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Maxwel Fisher

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    GPI Pro Cinema HD
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  1. Telescoping and fixed monitor mount have sold. Pro Telescoping Post w/2" OD docking rings - pictures below - $2800 XCS 1.5" Sleeve - $600 Center post cable and rain cover still available too. IMG_4691.heic IMG_4692.heic IMG_4694.heic IMG_4695.heic IMG_4696.heic IMG_4697.heic IMG_4698.heic IMG_4699.heic IMG_4701.heic IMG_4702.heic IMG_4703.HEIC IMG_4704.HEIC
  2. Pro Gen 1 (Chocolate Bar) battery rain cover: Decent condition. A couple small holes, but nothing some well placed tape cant seal. - name your price + shipping Lemo FGG 3B 308 Center Post Cable: Unused spare that's been sitting in my AKS kit. Considering my rig uses 856 connectors, I don't really see the need to hold onto it. - $500 + shipping I just recently changed out my post from the Pro 1.5" to the XCS 2". Deciding if I want to save it to build a backup rig over time or part ways with it. I suppose if there is anyone with interest, let me know. It would be a telescoping post and both the fixed and telescoping monitor bracket.
  3. Hi Nikita, You must become a "sustaining member" in order to post in the marketplace. There is usually a banner link that takes you to a paypal page. It's a $50 (I think it's $50) one time payment and then the forum is your oyster. I'm trying to find the link to post for you here.
  4. I love watching this vest circulate the marketplace. I know the original owner (coincidentally we have an almost identical name). Good luck with the sale!
  5. Looking for XCS monitor rods. I have the clamp, but am searching for rods. Straight or drop down. Thought I could get my Pro monitor arm to work, but nah. Unless someone knows a magic trick.
  6. Hey John, here is a link to a couple videos showing a comparison of the Titan and G-70x done by @chris fawcett. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQiw7b1U8GI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1Jgtq0lrtU In theory, they all perform the same way; taking the weight of the rig and isolating your movements from the rig while suspended. I would say the big difference is how the arms are adjusted. Personally, I like the titan arm. It's what I own and what I've gotten comfortable with. I can "tune" it quickly both under load and with the rid docked. The G-70(x) as I understand it has to be adjusted under load. There are also two separate adjustments, one for load and one for ride. I don't know enough about the arm to go into detail. My fifteen minutes of experimenting with the arm on a friends rig made me appreciate the titan arm more (again, my personal experience). I don't know anything about the X-Arm. Here is a video of how the adjustments work on the G-70(x). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nON4kRCEzyg If I have any gripe about the Titan arm, it's the way it has to be adjusted with an Allen wrench. I do appreciate the ease of adjustment on the G-70(x).
  7. Pro docking bracket with two rings and dynamic balance bar. $350/obo Second photo is only to show how the bar works for dynamic balance. Sale does not include arm post or mount.
  8. Sean, you are so welcome. I bought my rig from a retired steadicam operator a few years back and it has served me well. No issues whatsoever. He did a great job maintaining his gear and as part of the purchase, he had the gimbal serviced before I took ownership, mostly because he was concerned about some play in the handle and yoke. You'll find that with the cost of gear, operators do a pretty good job of maintaining it. Some companies, like XCS (Owned by Greg Bubb) have an incredibly extensive record of any piece of gear ever sold that has a serial number on it. For example, I bought a used TB6 and he was able to tell me its build date, how many hands it has passed through and when it was serviced. Additionally, I'd say everyone here is pretty honorable when it comes to selling used gear too, considering how small the community is. Some might even be comfortable with setting up payment plans. XCS and Pro build their rigs to be modular. I believe Betz does as well. Can't speak on the others. There are some cross compatible components for each (While I have a Pro rig. My gimbal and post are both made by XCS). Every rig and manufacture has their pros and cons and every operator chooses their rig based on price and personal preference. Taking classes is going to be a good way to get an idea of what you want. Also talking to other operators and trying other rigs. I see you're in So Cal based on you avatar. See if there are operators in the area who will let you try their rigs. That will also help you decide on the vest and the arm. Personally, I absolutely love my rig. That said, I also a little have XCS envy. I like the pro vest, it's lightweight and fits like a glove. I do find that I use my Klassen vest more often as the way it distributes weight is better for MY body. I wouldn't worry too much about have a wireless FIZ in your kit just yet, but Preston I think is still considered industry standard. Arri's WCU-4 though is awfully neat. Start by exploring the websites for each company and don't be afraid to reach out to them to ask questions. Then check around in your area to see if there are local operators to connect with. You'll also find A LOT of information within the forums if you continue to go digging. Best of luck!
  9. Hey Sean, I'm sure others will far more knowledge will weigh in here, but if you're adamant about going new, given your budget, you should start by looking at Tiffen's Steadicam line (I personally fly an old GPI Pro Cinema HD rig so I don't know much about Tiffen's rigs). A big factor in how heavy a build you can fly will depend on the arm. You might consider going new on the rig and vest and find a used arm with a high payload support. Six to nine batteries is probably a good place to start. Depending on what you end up flying (some rigs use two batteries on the lower electronics, others three), that will give you three rotations or four and a half rotations on batteries. Remember too that most projects will rent batteries from a gear house along with the camera package. "Professional" is a subjective term. Some think professional is Panavision, some Arri, others Red and all three have different weights. Hope this helps.
  10. Hey Yousheng, Just a heads up, unless I'm mistaken, it looks like your iBaird bracket is missing the two mounting pins that insert into the front spar on the pro vest.
  11. Would prefer selling everything together, but can go a la carte.
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