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#1 Armand-Guy de Beer SASC

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Posted 01 February 2011 - 02:15 AM

What could possibly cause a rig that is balanced statically and hangs perfectly, to go seriously out of kilter when spun to about 180 degrees?
The post is straight, the gimble etc all appear to be right.

Edited by Armand-Guy de Beer SASC, 01 February 2011 - 02:16 AM.

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#2 William Demeritt

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Posted 01 February 2011 - 02:44 AM

Do you mean to say that during a whip pan or even just a steady pan, by the time it reaches 180 degrees it's completely off horizon, etc? If so, then your dynamic balance is completely wrong.
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#3 chris fawcett

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Posted 01 February 2011 - 04:11 AM

Greetings back!

If you mean that the rig hangs out of balance when you rotate it 180 on the stand and leave there, then you need to re-centre your gimbal. This should be something you can do yourself fairly easily, depending on the rig. If so, give us some details. One of us will probably know the rig in question.

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