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#1 lucas Loureiro

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Posted 06 January 2007 - 07:12 PM

I am working on a feature with a Aaton III. I am having troubles with one of the AL-X mags. I am loading properly and cannot figure out the problem. I loaded a dummy roll of Kodak and it worked fine. I reloaded the Fuji we are using and when I try to shorten or enlarge the loop, it starts to eat into the film and miss the perfs. I have used these mags endless times and have never encountered this problem.
Any Ideas my friends???

Edited by lucas Loureiro, 06 January 2007 - 07:13 PM.

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#2 Brad Grimmett

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Posted 06 January 2007 - 09:13 PM

I have no idea. I'd send it back to the rental house pronto.
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#3 lucas Loureiro

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Posted 06 January 2007 - 10:19 PM

I have no idea. I'd send it back to the rental house pronto.


I own this camera package and I plan on having this mag checked out on Monday.
I have 5 mags so we should be fine, I would just love to get some ideas on the problem.
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#4 Christopher Schneider

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Posted 24 February 2007 - 07:50 PM

Fuji stock is just slightly thicker than Kodak stock causing it to be a bit noisier in the average mag. Obviously you mag has a distaste for Fuji and needs to be looked at. It would seem something is slightly out of adjustment, but enough to reject the Fuji stock.
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#5 Annie Wengenroth

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Posted 25 February 2007 - 12:30 AM

Doesn't the Aaton III have pitch control? Maybe that would help. ;) It seems like it's not really a loop issue.
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