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#1 brin wood

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 04:03 PM

Just made my own steadycam, a copy of the silver flyer, and didn't research the weight limits for it.

Do you think the trv is too heavy for this use?

Has anyone used a steadycam with the trv 520?

will be interested in hearing of others experiences.

thanks.


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#2 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 04:10 PM

I suspect this is Ron B. posting this question for Eric...
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#3 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 04:53 PM

That camcorder will never be able to fly on a Steadicam. Too heavy. May I recommend an Arri Alexa instead.

More seriously if you custom built something, we have no way of knowing if your rig will carry the weight because we never tried it. Even if its a copy there are too many elements that can change the weight limit to give you an answer.
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#4 brin wood

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 07:24 PM

The trv520 wieighs 2.2 pds sans battery.

How can you be so sure that is too heavy when you say you havn't tried it?

What is an Arri Alexa?


Edited by brin wood, 19 July 2013 - 07:25 PM.

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#5 Afton Grant

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 07:39 PM

I'm with Jens.  Very funny, Ron.


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#6 brin wood

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 07:55 PM

seriously guys, I am Brin and it is a legitimate question. no joke.


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#7 Michael Maga

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 08:32 PM

Brin.. do they have a Jumbos in NY?


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#8 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 08:36 PM

http://homebuiltstab...s.com/hbsboard/

Maybe this is the better Forum
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#9 brin wood

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 08:47 PM

No.  No Jumbo's.

thanks for the hyperlink.


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