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Impact3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot
 
4.6

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (10)
  • Attaches securely (9)
  • Long-lasting (7)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • General purpose (6)
  • Indoors (3)
  • Outdoors (3)
  • Portraits (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (3), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

excellant product

I purchased several different brass screw fittings and will not review each one but they are all as advertised. Very high quality and a little hard ti find. I am using the...Read complete review

I purchased several different brass screw fittings and will not review each one but they are all as advertised. Very high quality and a little hard ti find. I am using the 1/4-3/8 to attach a remote shutter release to my tripod. It is a neat and clean application that looks like it came factory installed.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not Impressed with the Quality

There seem to be some quality issues with these parts. I ordered four. Two of them seemed to be fine but the other two had malformed/tapered hex sections which causes the studs to...Read complete review

There seem to be some quality issues with these parts. I ordered four. Two of them seemed to be fine but the other two had malformed/tapered hex sections which causes the studs to be misaligned (see photo).It's not worth sending these back for the price but I'll be buying some of the Manfrotto ones for just $ more. I'm sure those will be higher quality.

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5.0

Did what I needed it to do.

By Doug

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

I used this to convert my mini tripod to a light stand. Worked perfect.

 
5.0

Well made useful adapter

By Ernesto

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

This is my second one, the first is being used to to permanently attach a FLM Centerball 18 Ball Head to Manfrotto Dado Kit used as a lightweight compact/collapsable quad pod with 13 lb. capacity.

 
4.0

sturdy brass adaper

By Zachary

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

Sturdy adaper

 
5.0

good spigot

By John

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

good spigot

 
5.0

Well made

By Ken

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

Impact makes very good products without breaking the bank.

 
5.0

it works

By Nate

from Northern CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

simple and effective

 
5.0

good

By Nathan

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

it does the job.

 
5.0

solid

By gc_film

from denver, co

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

There is not much to say, but it's a solid piece of machined brass. The treads are smooth and it holds tight. I use it on the bottom of my Impact Atom Clamp to adapt to accessories

 
3.0

It works

By Abehjha

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

Works as advertised.

 
5.0

Perfect fit!

By 2anim8ed

from Rochester Hills, MI

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attaches Securely
  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

      This is just what I needed for my camera rig!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      2.0

      Not Impressed with the Quality

      By Dan

      from Minneapolis, MN

      Pros

      • Cheap

      Cons

      • Cheap

      Best Uses

        Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

        There seem to be some quality issues with these parts. I ordered four. Two of them seemed to be fine but the other two had malformed/tapered hex sections which causes the studs to be misaligned (see photo).It's not worth sending these back for the price but I'll be buying some of the Manfrotto ones for just $ more. I'm sure those will be higher quality.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        nice quality.

        By Isaac Aiden

        from Bergenfield, NJ

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Durable
        • Good Color Value
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

            nice quality.

             
            5.0

            Very useful

            By thecanonguy

            from NJ

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Durable
            • Lightweight
            • Long-Lasting
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

                Very useful and strong

                 
                5.0

                adaptor spigot

                By OG

                from Columbia, Ca

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Low Light
                  • Night Time
                  • Outdoors
                  • Portraits
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

                  used to adapt accessories with a female 3/8 thread to a male 1/4 - 20 thread and conversely.

                  nothing terribly unique as this is an adaptor that does its job perfectly as expected!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  excellant product

                  By Oldfogey

                  from Sandy, UT

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attaches Securely
                  • Durable
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use

                    Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

                    I purchased several different brass screw fittings and will not review each one but they are all as advertised. Very high quality and a little hard ti find. I am using the 1/4-3/8 to attach a remote shutter release to my tripod. It is a neat and clean application that looks like it came factory installed.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    3.0

                    Cheap and good

                    By Skoejelley

                    from Vt

                    Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

                    Decent quality for the $

                     
                    5.0

                    handy

                    By brad

                    from new york, ny

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use

                      Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

                      I always keep one of these and several similar items in my gear bag because you never know what situation might arise, especially when you are stating out with a new rig its much easier to figure out the best setup when you have some cheap connectors/adapters on hand.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great adapter

                      By Dan

                      from FL

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use

                        Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

                        easy to use

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Just what I needed

                        By Allen

                        from Portland, OR

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday

                          Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

                          Not much to say about the product. If you need it, you need it. Good quality threads and piece all together.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          Easy does it

                          By SkyE

                          from Tahoe

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attaches Securely
                          • Durable
                          • Long-Lasting

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Outdoors
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Impact 3/8" and 1/4"-20 Adapter Spigot:

                            Easy to use to connect spigots together. Does it's job......no complaints.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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