[Rollei] Camera support systems: Ballheads and Quick Release

Hey gang,

I'm considering updating my camera support system. I'll be using this new 
support system with various cameras and formats including a Rolleiflex 3.5F v5.

I've decided on a Gitzo carbon fiber tripod for the base. And I've narrowed the 
ballhead field to a couple of options that both use an Arca Swiss style 
quick-release (QR) camera attachment system. I already own a Rolleifix, and 
it's a great thing, but I don't want to afix the Rolleifix permanently to the 
new ballhead as I would then be left with a dedicated TLR ballhead... and I 
can't afford that luxury. I suppose I could use the Rollefix with screw 
tightening only, but I don't wan't to run the risk of it coming loose and 
dumping my camera. So... I'm considering a modern quick-release plate system 
that offers greater security and flexibility with a variety of cameras and 
formats.

In particular, I'm considering purchase of a "Markins" M10 ballhead, and 
possibly a "Really Right Stuff" quick-release (QR) clamp and plate system. Or I 
may go with the "Markins" QR clamp and plate. I'm currently pursuing research 
on both QR options.

Has anyone already been down this path? Any words of wisdom or comments are 
greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance, 
Sam Knight
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