Jump to content
Tyson King

Master Arm Bottom section "Clunky"

Recommended Posts

Hiya folks,

I have recently acquired a master series kit at work and have noticed the bottom section of the arm kind of snaps/clunks into its final positions at the top and bottom of the boom. I am new to a rig of it's age/power so wanted to confirm if this is normal for it, and as long as the arm is tuned properly the top/bottom should be avoidable? I've attached a video, note the tune isn't perfect I just set up quickly to demonstrate.

 

I appreciate any knowledge the community can offer,

 

-Tyson King  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Typically this is a problem of the operator's posture.

When you put any arm over your shoulder, the section closest to the body will pop up as you lean back. Same thing happens if you lean back when operating... and the Master arm is more sensitive to this (a design trade off in making it very isoelastic)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the reply Jerry,

I see what you mean however I just did some playing around and no matter which way I leaned it snapped up and down at the ends of the boom. My main concern is that there is something wrong with the arm itself. Perhaps I just need to keep working at it to find the solution. But as far as I can tell, no matter what I do it holds at the ends.
 

The only way I’ve found to work around it is to have the upper section lead. That way I avoid the end points on the bottom section. 
 

I’m fairly green so this all could be simply a mistake I am making. I have to confirm the rigs function to my employer and just want to make sure its my folly and not a fault in the arm.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...