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What's your favorite Lightstand?
« on: November 26, 2012, 09:30:35 AM »
Hi guys!

I want a lightstand that's light and small for a Quadra head in a 70 cm Octa.

Until today i used the stands that came in the Dlite4 kit, but the plastic tighten mechanism snapped when I grabbed it to prevent it from falling over. Metal is what I need!

Tips are most welcome!

Thanks!
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What's your favorite Lightstand?
« on: November 26, 2012, 09:30:35 AM »

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Re: What's your favorite Lightstand?
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2012, 10:57:22 AM »
I've got several of the Manfrotto air-cushioned (10xxBAC) stands (two 7', two 8', and one 12'), all are excellent.  The 8' ones have a 2' diamater base, which is nice for small rooms.  Any of them will hold a PCB Einstein 640 monolight, although I generally use the 8' or 12' if using a large modifier (a 48"/120cm octabox, for example) because the 3' diameter base provides better balance.
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Re: What's your favorite Lightstand?
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2012, 12:00:23 PM »
Thanks, awesome! I'll be sure to check them out. Mine couldneasily take the weight, but snapped in the joint when I grabbed it, needless to say, I hate wind! And even with the battery pack around the bottom.
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Re: What's your favorite Lightstand?
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2012, 12:00:23 PM »