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The Fig Rig steadies your shots, but is not fluid.
The Steadicam itself is a bit on the (very) pricey side.
You might be better off looking at the Glidecam or Varizoom series of camera stabalizers.
I plan on going with a Varizoom Flowpod in the beginning then moving to a Navigator down the road. The Navigator (with Flowpod) can be had for under $2k.