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Old November 26th, 2009, 07:20 PM   #1
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Hi everyone!

I am close to buying a secced camera crane, and tried to find some feedback about their cranes but didn't find any. I am interested in the 6meter Traveler Crane.

Anyone tried their cranes/jibs? If so how durable is it for the price? Are there better ones for that kind of budget?

I'm in OZ and I can get one for about 8k

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Thank you all!
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Old November 27th, 2009, 07:44 AM   #2
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that's lot of cash to blow on a crane - no wonder you want some comments.

I'm sure the Kessler Crane can go to 18' - 6m and it should cost less than 8k. I like the dual arm design for stability.
Cheers - Paul M.
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Old December 12th, 2009, 03:11 PM   #3
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Secced cranes

Tried it on ibc2008 and it is the best Chinese crane you can buy. Operation wise it is alright
I think it is more stable than a comparable Jimmy when new.
Can't comment on the electronics and durability as I never used it in real production.
I think you better go with Jimmy as there is enough support and stuff, don't know about
the chinese support. I took secced tripod for testing on a documentary and used it for 10 days, all I can say is it is not up to the standard of the sachtler they are replicating.
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