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Discussion in 'X-T2, X-T1, X-T20, X-T10' started by robert, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. mikEm13

    mikEm13 Premium Member

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    Robert are you still going to make just the baseplate for the X-T2?
     
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    We have a baseplate design that we could build if there is interest. It's identical except no front grip
     
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    Would you build one or do you want multiple orders before you build them.
     
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    I might be interested in a baseplate as well. Still looking around what's available. On the X-T1 I had a RRS baseplate which I really liked, no grip or so, the X-T1 worked fine for me as it was I only needed some height added and a quick release dove tail.
     
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    I will need to ask the engineer if there is a CAD model that exists which has the latest revision of the baseplate design without the front grip.

    There is an early revision without a front grip but I'm not sure if that version has all the baseplate updates.
     
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    Notification arrived that the Metro Case is on it's way!
     
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    My dear wife just texted me at work ... my X-T2 Metro Case has arrived! Can't wait to get home and give it a try.
     
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    Wait. What? The XT10 grip fits the X-T20?
     
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    Arrived today, Well made and fits well. Good job, Robert!
     
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    Does it use the same screw hole for attaching to the camera and for the tripod mount? I ask because if it does, it feels like unscrewing the tripod would also make the case loose.
     
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    Robert never heard back from you on this so Im guessing its not going to happen?
     
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    It could happen, but only if there is enough interest. I would suggest trying the one with the grip, it really adds a nice feel and it adds almost nothing to the weight.
     
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    Would I be able to see some photos of the inside and bottom side of the case?
     
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    Sure, I'll post some
     
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    Here are pics showing the cutouts for weight savings, the hole for the speaker & optical axis mark


    DSCF0488.jpg DSCF0487.jpg
     
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    Speaking of T2 grips... are you going to have a nice beefy hand grip available for the T2 like you did for the T1? It would be great to have one that would work with the battery grip. :)
     
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    If someone just wants the baseplate, couldn't they just saw the handgrip part off and sand it smooth?
     

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