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Tripod Thread Sizes List of various sizes of tripod threads for reference only.

Please note: That there are no parts available for a few of the tripods listed that need work or parts.

. Please note: I have several differently threaded tripod heads. If you need a thread size
. other than what is listed here please let me know. It may be possible to change thread sizes
. on some of these tripods. I will be pleased to check and let you know.
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2456 Tripod, Keuffel & Esser, model 78-0035A  58" high oak wide frame stiff leg, 5/8" X 11 thread,
  with thread / head protector cap, Excellent condition.  PHOTO  PHOTO  PHOTO   $200.00
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2458 Tripod, Kern, Swiss 54" high oak stiff leg Plane Table Tripod with Kern Plane Table Leveling Head.
  No table, but with the threaded inserts for a table.  In excellent condition PHOTO  PHOTO    $400.00
  This is a extremely difficult tripod to find.
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2459 Tripod, Dietzgen, 3" X 8 threads per inch bronze head wide frame extension legs 41 inches
SOLD high legs retracted 66 inches with legs extended. with thread protector Excellent ++ condition
  PHOTO  PHOTO  PHOTO  PHOTO  $195.00
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2460 Tripod, Johnson head plane table tripod, make unknown, typical as made to US Government specifications
  5/8" X 18 Male Thread, Maple extension legs 34" to 59". Excellent condition.
  PHOTO  PHOTO  PHOTO  $250.00
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2461 Tripod, Johnson head plane table tripod, make unknown, typical as made to US Government specifications
   USCE ( US Corps of Engineers) 5/8" X 18 Male Thread, Maple extension legs 34" to 59". Excellent condition.
  excepting varnish is flaking off in some locations- see photos. Legs slide out hard. PHOTO  PHOTO  PHOTO  $250.00
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2467 Tripod, copy of Wild, identical to Wild, wide frame stiff leg, 66 inches high, 5/8" X 11 threads,
  with thread protector cap, painted red and yellow, Excellent condition  PHOTO    PHOTO   $200.00
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2469 Tripod, A. Lietz Co., 3.969" X 10 thread and 1.532 X 10 female thread, Oak Stiff Leg 58 inches high,
SOLD with wood thread protector cap. Bottom broken off of two legs other leg split has been glue repaired.
   In Poor Condition.   PHOTO    PHOTO  $75.00
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2475 Tripod, make unknown, Oak double tapered stiff legs 59 inches high
  1.805 X 14 thread shifting head, one "T" locking screw replaced with a bolt.
  Extremely heavy head. Excellent condition. PHOTO    PHOTO  sold as is $400.00
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2477 Tripod, make unknown, Oak stiff leg 58 inches high, 3.530 X 12 thread,
  one leg is a replacement that does not match the other two.
  in excellent condition.  PHOTO   PHOTO    $100.00
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2486 Tripod, Lietz / Sokkisha, model 7512-52 wide frame wood extension leg,
  5/8" X 11 thread, with thread and head protector cap. Excellent condition.
    PHOTO  PHOTO  $175.00
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2494 Tripod, Wild, model GST10, 5/8 inch X 11 thread, wide frame extension legs
  extend from 42 inches to 70 inches, with Wild plumb bob and hanger in pouch.
  in excellent working condition, PHOTO    PHOTO   $200.00
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2495 Tripod, Wild, model GST20, 5/8 inch X 11 thread, wide frame extension legs
  extend from 42 inches to 70 inches, with Wild plumb bob and hanger in pouch.
  in excellent working condition, PHOTO    PHOTO   $200.00
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2497 Tripod Thread Adaptor, converts 5/8" X 11 thread tripod to 3 1/2" X 8 
. thread.  New made of Aluminum.  I have several in stock    PHOTO   $35.00
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2498 Tripod, Chicago Steel Tape, model WDW-20, 5/8 inch X 11 thread, wide frame extension
  legs extend from 42 inches to 70 inches, (This is a copy of the Wild GST20 tripod.)
  in excellent working condition, one spur broken see photo.  PHOTO    PHOTO    PHOTO   $200.00
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2500 Tripod, make unknown, 1.375" X 13 (35mm X 2mm actual) male thread
SOLD Fits some Dietzgen and Berger instruments. Extension leg from 40" to 62"
  with thread protector cap, broken carry strap and leg strap,
  Excellent condition, PHOTO  PHOTO  $200.00
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2502 Tripod, 2.250" X 12 threads per inch C. L. Berger head on w. & L. E. Gurley legs.
