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Check Out This Simple Fast Cheap(ish) Heavy Duty HD Cine Camera Slider

Cinematographer Karl Kim has come up with his own version of the camera slider. And bonus, Karl’s slider can handle comfortably those big heavy duty cine camera setups.

This is a simple slider designed to hold the weight of a full cinema camera setup. I also designed the rails to be fast and easy to setup. Let me know what you think- I plan to do a slight redesign, then make the slider available for sale.
Seven Jib courtesy of www.longvalleyequip.com

For a micro production run the big price break comes at 50 units. At less than 10 units it’s still a custom machine rate more or less. At less than 50 units made per run, my guess is I’d have to sell a kit for about $1500. 50+ units a sled/4-5′ rail/ legs could be $1200 or maybe less. I still have to design and get pricing on a toggle brake- cause a machined aluminum toggle brake looks a lot better than an off the shelf steel toggle clamp.

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