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#1 jeremy edge

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 01:41 PM

I might be able to upgrade to a better camera in a few months.

I would love to hear some thoughts on:

Eclair NPR and ACLs

Kinor 16(olexander has a variable speed stabilized motor mod now!)

Aaton LTR 7

Also ,has anyone done a s16 mod through Les Bosher?His prices on all these cams are very reasonable .

I want to be able to shoot at 24 and 48 fps and have 400 ft mags that are not too terrible hard to learn to load.And future s16 upgradeablility

Something Im also considering is getting a Konvas and switching to 35mm.
But my film costs go up considerably ,not too mention a 400 ft roll only lasts 4 min as to opposed to a 16mm 400ft load lasts almost 12.that means a lot of loading on those complex mags.

My budget is somewhere between $2000 and $4000. If I max my budget out on just the camera I may have to wait on the s16 mod.but as long as that's an option.

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#2 Stephen Williams

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 02:04 PM

Also ,has anyone done a s16 mod through Les Bosher?His prices on all these cams are very reasonable .
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Hi,

Les Bosher is a real perfectionist. His overheads in Wales are low so his prices are good!

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#3 Sean Morris

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 06:30 PM

Hi Jeremy,


My Kinor 16 was converted to S16 / PL Mount by Les Bosher,
a true trustworthy gentleman and an excellent Camera Engineer.

Cheers
Sean Morris
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#4 jeremy edge

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 01:45 AM

yeah, Im convinced
les is the man!

everything I have heard has been good.

Anyone have any opinions on these cameras? Any quirks?

What about a GSMO? Is that a good camera?

How is sync shooting with the kinor's non crystal motor?
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#5 Steven Budden

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 02:08 AM

He did my conversion of a bolex. It took a long time but came out good.

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#6 jeremy edge

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 10:58 AM

Anybody willing to comment on pros and cons of the eclairs vs the kinor 16?

I really want a camera I can put on my shoulder..is the kinor hard to shoot with?
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#7 Bernie O'Doherty

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 12:07 PM

I might be able to upgrade to a better camera in a few months.

I would love to hear some thoughts on:

Eclair NPR and ACLs

Kinor 16(olexander has a variable speed stabilized motor mod now!)

Aaton LTR 7

Also ,has anyone done a s16 mod through Les Bosher?His prices on all these cams are very reasonable .

I want to be able to shoot at 24 and 48 fps and have 400 ft mags that are not too terrible hard to learn to load.And future s16 upgradeablility

Something Im also considering is getting a Konvas and switching to 35mm.
But my film costs go up considerably ,not too mention a 400 ft roll only lasts 4 min as to opposed to a 16mm 400ft load lasts almost 12.that means a lot of loading on those complex mags.

My budget is somewhere between $2000 and $4000. If I max my budget out on just the camera I may have to wait on the s16 mod.but as long as that's an option.

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#8 jeremy edge

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Posted 09 August 2005 - 09:03 AM

Well I went with the GSMO!

Wish me luck ! lol
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