  Extension legs extend from 35" to 56", with thread protector cap.
  Very Good condition    PHOTO  PHOTO  $200.00
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2505 Tripod, Make Unknown,, non-magnetic, for compasses, " X 20 threads per inch
  Twist lock extension legs (with reversible points) extend from 32" to 59"
  Excellent condition   PHOTO   PHOTO   $100.00
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2509 Tripod, Kern, model 150B, 19mm diameter X 1.5mm threads, Dome head wood
  extension legs extend from 36 inches to 63 inches. For use with GKO, GKO-A, and
  GK1-A levels. Also it can be used with Kern tilting levels GK23 and GK1-C
  In good usable condition.  PHOTO    PHOTO   $200.00
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2510 Tripod, Kern, model 150B, 19mm diameter X 1.5mm threads, Dome head wood
  extension legs extend from 36 inches to 63 inches. For use with GKO, GKO-A, and
  GK1-A levels. Also it can be used with Kern tilting levels GK23 and GK1-C
  In excellent condition.  PHOTO    PHOTO   $300.00
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2514   Look at this !   Tripod, W. & L. E. Gurley, Explorer's Transit Tripod, 2.850 X 18 threads per inch, maple
  extension leg extends from 42" to 57", Takes down with legs that screw together for overall length of 23 inches!!
  See photos, Extremely nice condition and it is a Extremely RARE tripod.
   PHOTO    PHOTO    PHOTO    PHOTO     PHOTO       $600.00
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2515 Tripod, Kern, model 150A, 19mm diameter X 1.5mm threads, Dome head wood stiff legs
  with thread protector cap, one side of one leg needs gluing and building up at top, but it is ok to use as is.
  good condition PHOTO    PHOTO   $150.00
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2516 Trivet, may be made by Ainsworth, Denver. 2.880 X 12 threads, bronze.
   PHOTO  $50.00
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2517 Tripod, Dietzgen, model 6426, 5/8" X 11 thread, brass head wide frame,
  wood extension legs extend from 42 inches to 65 inches,
  in excellent working condition   PHOTO    PHOTO   $175.00
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2518 Tripod, W. & L. E. Gurley, compass tripod, mahogany stiff legs 30 high
  .980" X 32 threads per inch. Probably made for mining, legs have not been cut down
  excellent condition    PHOTO    PHOTO  $300.00
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2519 Tripod,  Keuffel & Esser, maple stiff leg compass tripod 51" high
  1.174 X 20 threads per inch, converted from sketching table tripod
  In excellent condition  PHOTO    PHOTO  $250.00
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2520 Tripod, Dietzgen, stiff leg, 63 inches high, 5/8" X 11 thread, with wrench.
  In excellent condition      PHOTO    PHOTO   $125.00
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2521 Tripod,  Keuffel & Esser, Sketching Table tripod, maple stiff leg compass tripod 51" high
  no table connection, it will make a great compass tripod, Excellent ++ condition
   PHOTO    PHOTO  $250.00
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2522 Tripod, Dietzgen, maple  stiff leg, Sketching Table tripod 51" high
  Key hole type connection to table, it will make a great compass tripod, Excellent ++ condition
  PHOTO    PHOTO  $250.00
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2524 Tripod, Kern, model 150A, 19mm diameter X 1.5mm threads, Dome head wood stiff legs
  with broken thread protector cap, one side of one leg needs gluing at top, two of the legs were cut down,
  but it is ok to use as is, good condition otherwise, Handy man special. PHOTO   PHOTO  PHOTO $100.00
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2528 Tripod, W. & L. E. Gurley, Mahogany double taper stiff leg 57  inches high. 1 9/16 inch X 12 female thread.
  Outside diameter of the head is 4.100. for use with large Wye Levels, Excellent condition.      PHOTO   PHOTO   $300.00
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2529 Tripod, W. & L. E. Gurley, stiff leg, 57  inches high. 4.125 X 18 threads per inch, for use
  with larger transits, thread protector cap, Excellent+ condition.   PHOTO   PHOTO   PHOTO   $300.00
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2531 Tripod, make unknown, Oak stiff leg 56 inches high. 2.955 X 10 thread and 1.125 X 16 female thread
  with thread protector cap,  PHOTO    PHOTO   $200.00
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2534 Tripod, may be W. & L. E. Gurley, for  compasses Mahogany stiff leg 56 inches high.
