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#1 Brandon Whiteside

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 02:41 PM

I have a Steadicam SK rig and I am looking to convert the arm to a 2 stage arm. Anyone have any leads on one?


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#2 JobScholtze

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Posted 18 February 2012 - 06:35 PM

I have a Steadicam SK rig and I am looking to convert the arm to a 2 stage arm. Anyone have any leads on one?


Thanks!

Dont bother, it sucks.
It wont help a bit in weight range. Not at all, and the second arm is gonne be a pain. Your sk monitor will be in the way. Every penny you invest in the sk2 is a waste of time.

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#3 Janice Arthur

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:49 AM

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Job said it right !

I told a friend w one to just donate it to a school and take the tax credit

It's not going to be worth putting any money into it

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#4 Thomas K. Jensen

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Posted 19 February 2012 - 05:11 PM

A local tv-station I'm working for, has a SK sled (with a new monitor) and they bought a used G-50 arm and Ultra vest. It works fine.
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#5 Martin Stacey

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 02:25 AM

I have an SK2 with a dual arm upgrade. Works ok but the sled definitely needs a monitor upgrade and the ability to slide the battery mount to get dynamic balance. Have a plan for it. Maybe one day I'll actually do it. Until then it gathers dust.
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#6 Brandon Whiteside

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 04:55 PM

Well I have replaced the monitor with a 7" Marshall and am currently working on a battery solution to add more batteries to the rig. You can't judge a man by his tools. This setup is currently working for me, and I am still looking for an additional arm. If anyone has any leads, that would be awesome. You can contact me by phone at 818-926-7104 or email Brandon.Whiteside@gmail.com.

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#7 Osvaldo Silvera SOC

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Posted 02 April 2012 - 06:42 PM

An SK at a TV station I worked at started my steadicam career, worked fine for the jobs I was doing at the time. If it works for you, that's all you need to worry about. Just the fact you changed the monitor to the Marshall increased it's usefulness by tons. Good luck with your project.
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#8 Alec Jarnagin SOC

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 03:22 PM

Brandon,

Sent you a PM on the forum.

Thanks,

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