A simple product, yet the tiny little screws (3 of them) that hold on the cold shoe plates are simply too weak for the average weight of a flash unit. They will rip out. I solved the problem by removing the plates completely, then applying superglue to the surfaces, enough so that the glue would seep into the screw holes, then replaces the screws. This should hold quite well again. But hasn't yet been thoroughly tested. I would assume as long as it is not used in freezing temps, it should hold better than the original for sure. Perhaps this was designed for lighter weight accessories.
Was this a gift?:
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
It provides that extra grip to keep my camera steady as I shot.
I have even attached a sticky to the bottom of the bracket and attached the flex arm for the GoPro.
A few things that I will have to be negative about it is the foam grip is not long enough and after a while, the fingers that are not on the grip but the bracket start rubbing your fingers raw. The metal is very weak around the threads to the screw post. I now can not take out the bottom screw post out of the bracket now because of the weak metal and their threads.
Was this a gift?:
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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