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#1 Alexander Disenhof

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Posted 21 May 2010 - 04:01 PM

Does anybody have experience with a Western skateboard dolly? How smooth would it be when taking it out on something like a paved neighborhood road? If I deflate the tires somewhat could it compare (in terms of its smoothness) to a dolly on track?

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#2 robert duke

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Posted 22 May 2010 - 08:08 AM

Does anybody have experience with a Western skateboard dolly? How smooth would it be when taking it out on something like a paved neighborhood road? If I deflate the tires somewhat could it compare (in terms of its smoothness) to a dolly on track?

Thanks everyone.

Alex



A western dolly can be pretty smooth with the tires deflated a little but only on a really smooth road. you will see all the dips and small imperfections as well as any body movements of the camera team on the dolly. I wouldnt compare it to a dolly on track.

I havent seen skate wheels for a western dolly as it is wider than standard track.
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#3 Alexander Disenhof

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 11:32 PM

A western dolly can be pretty smooth with the tires deflated a little but only on a really smooth road. you will see all the dips and small imperfections as well as any body movements of the camera team on the dolly. I wouldnt compare it to a dolly on track.

I havent seen skate wheels for a western dolly as it is wider than standard track.




Thanks Robert! I appreciate the advice.

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