Devin Graham Glidecam Setup

Hello again,

I recently purchased the Devin Graham Glidecam from B&H and would like to share my first impressions as well as get it ready for your DSLR balancing.

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My little assistant.
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Comes in an awesome carry case.
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Neatly packed.
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First you’re going to screw in the base. Be careful not to cross thread or over tighten the screw.
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Gently slide the 4 rubber washers on 4 of the screws. They are all the same size if you’re wondering.
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Next add two  counter weights to both sides of the base and lock them down with the bigger plastic washer. Total of 4. If you are in a windy environment you might have to add more weight.

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Twist the baseplate lock until it can move freely.
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Press the silver quick release button and slide the plate off the mount.

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Now gently twist in the thumb screw. If you aren’t able to tighten it down sufficiently you can use a flathead screwdriver but do not over tighten.
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Get yourself a pen or pencil and slide your camera back & forth until you find the center of balance.
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Your DSLR is now ready to be mounted to the rest of the system.
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Finished product.
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In my next post I will be showing you how to balance your DSLR.
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