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Have you guys heard about this 

varizoom solo jib and dolly?  Its listed as coming soon with a price tag of $1249 for the whole kit (dolly, jib, tripod) seems like a pretty good deal to me but I'm pretty new to videography / cinematography so I'd like to get opinions from some veterans if this system would be good to have. thanks
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Stu Maschwitz, in his DV Rebel's Guide, made the definition: If you can ride it, it's a dolly.


To put a tripod on rails is not the same. And you can easily build rails for your tripod for under $50 that don't look so elegant and will discredit you on a professional job like a slider shot in a studio for a car ad ;-)  -  but that actually work the same.


As for a jib, watch this:

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