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#1 Michael Morlan

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Posted 22 December 2007 - 12:59 PM

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Thanks,

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#2 Matt Kelly

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Posted 22 December 2007 - 09:22 PM

Dunno...have you tried opening a can with it?
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#3 Chris Keth

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Posted 22 December 2007 - 10:41 PM

Doesn't look like anything I've ever used. Are the grips on the wheels really orange...? :blink:
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#4 Annie Wengenroth

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Posted 23 December 2007 - 03:35 PM

And this year in camera equipment, the retro look is IN, folks...slap one of these on the support rods of a Frezzolini and you're good to go!
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#5 Mitch Gross

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Posted 23 December 2007 - 11:47 PM

Looks like the definition of Home-Brew. I'd bet it's 30 years old if it's a day. Scary.
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#6 Matt Kelly

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Posted 24 December 2007 - 07:14 PM

Where did you get it from? Does it have any play in the gear mesh? Might be kind of neat to slice off the bottom and slap on an Arri rod adapter.. and change those wheels.
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#7 Chris Keth

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Posted 24 December 2007 - 07:18 PM

It's a little ghetto but it looks pretty solid.
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#8 Pete Von Tews

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Posted 24 December 2007 - 09:44 PM

At first glance, it looks like a Cinetech follow focus.
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#9 Chris Keth

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Posted 24 December 2007 - 10:13 PM

At first glance, it looks like a Cinetech follow focus.


There are certainly similarities. I wonder if it could be a prototype of something.
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#10 Michael Morlan

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Posted 26 December 2007 - 11:27 AM

It's from an eBay auction.

According to the seller: "It's a Sammy's conversion. Sammy's was a rental house in Europe that specializes in rentals and manufacturing of after market motion picture equipment."
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#11 Stephen Williams

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Posted 26 December 2007 - 12:13 PM

It's from an eBay auction.

According to the seller: "It's a Sammy's conversion. Sammy's was a rental house in Europe that specializes in rentals and manufacturing of after market motion picture equipment."


Hi Michael,

Samuelsons were the first Panavision Agent outside the USA. Panavision bought them & they now tarde as Panavision.

Stephen
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#12 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 26 December 2007 - 09:40 PM

I had a hunch it was Pana related, it looked solid and sleek enough :)
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