Jump to content


Photo

Hague D7 Tracker


  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 Gary Lemson

Gary Lemson
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 155 posts
  • Other
  • Santa Cruz Mountains

Posted 03 March 2013 - 11:27 AM

Hello,

 

I've been looking at various dolly solutions, and came across this one...

 

http://www.cameragri...cker_dolly.html

 

Any opinions or experience with on it?

 

Thx.

 

 

 


  • 0

#2 Phil Connolly

Phil Connolly
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 377 posts
  • Director
  • London

Posted 04 March 2013 - 07:03 AM

The problem with the Hague dolly is the PVC track isnt particually stable - not sure I'd be keen to ride it.

 

This is similar money:

http://www.indiedolly.com/

 

And its really good, with smooth running metal track and gives the option on longer track runs and curves.


  • 0

#3 Gary Lemson

Gary Lemson
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 155 posts
  • Other
  • Santa Cruz Mountains

Posted 04 March 2013 - 11:26 AM

...the Hague dolly is the PVC track isnt particually stable - not sure I'd be keen to ride it.

 

Thanks...point well taken.

 

Indeed, saw the Indie Dolly, too. I’m also considering Mathews or Black Bear doorway hybrids. Sheesh! This equipment gets pricey.


  • 0

#4 Sanjay Sami

Sanjay Sami
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 258 posts
  • Grip
  • Anywhere they pay me to go

Posted 30 March 2013 - 11:45 PM

The Indie Dolly definitely looks the more solid of the 2 (I have no experience with either)

If you are looking for a dolly only for track, why not consider buying skateboard trays (the kind we sit a proper dolly on) and using a 1 inch thick ply board on it. It will be really smooth, you can mount anything on it, and it costs about the same as these other dollies.

 

http://www.willyswid...dolly-complete/


  • 0

#5 Dustin Supencheck

Dustin Supencheck
  • Basic Members
  • PipPip
  • 23 posts
  • Cinematographer

Posted 29 April 2013 - 12:06 PM

Haven't used the tracker dolly, but my only problem with the Indy dolly is that you can't ride on it. Makes it very difficult to operate complicated moves. It is pretty smooth for simple tracking shots though.
  • 0

#6 Phil Connolly

Phil Connolly
  • Basic Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 377 posts
  • Director
  • London

Posted 30 April 2013 - 05:03 AM

Haven't used the tracker dolly, but my only problem with the Indy dolly is that you can't ride on it. Makes it very difficult to operate complicated moves. It is pretty smooth for simple tracking shots though.

You can ride the Indi-Dolly, however its not the most stable feeling in the world. When I use it, I do tend to stand most of the time. 


  • 0


Paralinx LLC

Aerial Filmworks

Willys Widgets

CineLab

Opal

CineTape

Tai Audio

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Metropolis Post

Visual Products

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

FJS International, LLC

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Technodolly

rebotnix Technologies

Ritter Battery

The Slider

Abel Cine

Wooden Camera

Glidecam

Rig Wheels Passport

FJS International, LLC

Rig Wheels Passport

Paralinx LLC

Aerial Filmworks

Wooden Camera

CineTape

CineLab

Broadcast Solutions Inc

Abel Cine

Glidecam

Willys Widgets

The Slider

Ritter Battery

Opal

Media Blackout - Custom Cables and AKS

Tai Audio

Technodolly

Visual Products

Gamma Ray Digital Inc

Metropolis Post

rebotnix Technologies