SOLD .640 diameter X 20 thread. In excellent condition. PHOTO    PHOTO   $300.00
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2536 Tripod, English Pattern,  Mahogany stiff leg 60 inches high, 1.675 X 14 thread.
   In excellent condition.    PHOTO    PHOTO   $300.00
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2538 Tripod, W. & L. E. Gurley,  maple stiff leg compass tripod 56" high, .725" X 40 threads per inch
    In excellent condition.    PHOTO    PHOTO   $350.00
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2539 Tripod thread adapter 5/8" X 11 female thread X 1.375" X 13 (35mm X 2mm actual) male thread
. Fits some Dietzgen and Berger instruments.  PHOTO   $30.00
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2540 Tripod, Keuffel & Esser, model 78-0032, 3" X 8 threads per inch Shifting head heavy wide frame
SOLD oak extension legs extend from 44" to 72" with thread protector, one side of one spur broken off.
  Excellent mechanical condition   PHOTO    PHOTO    PHOTO   $300.00
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2551 Tripod, Keuffel & Esser, model 78-0025A, with 3" X 8 threads per inch
  wide frame crutch style stiff legs 59 inches high Good condition+
   PHOTO    PHOTO  $150.00
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2557 Tripod Thread Adapter, 3" X 8 thread tripod head to fit 5/8" X 11 thread instruments, for most
  theodolites, auto levels, and lasers.
  PHOTO    PHOTO  $35.00
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2566 Tripod, Make Unknown, 1.525" X 16 threads per inch, 58 inches high, mahogany stiff legs
  Excellent condition   PHOTO    PHOTO   $200.00
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2570 Tripod, Make Unknown, 1.875 X 12 threads per inch, pre 1876 style mahogany stiff leg 56" high
  Maybe a John Roach tripod, legs thinned above shoes see photos Good condition    PHOTO    PHOTO   $200.00
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2571 Tripod, Make Unknown, 3.375 X 10 threads per inch, stiff legs,  high
  one leg has been shortened about 2 inches
  good condition     PHOTO    PHOTO   $125.00
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2583 Bracket, Mining, C. L. Berger & Sons, Bronze, 2.250" X 12 threads per inch, with thread
  protector. Screws in to hole drilled in mine shoring to support mining transit in place of a tripod.
  16 inches over all length. Good condition, Very Rare Accessory, PHOTO $400.00
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2597 Tripod, make unknown, brass extension legs, steel top with inch X 20 male thread
  extends from 16 inches to 43 inches, Good condition. PHOTO    $20.00
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2599 Tripod, unknown make, 3 1/8" X 16 male threads and 1" X 16 female threads.
with thread protector cap, painted red and white.   PHOTO  $160.00
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2759 Tripod, Aluminum extension leg, with lever lock, 5/8" x 11 TPI. Looks
identical to Chicago Steel Tape.  NEW!!    PHOTO        $125.00
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2760 Tripod, Berger, Aluminum extension leg, with lever lock, " x 20 TPI. 
for small builders instruments.  NEW!!     PHOTO      $125.00
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3956 Trivet, David White, low, 3 X 8 Threads, new, black hard plastic  PHOTO  $30.00
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3958 Trivet, unknown make, Bronze, 3.150 X 14 threads per inch.  PHOTO  $30.00
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3959 Trivet, unknown make, Bronze, 3.150 X 14 threads per inch.  PHOTO  $30.00
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3960 Trivet, unknown make, Bronze, 1.485 X 14 threads per inch.  PHOTO  $30.00
  may fit instruments by L. Beckmann Co. of Toledo, Ohio
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4130 Tripod, Keuffel & Esser, 3 inch diameter flat top with 5/16" X 18 threaded
. spring loaded thumb screw. Excellent +++ Condition  PHOTO  PHOTO  $200.00
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4141 Tripod, Kegelman, 5/8" x 11 thread. Oak stiff legs with head protector 
SOLD cap. NEW!!     PHOTO  $250.00
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4156 Tripod, Sieler extension leg, US Army, olive drab paint, 5/8" x 11 TPI,  flat
SOLD head. Extends from 47" to 76".  New.  Has Accessories and Plumb Bob 
in pouch.  PHOTO   PHOTO  $200.00

 

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