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Davide DB

Member Since 30 Nov 2010
Offline Last Active May 25 2015 04:25 AM

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In Topic: Locline. Does it always creak?

20 May 2015 - 01:58 AM


Regarding creak, yes they do creak, some more and some less and there is not very much to do. Silicon or dry Teflon spray may help with creak, but i fear that it will make them floppy.
Keep in mind that Locline elemets can be bought inexpensive as they are basically a rigid hose and often used to feed cooling fluid on milling machines and there are several types of them.
the only parts you need is the adapter to your tray and the adapter to your strobe or video light, more elements can be found in (online) tool shops


Davide DB: i think that Locline arms will bend/turn back on your scooter



I saw them on several industrial furniture web sites but I recall that my uw photo shop has different brands and they are slightly different.



For scooter use, sad news :( I have to check for some feedback on some technical dive forum...




I'm tempted to try again to adapt Gorillapod for use as light arms, but I've read that the aluminium one snaps after a while in seawater use, and non-umbilical lights have nothing to save them from the abyss. I've also read that more recent plastic Gorillapod doesn't go floppy like my old one, so that might be an option. Making connectors for the ends is the difficult part.


Nick, why you want to adapt Gorillapod and not use simple locline parts? Are they different?

In Topic: Locline. Does it always creak?

19 May 2015 - 08:27 AM

I was asking about lockline. Do they become floppy with aging or just for light weight?
A locline 30cm long is capable to manage a keldan Luna 8? Even while scootering?

Sorry for my English :)

In Topic: Locline. Does it always creak?

19 May 2015 - 07:58 AM

In your opinion what would be the longest lenght before they become sloppy?

I have Luna 8 lights and scooter...

In Topic: Locline. Does it always creak?

19 May 2015 - 03:06 AM

I never tried them. 50 for a clamp it's a fool price. I have the Nauticam :)
I mentioned them here because they are so peculiar.

Coming back to arms...I cannot use lockline because I would lose a strategic place for my floating cubes

In Topic: Locline. Does it always creak?

19 May 2015 - 02:46 AM

The GH4 housing is more like Nauticam's DSLR housings, and does have the metal bracket at the top, but the metal doesn't necessarily prevent breakage of the handle: https://www.facebook...647118352167898


Ops! Yes GH4 has the same system like DSRL housing. I know and I forgot to mention it :)



Looks like cork to me. I suspect that might get chewed up if it's moved while tight on a ball with an o-ring. Any idea what the manufacturer is called?


No, it should not be cork, AFAIR it's something like fiberglass and it's replaceable.



Clamps are very expensive.


It's a small company which produces photo and video gear since 1980.