Hi, I just picked up a Flyer. The PAG batteries plate wiring is hanging out and the video cable looks knackered. The fitting at the bottom has some joints that don’t seem to tighten up too well ether. None of this worries me too much. I’ll be changing it over to V-Mount as this is what I run on and I’m thinking I might just get a whole new base cut out. That and a little wiring and it’ll be up to speed.
At a glance it all seems to work fine but the seller’s behaviour was a bit odd and what with me being a new Steadicam owner, this is my first, I thought I'd look for some advice. The arm, the gimbal and the stage for example, I really don’t know enough about to know if it’s all exactly as it should be.
I’ve downloaded the manual and will go over it to check it out but dose anyone have any experience of anything failing through age or misuse that I should look out for with an older rig like this?