Jump to content


Best upgrade to Pilot vest

steadicam pilot vest upgrade

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Tom Dowler

Tom Dowler

    New Member

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Posted 30 June 2017 - 05:13 PM

Hey everyone,


Been using the Steadicam Pilot for a few years, on a very occasional basis and I'm generally very happy with it.

Tempted to upgrade to the Aero 30 as I'm now mostly flying Red cameras, but in the meantime the one thing I'd like to look at is upgrading the crappy Merlin/Pilot vest with the plastic chestpiece of doom.

Any recommendations for something a little sturdier, not too expensive and that can easily take the pilot arm?


Thanks all.

  • 0

#2 Francisco Orozco Jr

Francisco Orozco Jr

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 30 posts
  • Arizona

Posted 30 June 2017 - 05:36 PM

There are flyer/scout vests on eBay from time to time. Maybe talk to Tiffen about getting the aero 15 vest? It's no longer plastic!
  • 0

Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: steadicam, pilot, vest, upgrade

PLC - Bartech

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Varizoom Follow Focus

rebotnix Technologies

Omnishot Systems

Engineered Cinema Solutions

Wireless Video Systems

GPI Pro Systems

PLC Electronics Solutions

Boland Communications


Betz Tools for Stabilizers


Paralinx LLC

Ritter Battery