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#1 Daniel Stilling DFF

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 02:26 PM

Hello all,

I know that through times there has been a plethora of offerings concerned weight cages and/or plates.
I was just wondering what is available these days and if anybody has some good advice. I used to only fly big cameras, but it seems like they are either going giant (3D comes to mind) or tiny (7D, HDVs), and I have been getting calls lately for the little guys so it's time to get one of them cages.
Please help me out! :)
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#2 William Demeritt

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 02:33 PM


Just a few months ago, I bought a weight cage from Janice Arthur. Very happy with it!
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#3 Kevin Andrews SOC

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 05:45 PM

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#4 Bryan Fowler

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Posted 14 January 2011 - 10:06 PM


Except I bought mine from Kevin, then from Janice.
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#5 RonBaldwin


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Posted 15 January 2011 - 03:45 PM


Except I bought mine from Kevin, then from Janice.

I believe she makes 6.5, 11 and 15 lb plates with a choice of long or short rods to put them together. They are great to have. I got the 6.5/11/long rod combo and it's about 19 lbs. I think she has some lighter plates available now (2.5 alum?).

I recently did my first dslr shoot with Charles Papert. He had everything mounted to a 6.5 lb plate via redrock bracketry...so the "camera" was a 20 lbs total.


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#6 Janice Arthur

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Posted 16 January 2011 - 05:03 PM

Hi all;

Thanks for the good words all.

They've got all the details right and in stock. Sizes of 2lb, 6.5lb, 11, 15lb plates. 7", 8.5", 9.5" rods.

All interchangeable, any two plates and any four rods $385. One single plate $210.

Let me know what you have questions about.

Thanks a lot.

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#7 Nic Owens

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Posted 22 January 2011 - 03:02 AM

Janice's weight cage is simple to set up and fantastic to use. In that price bracket there was nothing I could find that came close.
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