                                    • Photography
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Stabilization

                                    Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                                    This screw allowed me to use my new ballhead on my old tripod

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Worked Great

                                    By Beadle

                                    from SW Michigan

                                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Improves Tripod Function

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Stabilization

                                      Comments about Arca-Swiss Adapter Screw 3/8"-16 to 1/4"-20 Bushing:

                                      Worked great! Finally can use my other tripod with my new head.

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