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Killer Camera Rigs That You Can Build by Dan Selakovich

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The Killers Dolly

You’ll want to build this dolly if you want a really bomb-proof dolly. The wheel attachments are permanent, so you can’t move them from one dolly deck to another as you can with the Dark Passage dolly. Once you’ve built this one, it’s here to stay. You’ll also want to make this one if you plan on using it with a small camera crane (a jib) with a camera weighing over 8 pounds. I know, 8 pounds doesn’t sound like a lot, but with a jib, the heavier the camera, the more counterweight you’ll need, so it can get heavy pretty fast. It’s also a good idea to build this one if you’ll be making a camera pedestal to go on your dolly (we’ll be covering camera pedestals later, in the dolly section). And lastly, you’ll want to make this one ...

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