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Old November 21st, 2004, 12:51 PM   #1
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Pan and tilt on Glidecam crane

Anyone have a trick to get pan and tilt on the Glidecam crane? Cheap?
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Old November 21st, 2004, 03:31 PM   #2
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Errrmmm, you could get a really cheap pan and tilt unit

http://www.b-hague.co.uk/pan__tilt_power_head.htm

However looking at the specs, it would take about 10 minutes for it to do a 360 lol

Or you could go to a model shop and ask them to make something up for you. Iím sure it would cost les than one of those Varizoom ones.

Or you could stick a really long pan bar to your fluid head and operate the pan and tilt from ground level, if you didnít want to boom too high.

Hope some of this helps.
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Old November 21st, 2004, 10:25 PM   #3
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Looks like that bescor piece of crap. Maybe next year. Ok what's a decent pan and tilt for reasonable price? Varizoom. Quiet?
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Old November 22nd, 2004, 01:34 PM   #4
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Ohh, I can assure you that itís definitely a piece of crap lol.

Glidecam do a reasonably priced unit the "Vista" and then theres Varizoom, which you already know about.
Can't think of anything cheaper.
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