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Ideal weight for EFP arm

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#1 Bryan Fowler

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Posted 12 August 2006 - 09:05 AM

Might be a simple question, but...

What's the ideal weight for a blue spring EFP arm? I've talked with filks about the sweet spot for the springs, and just wondering what I should shoot for. 25lbs? 35? 15?

I should say that I'm counting sled, FF, Canatrans, all that stuff in the weight.


(i'm flying an A-minima, so I'm trying to figure out if I need 2 of my weight plates, or just one.)
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#2 RonBaldwin


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Posted 12 August 2006 - 05:17 PM

I believe these arms are designed to work the best at or near the top of their capacity. My 3A arm always felt the best with heavier cameras (not my back). With a camera that was too light, it was very springy.

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