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Add a thumb screw to your ProdMod Camera Light

ProdMod Camera Light with 3/4″ diameter thumb screw

It’s not rocket science, but for those of you who prefer running a screw through the body of the light, I thought I would share some photos to show how a simple thumb screw might look. It looks a bit better than a simple cap screw depending on your taste and these screws are about 1 dollar or less.
If your camera tripod mount is near the center you can also set the camera down on the screw head as shown in the photo. You can’t do this with a cap screw.

Continue for photos of a rosette thumb screw and part numbers for both types.

You’ll want to choose one that’s at least 3/4 inch long. The knurled thumb screw’s head is 3/4″ in diameter as well.

Click a photo and then use your arrow keys to cycle through them. Part numbers are at the bottom of the article.

ProdMod Camera Light with 3/4″ diameter thumb screwProdMod Camera Light with knurled thumbscrew - bottom view

You can also get a rosette thumb screw with a 1.5″ diameter head.

ProdMod Camera Light with 1.5 inch flowerette knob

ProdMod Camera Light with flowerette knob view

I got a 10-pack of these knurled screws from mcmaster for $8.05 + $4.50 Shipping.
Part number is 91185A662.
knurled thumb screw 3/4 long

These Rosettes are $10.79 for a 10-pack.
Part number 91185A807

flowerette knob with 1/4-20 stud 3/4 inch long

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  1. D. Saunders says:

    HI,
    I’m interested to attend the 3rd Ward class. Will pay in advance for the kit.

    Do you possibly have a ROSETTE thumb screw to bring to the class that I can reimburse you for? I prefer something that large so can remove easily plus that it provides a “seat” for the camera. And I’d rather not have to buy a pack of them.

    FYI: My tripod screw thread is center in bottom of camera.
    Thanks, das

  2. prodmod says:

    i’ll save a rosette for you. Have you bought the kit yet? you can buy it and pick it up at class.
    use this link so you don’t pay shipping.

    You’ll still have to sign up for class by calling 3rd ward
    Call 718.715.4961 to register

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