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#1 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 02:12 PM

Hello,

 

Is anybody using the TR-04 Junior with steadicam acc from Backstage.

 

If so, what are your experiences with it, on-set, shipping, stability?

 

http://www.filmtools...ior-tr04jr.html

 

Thx!

 


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#2 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:50 PM

I may be wrong but the Backstage cart designed for steadicam is this one http://www.filmtools...cart-tr-05.html


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#3 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 04:50 PM

They don't make that anymore...
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#4 William Demeritt

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 05:33 PM

I've got the TR-04 Jr, and I like it a lot. Just big enough for all my gear, but small enough to fit in tight hallways or elevators without a problem.

I bought mine with 8" wheels instead of 10" wheels, and it's still a tad bit top heavy. Otherwise, I'm very happy with mine. I've got the vest hanger and baby pin spanner bar, and it works great with a loaded rig. Also, collapses down nicely and fits in my VW Jetta Sportwagen.

I'll post some photos in a bit when I'm back home.
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#5 Andrew Stone

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 06:13 PM

Here is a link to the page showing Andrew Ansnick's modified Backstage Steadi Cart. 

 

The essential poriton of the cart's design is similar to the TR-05


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#6 Brian Freesh

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 09:13 PM

That is a TR-05, just with added power outlets.

 

Jens, when did they stop making it?  The catalog online is dated 2013 but still has the TR-05 in it.

 

I love mine, but maybe they just weren't selling enough to keep it in production.


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#7 Jens Piotrowski SOC

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 09:33 PM

they told me it was to costly to make them, I believe Filmtools still has them in stock


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#8 Alan G. Kelly

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 04:26 PM

The TR-04 Junior is tippy.


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#9 Victor Lazaro

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Posted 18 March 2014 - 05:54 PM

The TR-04 Junior is tippy.

It looks tippy http://www.filmtools...ior-tr04jr.html

 

What do you guys think of the TR-08? http://www.filmtools.com/flcacatr.html

I'm looking into building one...


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