Gorillapod 3k legs keep coming apart??

7 months 3 weeks ago #713908 by Raymond Z
I have this Gorillapod 3k for some time and honestly never used it till this weekend.  But when I bend the legs, which ever one is in the back, always pops out.   I can easily pop it back into place, but this seems like a design flaw, kind of would expect better construction.  

Am I doing something wrong here?  


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7 months 3 weeks ago - 7 months 3 weeks ago #714061 by peterock33
I'm sorry, I don't know much about these things, but I can only think this is a design flaw.... you could use it on a branch and maybe have the whole works (camera and all) drop to the ground.  If it was mine, I would return it.

If that isn't possible, then maybe this will be of some interest.... it seems you aren't alone:
www.reddit.com/r/gopro/comments/beof75/a...ith_glue_i_fixed_my/

Good luck.


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7 months 3 weeks ago #714115 by Rawley Photos
Do you have the PRO version?  I have found the cheaper plastic Gorilla Pods pop out, but the PRO version with alloy legs are much more rigid.  


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7 months 2 weeks ago #714512 by Pettigrew
Get the Pro version, the metal legs are much stronger and don't go popping out.  

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7 months 1 week ago #715131 by KenMan
Pro's are built with MUCH better material.  


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