Arca plate for EM5 with HLD6 attached?

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Wonder if anyone out there has an Arca swiss tripod plate solution for an Olympus EM5 + HLD6 grip? (minus the vertical grip/battery pack section). I've previously been using a Really Right Stuff plate, but that will not fit on the camera when the grip is in place and hoping to avoid using a generic plate. I've considered altering my RRS plate, but it would require some grinding and drilling/tapping a new hole mounting hole.
 

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Because the EM5 has a smaller (narrower) bottom surface than many cameras, the generic plates stick out awkwardly. The RRS plate is contoured to the bottom of the camera, and while it sticks out a bit, it is a smooth transition.
 

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If you're wanting to use the OEM grip and add a plate, you may have to reconcile yourself to a simple flat plate.

this is my intent... i think i'll try a "mini arca plate"... http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEEWER-MINI-QR-Plate-Quick-Release-Arca-Swiss-Compatible-FP-25-/231199119035?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item35d48a96bb

My hope is that it will not stick out from the back of the camera, but should be more than enough to secure my OMD. We'll see!
 

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