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#1 Charles Papert

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Posted 29 September 2007 - 02:29 PM

Somehow I've managed to make it this far in life without having previously read this wonderful quote from Ansel Adams:

"The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it."

If we were to adapt this to our world, i.e. "The single most important component of a Steadicam is the...", how would this phrase best be completed?

Have at it.
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#2 Lawrence Karman

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Posted 29 September 2007 - 07:30 PM

I prefer to operate with my hands.
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#3 Lohengrin Zapiain

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Posted 30 September 2007 - 03:14 AM

I prefer to operate with my hands.


amen to that!
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#4 chris fawcett

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Posted 30 September 2007 - 12:46 PM

"The single most important component of a Steadicam is the...nut that holds the gimbal.¨
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#5 Sven Joukes

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Posted 30 September 2007 - 01:57 PM

"The single most important component of a Steadicam is the..."


nut that operates the Steadicam...?

Edited by Sven Joukes, 30 September 2007 - 02:02 PM.

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#6 Tom Wills

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Posted 30 September 2007 - 02:17 PM

"The single most important component of a Steadicam is the..."


... one inside the vest.

How's that one?
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#7 mark morgan

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Posted 30 September 2007 - 03:05 PM

the pay check
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#8 Joshua Harrison

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 09:08 AM

...gimbal and arm actuator?

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#9 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 12:41 PM

"The single most important component of a Steadicam is the...nut that holds the gimbal.¨

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Hey Chris,
T-Shirts are being printed as we speak . . .LOL . . . .
Seriously . . .Can I use that
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#10 chris fawcett

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 01:04 PM

Hey Chris,
T-Shirts are being printed as we speak . . .LOL . . . .
Seriously . . .Can I use that

You bet.
I´m a medium!
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#11 Charles Papert

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 02:53 PM

I´m a medium!


In that case, say hi to my dead uncle for me.
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#12 Michael Jones

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 03:45 PM

Chas, much like your avatar suggests, "The single most important component of a Steadicam is the legs below it."

The plurality is a bit off now, but I couldn't say "..is the LEG below it." Not many one-legged operators I'm guessing.

Edited by Michael Jones, 01 October 2007 - 03:48 PM.

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#13 Aaron Medick SOC

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 04:48 PM

The single most important component of a Steadicam is the two feet around it.
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#14 chris fawcett

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 05:16 PM

I´m a medium!


In that case, say hi to my dead uncle for me.

I´d be delighted, but I´m all out of ectoplasm.
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#15 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 05:48 PM

Hey Chris,
T-Shirts are being printed as we speak . . .LOL . . . .
Seriously . . .Can I use that

You bet.
I´m a medium!

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Alright . . . Fine there will be a whole line of t-shirts with all the different quotes . . . .

How many pre-orders do I have ?

S,M,L,XL, and XXL for you big operators

Oh . . . I guess I'll be going into the T-shirt making business since I have had 4 days off this month and i need to fill those days doing something . . . .!?!?!

Thanks for the all the quotes

I am brain storming design Ideas . . . .
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