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Isaac J. E. Garcia

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About Isaac J. E. Garcia

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    Zephyr
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    Los Angeles - Albuquerque

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  1. Jerry, thank you so much for your quick response and advice! That really helped me out a ton on set. I was able to scoot the battery closer to the post and march the monitor out. It wasn't perfect but it definitely helped a lot. I am not sure if links work on here but here is the final video if you are curious to see what it looked like. Happy to hear feedback if you have any as well!
  2. Hello Steadifam, I am having a hard time achieving dynamic balance on an aero 30 flying a c300 mk3. I think the obvious problem is that the monitor and the microphone holder swing out very far to either side. I was curios if anyone had any solutions to this interesting issue? I was thinking of a way to rig the monitor directly on top of the camera with a noga arm or something similar in fashion. I primarily fly this setup with the zephyr as well with canon EF or cinema primes. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! IMG_1933.HEIC
  3. SOLD, I highly recommend Pavel. Very communicative and professional. I hope the stand treats you well!
  4. Hey Pavel, I have one in LA. That I no longer use with my zephyr. Looking for $125. It has a carrying case with a small hole in it. Here is the B&H link as well: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/422581-REG/Steadicam_601_7910_601_7910_SteadiSTAND_for_Merlin.html?fbclid=IwAR019IygKOQr82nIcDtOUZvvD0EVSZ3PPpyB6vaJLSQn-1n4eqIyhS-Fg8o IMG_1442.HEIC IMG_1444.HEIC
  5. Justin, thanks for all that you do as a firefighter, I have a lot of family and friends in that line of work. I actually started on a glidecam 4000 myself. I eventually upgraded and got an arm and vest which significantly improved my payload. I was able to fly a sony fs700, odyssey monitor, and v mount battery no problem. Similarly I flew a RED Raven package with a smallHD monitor easily. The vest and arm are called x-10 I believe and I bought the whole rig for about $1,100. It was a great starter for me. If you are able to save you can also go with the Tiffen Aero 15 or 30. It's around 5k. I
  6. Hey Robert, this has been discussed at length a few times on the forum. Check out this link and see if it can give you some valuable information. Happy flying!
  7. Wow. That is quite the tale. Glad you are doing better, keep the faith!
  8. Lisa it was! Tiffen in Burbank knocked it out right away. Thanks for your insight, time to fly again!
  9. Hi Lisa, I just got in touch with Tiffen. They have the piece for a decent price so I am just going to replace it. I appreciate your knowledge!
  10. Thank you Chris! I was at Tiffen yesterday and we watched one of your videos for dynamic balance!
  11. Hello Louis, thanks for telling me how you repaired it. I have a Zephyr vest, I have a photo of it here too. Any thoughts? IMG_8653.HEIC
  12. Hey Aaron, thank you for your input. I will definitely factor all of this in!
  13. You are definitely right about that! Thanks. I knew there was something slipping my mind. I need to figure out the plate weight and cage, I will try and lose the top handle as well. Seems like it will be pushing 20lbs.
  14. Hey Brett, Zephyr has a payload of 23. I have been adding up the weight and it seems like it should all be okay? Venice is rated at 8 lbs, 10 oz. Cooke s4 is 3.5 lbs, IDX V Mount is 2.2lbs and I believe it's a light mattebox (Tangerine or similar 7.2oz.) FF should be minimal, Teradek is under a pound, the build overall is stripped down. I can't think of anything else that would really send it over. Does that seem good to you, am I missing something that will make it too heavy? Thanks for your input!
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