Correct - we used the pole, Agnos RingT8s with the standard foot plate.
We even had the footplate attached to the rotator (locked tight). The bottom of the rotator already had the 3/8" hole ready for the HD pole 3/8" thread screw. Weight was not an issue as we raised the pole and pan head assembly one pole section at a time. Once fully extended... it was only a matter of trying to decide the proper angle of view rotation. We rotated the pole and guessed at the angle views.
The only reason we used the rotator was because we fixed a Manfrotto quick release plate to the bottom of the rotator. So we could disconnect the RingT/with quick release plate and remount it to the tripod.
Agno's rotators Mrotator TB and the smaller 3/6 click stop rotator that came with the Mrotator A or B use both 3/8 and 1/4" threaded screws. Additionally, the footplate that came with these rotators should be able to fit to the THREE38 3/8" adapter plug. Using this adapter plug instead of either click stop rotators will reduce the overall assembly weight.
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