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#1 Erik Brul

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 02:43 PM

Hey all,
Was cruising vimeo and found following video:

http://www.vimeo.com/8053132

In this clip they use a alternative rickshaw but in this case, he is standing in it. It seems to me
that standing is not the way to go and looks dangerous..

Best, Erik
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#2 Bryan Fowler

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 03:15 PM

Looks interesting.

It would make a step off quite easy.. if you came up to steps at high speed.
but yeah, for some reason it looks more dangerous than sitting. I'll stick to my rickshaw or Handsfree Transporter.

But it's cool to see.
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#3 Ari Gertler

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 04:02 PM

I would want the option to be able to hard mount the arm, if a step off was not planned..
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#4 Mike McGowan SOC

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 04:41 PM

looks cool but you are quite literally putting your life in the hands of the grip. if he slips, or stops short or looses his grip your toast!
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#5 Jess Haas SOC

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Posted 17 December 2009 - 08:41 PM

I would be a little more comfortable with something like the cinerover where you get two more wheels and a little more support: http://cinerover.com/

I did notice that it has a seatbelt but im not sure I would want to be strapped in if the grip tripped or lost his grip....

~Jess
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#6 Gus Trivino

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Posted 18 December 2009 - 06:57 AM

Hi guys

I saw Nestor Salazar was the steadicam operator.
Nestor is member of the forum.

Good job Nestor:
http://www.vimeo.com/8034391
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