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Old February 18th, 2008, 05:48 PM   #1
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Is this Redrock Follow Focus Broken or in need of adjusting

I got it 2nd hand from a guy that said it was like new. But I'm worried its a dud. Can it be adjusted to work better?

In one direction it just slips so much it is unusable. In the other direction it is ok but not 100% perfect.

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http://www.escapeeplanes.co.uk/video..._broke_720.mov
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Old February 18th, 2008, 06:39 PM   #2
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I had a similar problem with an indifocus unit - I just pulled it apart and tightened everything up. My guess is that's the problem - look for small allen screws that hold the gear onto the shaft and try to work out exactly where it's slipping.
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Old February 18th, 2008, 07:35 PM   #3
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Thanks man - I got out the tiny allen key tightened up the box without having to open up anything, and it now works a treat :D
I'm very happy :)
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Old February 18th, 2008, 08:36 PM   #4
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hopefully the previous owner thought it was no good and sold it cheap!! - have fun
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