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#1 Ferdinand Casido

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Posted 29 March 2011 - 05:31 PM

I'm looking for any side by side comparisons of camera sliders. It's for a Canon DSLR. I saw some reviews but would like to get some more opinions or if you know of a url that has a shootout of different brands.

The Glidetrack looks pretty good. It's the one I'm considering. Any particular model that I should consider? The Hybrid version looks good.

The "Phillip Bloom" Kessler pocket dolly looks like the best but expensive.

I saw the Konova slider, but it doesn't seem to have a resistance knob to control the speed of the slider.

Any other brands or opinions?

Thanks
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#2 Marque DeWinter

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Posted 19 April 2011 - 02:19 AM

I had a Glidetrack.... Don't waste your money. I ended up using my Cat slider with an adapter from the mitchel to bowl because it was smooth whereas the glidetrack wasn't.

I can't speak about the others.

~Marque
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#3 Patrick Shelton

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 10:31 PM

I bought the dyi Igus slider and it works great, somtimes get a little stick but for 140$ you cant complain.

Compared to philip blooms its a great basic slider but obviously with blooms your going to get that crank and counter weight or whatever while spending about 1000$ more.

You choose.
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#4 Mitch Gross

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 03:15 PM

We sell the MY-T Works slider system because it is so well designed and versatile. The slider tray itself can pop out of the track to become a little hihat stand or go into a little car with rubber wheels. Pretty neat.
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#5 Thomas Pohl

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Posted 26 April 2011 - 04:23 PM

I tried several sliders and ended up with the Kessler which is really worth the money.

Cheers
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#6 Jeremy M Lundborg

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Posted 10 May 2011 - 03:48 PM

In terms of malleability and mobility, ie traveling and using your sliders of choice, what can you recommend that isn't too cumbersome? One that might travel easily and still be sturdy enough for everyday shooting scenarios.
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