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#1 Alan G. Kelly

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 08:52 AM

Hi Community,

I was an assistant for years so I experienced plenty of cold weather work but beyond the obvious practices does anyone know the actual failure data for our gear? Eg: At what temp will the oil in our gimbals fail? Anyone had a spring on their arm fracture? etc.

Curious to hear any stories.


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#2 brett.mayfield


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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:09 AM

i remember seeing photos of some very icy rigs and sets floating around in here somewhere. maybe theres a way of using heated lens wraps to keep your gimbal warm.

saw this as well http://www.steadicam...c=23686&hl=cold



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