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"Classic" Steadi-Something Rig Demo

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#1 Scott Jason Gill

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Posted 19 May 2010 - 01:04 PM

Enjoy, I just wanted to post this here because I can't wait to read everyone's comments.

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My favorite moments:
-The rig (I thought the weights were a drink holder at first)
-The shameless "look at all I can do" demo (perhaps that's his warm-up routine)
-The balancing of the sled on the ground after each shot to review the take.
-And, of course, at 8:30 or so when the headphones get stuck in that high-tech arm.
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#2 Eric Fletcher S.O.C.

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Posted 19 May 2010 - 01:56 PM

Pure Comedy
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#3 matt allsop

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Posted 19 May 2010 - 03:54 PM

A great warm up at the start, and poses too - sure too get some, "wow that looks heavy" and "you look like robocop/terminator/something off alien, comments!

the reassuring hand on the back looks useful up on that wall too! oh dear...
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#4 Fabrizio Sciarra SOC ACO

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Posted 19 May 2010 - 05:02 PM

What a gem. Classy!
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#5 Norbert von der Heidt

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:15 AM

I was so impressed I just had to post this to Facebook so I could share. My wife looked at it and asked "So what am I waiting for, is there something wrong???" Maybe it's just me who can't appreciate the artistry at work here!:blink:

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#6 Janice Arthur

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 02:19 PM

Hi all;

I watched the video and I was kind of amused by it but agree with Norbert's wife; what's wrong?

This spin thing the guy does is very impressive and scared me to death thinking something was going to come flying loose but it didn't.

I could see a handful of things I wouldn't recommend but he was making his client happy and the check was going to clear the bank. He was working hard and getting the job done. (I've seen way less competent guys out there doing way dumber stuff than this. Hell I've done way stupider things to figure out where I should stand to get the shot but I was trying really hard too.)

He's in a world with very few resources and doing the job.

Nice post, fun to watch and see if there is going to be a train wreck.

Just my .02 cents.

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#7 Jess Haas SOC

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 03:17 PM

And after hours of being a human tripod who wouldn't want their very own human docking stand? Its always right there when you need it (unless it has to be pee or wanders over to crafty.....)

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#8 Lohengrin Zapiain

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Posted 20 May 2010 - 06:08 PM

And after hours of being a human tripod who wouldn't want their very own human docking stand? Its always right there when you need it (unless it has to be pee or wanders over to crafty.....)


Thanks Jess, You had me laughing so hard you've made my day... and that's highly appreciated on these uncertain times!
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#9 Charles Papert

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Posted 04 June 2010 - 10:50 AM

Major new development on this video!

Enough to merit its own thread, so go here.
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#10 Amando Crespo

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Posted 04 June 2010 - 11:09 AM

Pure Comedy

...Yes!, it´s.

(but every one work in his way...).
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#11 Fred Davis

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Posted 07 June 2010 - 02:53 AM

Hi all;

I watched the video and I was kind of amused by it

I gotta agree.Very amusing, & kinda encouraging.
Classic gutter-tech. B)
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#12 Gus Trivino

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Posted 08 June 2010 - 05:33 AM

Please, dont forget to see part 2.

Waching the videos, I thought:
Where he lost his Docking bracket?
Poor assistant...
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#13 Luciano Reverberi

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Posted 08 June 2010 - 05:53 AM

just patetic!!!!!
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#14 BJMcDonnell SOC

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Posted 08 June 2010 - 11:18 AM

I have found a new obi wan! I must travel to learn the mad skillz this man has to offer. I will teach you guys when I return at the next workshop. I just have to remember to leave my docking stand behind. Wish me luck my friends.
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