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Old August 10th, 2009, 04:44 PM   #1
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Track for DIY dolly

I have completely fabricated a dolly using the skateboard wheel and PVC pipe method but i'm wondering if anyone knows a good idea for the track. I origionally thought to get a bunch of 2x4s and cutting tracks with notches to fit the PVC pipe but that isn't very portable and can take up alot of space in a truck or van. I was wondering if anyone has built something that folds or scisors together all in one piece.

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Old August 11th, 2009, 09:47 AM   #2
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I'm wondering if anyone has every tried using 1-inch diameter garden hose?
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Old August 11th, 2009, 12:24 PM   #3
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Apparently the guys in the rubber track dolly thread have.
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Old August 13th, 2009, 11:14 AM   #4
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Here is what I have thus far but I am wanting to raise it up off the ground.
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Old October 6th, 2009, 12:54 AM   #5
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This looks like a really great set up and reasonable on cost.

I am going to put some together soon

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Old May 10th, 2010, 06:39 PM   #6
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DIY slider track dolly

DIY slider track dolly check it out

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Old May 10th, 2010, 10:26 PM   #7
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Sweet idea!

Is it dead silent for recording dialog in the same room etc?
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Old May 11th, 2010, 10:47 AM   #8
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Sean, you've inspired me to pull out my olld trumbone from high school. :)
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