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Improving the small shoulder support

Does anyone remember the shoulder unicycle? It used to be just an aluminum bracket to rest against the shoulder. Very simple and very effective.

A small shoulder support

The large shoulder support I built a while ago is really useful and I don't want to film without it anymore. However, it is also quite bulky and heavy, which means it is quite impractical to take it on air travel.

Shoulder Support, rev 1.0

And here's the solution to my small puzzle. It has something to do with rods, indeed. In fact, it is my first attempt at building a should support for large video camera. It all starts with purchasing materials (notably, aluminium profiles, screws, bolts rivets and tools):


The current status of a little project I'm working on, done today while waiting for updates on a Hot Issue support call: