CGE Mods - Leg clamp knobs
One component of the CGE which didn't impress me a lot is the T-knob that they use for tightening the legs. These are nothing but a 3/8" set-screw wound into a T handle with Lock-Tite keeping it together. The hex-key end cuts into the brass pressure plate in the leg, the Lock-Tite fails and they just aren't designed well.

What I did was to unscrew the setscrew from the knob and reverse it. Once screwed in as far as it would go then a hole was drilled through the hole thing and a pin driven through. Now they are completely solid with no chance of the head becoming loose from the set screw. Also, the non-hex end of the screw is easier on the pressure plate.
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