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by mediaed
Sun May 01, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Cleaning a Mitchell Camera
Replies: 4
Views: 5103

Re: Cleaning a Mitchell Camera

Whatever you do, do not scrub the exterior with a stiff brush or even a heavy cloth. The crackle finishes of these cameras on aluminum and magnesium didn't adhere in the best way. And, a 50 & 60 paint job is not trustworthy. Stripping any camera down to the metal and repainting is a awful job. No ha...
by mediaed
Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Best Mitchell Geared Head - Worrall of course!
Replies: 20
Views: 24967

Re: Best Mitchell Geared Head - Worrall of course!

Great pix from all!

For some video shots of both the Moy and Worrall heads in action (albeit in rotation), see the video inserts for the 1930's Fearless blimp and the BNCR in "Member's Articles" under the title "Blimped cameras that made the movies."

ED
by mediaed
Sat Apr 30, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Standard's Adjustable Iris and Mat Controls
Replies: 3
Views: 4990

Re: Standard's Adjustable Iris and Mat Controls

A quick correction here to your post, just wonder why not caught earlier. Mid-post, you state: "The other feature went away after the Standard gave way to the NC and BNC. It was the adjustable Iris. What a powerful feature to have when you might not have had enough flexibility with the f stop range ...
by mediaed
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell 16Pro detailed video in "Member's Articles"
Replies: 1
Views: 3678

Mitchell 16Pro detailed video in "Member's Articles"

There is a very good photo tour of the Mitchell 16Pro camera in the "Photo tours" section of this site. For different detailed look at the Mitchell 16Pro camera and its sound blimp, the Arriiflex 16S competitor as well as other cameras, go to the "Member's Articles" tab and visit "Blimped cameras th...
by mediaed
Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: video tours of Blimped cameras in member's articles
Replies: 0
Views: 5329

video tours of Blimped cameras in member's articles

Check out these works-in-progress that take a close up and detailed look at the cameras that made the sound movies from the 1930's to the 1960's. In the Member's Articles" section tab to "Blimped cameras that made the movies." ED.