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How to protect my Beaulieu 4008 ?


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#1 JB Guillot

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Posted 30 January 2009 - 08:27 AM

Hi Super 8 enthusiasts !

I've searched the forum for a while but couldn't find the answers I was looking for.

Here is the background :
- I shoot outdoors, mostly in the middle of nowhere... and sometimes when snowing/raining
- I like my Beaulieu camera and don't want to have it ruined by water/dust.

Question is : how can I protect my camera ?

Usually I just clean the camera after a dusty day to prevent any intrusion within the camera or optics, so dust is not the major problem (although if you have any tips it would be great).

Water is much of a problem : last time I shot it was snowing...heavily !
I protected the camera with what was available (extra sweater I had in my bag), a plastic bag could have been a good trick too but I'm looking for something tougher and reusable like the rain covers you can find for camcorders.

I searched through the web to find a basic rain cover that could do the trick but I couldn't find anything : most of the rain covers are studied for camcorders with opening for side screen/mic... nothing basic (and cheap) that could fit my Beaulieu.

How do you guys do with your Super 8 cameras ? What kind of stuff did you find ? Where ? For how much ?

Thanks for your help / tips.
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#2 Glenn Brady

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Posted 30 January 2009 - 01:51 PM

See http://customupholsteryproducts.com/.
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#3 JB Guillot

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 07:49 AM

Interesting link, thanks ;)
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