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Old July 22nd, 2012, 03:09 PM   #1
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DIY Building/Duplicating a jib seen on StudioWheels.com ** INPUT NEEDED **

Here is the link to the jib that I am building.
It has the 2 arms like the Kessler, but the arms are round.
http://www.studiowheels.com/swcart/p...f7c9e10d3d0f2e

My situation:
I have an HVX. I would like to a remote pan/tilt to the jib.
When the jib is low and I want to pan the camera, how can I get this to work
without the camera hitting the arms of the jib?
How high should I make the Pan/Tilt head.
Or should I just stick to the DSLR and call it a day.

Secondly, where the crap can I find the motors needed for this?

Any assistance would be most appreciated.
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Old July 22nd, 2012, 05:12 PM   #2
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Also, what size motors would I need?
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Old August 4th, 2012, 02:18 AM   #3
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Re: DIY Building/Duplicating a jib seen on StudioWheels.com ** INPUT NEEDED **

link isnt working.

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Old August 6th, 2012, 01:36 PM   #4
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6 Feet Dual System Camera Crane Jib - StudioWheels.com
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Old August 6th, 2012, 09:49 PM   #5
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Will the Bescor Motorized Pan and Tilt head do: Amazon.com: Bescor MP-360 Full 360 Motorized Pan and Tilt Head For HDslr and Video Camera's Up to 6lb.: Camera & Photo ?
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Old August 7th, 2012, 05:38 AM   #6
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The Bescor is noisy and crude. Jerky start and stop of pans and tilts.
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Old August 10th, 2012, 04:47 AM   #7
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I picked up a nice setup at Servo City
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