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Recommendation for rod extensions for Arri LWS-3?


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#1 Francisco Martins

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 07:33 PM

The one I acquired have only two inches of bar but have a screw-on mount for 15mm extension rods. Can anyone recommend where I could find some?

The ones Ive managed to find online dont seem to have the mount need to screw onto my lws.

 

Thanks!


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#2 Kane George Jason

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 02:10 PM

@Francisco: did you end up finding your answer? I'm looking at getting a LWS-3 and would like to know too!


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#3 Gregg MacPherson

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 03:06 PM

Are LWS-3 the same as those on SR1,  II ?

If so you could just switch between short and normal LWS rods.  The normal (long) rods come up on eBay a lot. 


Edited by Gregg MacPherson, 19 May 2013 - 03:09 PM.

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#4 Kane George Jason

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 11:02 PM

@Greg: From what I understand, the SR1 & SR2 do indeed take the exact same LWS-3.

 

I found out that the only way to add extensions to the LWS-3 is to find a somewhat 'rare' extension set, which isn’t a simple screw, but rather a plug and lock system. Apparently they are only 2 inches themselves...

 

Will have to keep an eye on eBay, or consider using a different rod system.


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