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Old February 15th, 2008, 10:05 PM   #1
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Home made dolly and footage...

Well its done, about $50 for all the parts / tracks ($70 cause i bought some wrong stuff first).

Sorry bout the quality...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nXGcoX4sZk
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Old February 15th, 2008, 11:31 PM   #2
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Pretty decent stuff there! Can you post pics of the rig you built?
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Old February 16th, 2008, 12:28 PM   #3
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Here are some pictures and a price breakdown:

(8) Skateboard wheels - $19 (2 decks from walmart)
(1) 5ft pre-drilled V-Shaped Metal Rail
(8) 1.5inch bolts
(1) 5ft 2x4
(16) 1inch Washers
(16) 1/2inch Washers
(1) 4 x 4 plywood square
(3) U-Bolts with wingnuts
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Old February 17th, 2008, 09:08 PM   #4
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That's pretty smooth and simple looking. Great stuff! Thanks for posting!
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Old February 27th, 2008, 02:14 PM   #5
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plans?

I was wondering if you could PM or email me the plans and a quick step by step for your dolly... I'm terrible at DIY but that looks amazing.
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Old February 27th, 2008, 02:28 PM   #6
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DigitalJuice TV has a segment (with blueprints, PDF) for a similar design which may be usefull.

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