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    Oh ya. Are the blue pieces on the Bosch plastic?

    Oh ya. Are the blue pieces on the Bosch plastic?
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    I just thought the legs might not slide out as...

    I just thought the legs might not slide out as easy as a regular tripod.

    Would you say the Bosch is as heavy duty as a heavy duty photo/video tripod? Would you recommend using it instead if I can...
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    Did you use that exact Bosch. Just wondering if...

    Did you use that exact Bosch. Just wondering if it was hard to deal with. Seems like getting the legs level might be tough?
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    Anyone use a builders level tripod

    I'm putting together a heavy duty slider. The tripod I have is too light. I can't really afford a good proper tripod right now.

    Just wondering if anyone has used a builders level tripod. I can get...
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    In the post above I was going to just mount the...

    In the post above I was going to just mount the rail straight to the tripod. But I have a ball head on the way that I plan on using. So I guess I'll just wait to see how things go with that.

    I'm...
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    So my rail has the pre-drilled holes that are...

    So my rail has the pre-drilled holes that are counter bored. A 3/8'' screw won't fit through it. The thickness of the metal right there is not very thick. Did you guys go ahead and tap that or just...
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    WOW!! What a thread! I'm hoping some of you guys...

    WOW!! What a thread! I'm hoping some of you guys are still around and don't mind bringing this thread back to life for us new guys.

    So I've been researching the Igus slider for weeks. Finally...
  8. As mentioned above the light will work directly...

    As mentioned above the light will work directly on the stand. With or with out a 750 pin what ever that is,,,,lol.

    Being new to photography, and since they came with my kit, I assumed umbrellas...
  9. Ya. My machinest friend was all about doing this....

    Ya. My machinest friend was all about doing this. No problem. He even made me make him a drawing. He was supposed to come by and check out what I wanted and make the parts. Now he's not...
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    Thanks for the replies. Obviously I've got a...

    Thanks for the replies.

    Obviously I've got a lot to learn. This little clip was just a starting point to learn how to work the camera and to try out my new lights.

    My plan is to set up in my...
  11. Sticky: Hey Guys. I just acquired a mini pro kit. I then...

    Hey Guys. I just acquired a mini pro kit. I then realized this is a very old thread. I hope these lights are st GTG,,,lol.

    I paid $125 local pick up. I think I done pretty good. :happy: I'll have...
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    Please critique my lighting.

    I'm using my new colortran mini pro set up. Which are 600 watts each. There's 2 at about 3 or 4 foot away from me and one over head. By the looks of the video below my son thinks we need stronger...
  13. Ya. After days of looking at pics of this kit I...

    Ya. After days of looking at pics of this kit I have come to the conclusion there are only supposed to be 3 lights. I think that guy that has the 4 light kit just pieced something together.

    I'm...
  14. I have determined I have the Manfrotto 026...

    I have determined I have the Manfrotto 026 umbrella swivel. If you watch the video below you can see it in action. In this vid where he puts it on the stand it is very loose and sloppy. It sits on...
  15. OK. Here we go. I learned some new words. Please...

    OK. Here we go. I learned some new words. Please correct me with the proper terminology.

    I don't know what brand the stand is. No markings. It doesn't look like any of the pics of colortran...
  16. I think I have the wrong tvmp adapter for my lights

    So I just received my Colortran mini pro light kit. I do not believe they are Colortran stands. But not sure. The pivot, or what ever you call it,,,,what's the proper term please, is a Manfrotto.
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  17. I really need to find out if there are supposed...

    I really need to find out if there are supposed to be 3 or 4 lights in this kit. There's a guy on ebay that has a really nice one and insists there's a 4th light and it's supposed to be a mini...
  18. Thanks guys. Here's my situation. I have 4...

    Thanks guys.

    Here's my situation. I have 4 mini pros on there way to me. But there's only 3 sets of barn doors. There's a local flea market that is open all the time. There is a mini broad in...
  19. Colortran Mini Pro and Mini Broad barn doors. Are they interchangable

    Title kinda says it all.

    One person told me yes they were interchangeable. One person said no.

    Does anyone have both lights and could tell me for sure.

    Also looking for a mini broad and...
  20. So that would basically be a yes to need barn...

    So that would basically be a yes to need barn doors for everything. :beer:
  21. Also, I've read may stories about exploding...

    Also, I've read may stories about exploding bulbs. Is there any truth to that.

    I talked to one guy and he said he's never had one blow. He said to clean them with rubbing alcohol and keep your...
  22. Thanks Kevin. That makes me feel better to know...

    Thanks Kevin. That makes me feel better to know they are still good to use.

    Can you tell me if the barn door off of a mini pro will fit a mini broad.

    Hey. Since you have so many, you wouldn't...
  23. Hair light and back ground light. Should I use barn doors

    Forgive the newb question. But I don't have my light's in my possession yet and have no prior experience.

    So basically if I have a hair light and back ground light, do they require barn doors. I...
  24. Colortran Mini Pro kit. Did I do ok on this.

    After seeing what I didn't realize was a very old thread/video, I ran out and bought a Colortran Mini Pro kit. Are these even still sought after. It's too late to get led's or something else because...
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