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12-14-2010, 04:33 PM   #1
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Where can I find this flash stand?

Very useful for outdoor using on hide for birds...

Preference for ebay (been there looking for hours ... maybe because I'm looking on wrong way? or issue with translation ?)



Thanks in advance for the help

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Where did you find the picture?

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Where did you find the picture?

On a shop asking 30 euro (+/- 40 USD) for it ....
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Hi netuser,

I would think that the one pictured would not be very stable (doesn't look wide enough)

Would the one that Pentax supplies with the AF 540 FGZ work for your purpose?

30428 Pentax Off-Camera Flash Stand

or maybe this Oly one:

260118 Olympus FS-FLST1 Flash Table Stand with 1/4 x 20 Thread Mount



Another might be to just get a cold shoe with a 1/4 - 20 threaded hole in the bottom and make your own.

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Hi netuser,

I would think that the one pictured would not be very stable (doesn't look wide enough)

Would the one that Pentax supplies with the AF 540 FGZ work for your purpose?

30428 Pentax Off-Camera Flash Stand

or maybe this Oly one:

260118 Olympus FS-FLST1 Flash Table Stand with 1/4 x 20 Thread Mount

Another might be to just get a cold shoe with a 1/4 - 20 threaded hole in the bottom and make your own.

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Thanks Scott

The point of that "stand" is that the strap adjusts on the hood of a long lens like a 400/5.6 outside of a hide camouflaged and together with the flash cord can the trigged from inside the hide
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On a shop asking 30 euro (+/- 40 USD) for it ....
For a piece of plastic and a canvas strap? Wow! I'll bet you could cobble something for a lot less and achieve your goal.. Good luck (I looked on ebay too before answering and found nothing like it).

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Thanks Scott

The point of that "stand" is that the strap adjusts on the hood of a long lens like a 400/5.6 outside of a hide camouflaged and together with the flash cord can the trigged from inside the hide
Hi netuser,

Ahhhh! now I understand -- As I mentioned, I'd just make one -- starting with something like this:

Flash Shoe Adapter with Tripod Socket NEW - eBay (item 190479922139 end time Dec-20-10 13:34:00 PST)

Add some nylon webbing, 1/4-20 screw, and a washer, either velcro or backpack hardware and some adhesive putty, or surgical or silicone rubber tubing to prevent marring against the lens, you'd be set for only a couple of bucks more than the shoe. If you really want to get fancy, you could add some 1/4" aluminum stock, bend it to the arc of your lens and screw it to the shoe. . . wouldn't cost much more.

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Hi netuser,

Ahhhh! now I understand -- As I mentioned, I'd just make one -- starting with something like this:

Flash Shoe Adapter with Tripod Socket NEW - eBay (item 190479922139 end time Dec-20-10 13:34:00 PST)

Add some nylon webbing, 1/4-20 screw, and a washer, either velcro or backpack hardware and some adhesive putty, or surgical or silicone rubber tubing to prevent marring against the lens, you'd be set for only a couple of bucks more than the shoe. If you really want to get fancy, you could add some 1/4" aluminum stock, bend it to the arc of your lens and screw it to the shoe. . . wouldn't cost much more.

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I'm on the way of doing one myself like suggested

Thanks Scott

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QuoteOriginally posted by netuser Quote
The point of that "stand" is that the strap adjusts on the hood of a long lens like a 400/5.6 outside of a hide camouflaged and together with the flash cord can the trigged from inside the hide
How would this work for you, mounted on a tripod? That is, if you find mounting on a lens too cumbersome. It's cheap in price, but not in its all-metal quality.
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How would this work for you, mounted on a tripod? That is, if you find mounting on a lens too cumbersome. It's cheap in price, but not in its all-metal quality.
Seems useful!

Link to ebay?
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QuoteOriginally posted by snostorm Quote
Hi netuser,

Ahhhh! now I understand -- As I mentioned, I'd just make one -- starting with something like this:

Flash Shoe Adapter with Tripod Socket NEW - eBay (item 190479922139 end time Dec-20-10 13:34:00 PST)

Add some nylon webbing, 1/4-20 screw, and a washer, either velcro or backpack hardware and some adhesive putty, or surgical or silicone rubber tubing to prevent marring against the lens, you'd be set for only a couple of bucks more than the shoe. If you really want to get fancy, you could add some 1/4" aluminum stock, bend it to the arc of your lens and screw it to the shoe. . . wouldn't cost much more.

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..or just buy one of those gorillapod lookalikes to wrap around your lens and these thingamajigs to attach to that bendable tripods.
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You can even attach those to a tree or branch and trigger wirelessly.
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..or just buy one of those gorillapod lookalikes to wrap around your lens and these thingamajigs to attach to that bendable tripods.
I don't know Why but I NEVER thought of that use for one of those. 8 rep point bump for the tip. Thanks!

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A similar item from Ebay: Hot Shoe Flash Stand Adapter with 1/4"-20 Tripod screw - eBay (item 270680137345 end time Jan-12-11 23:48:15 PST)
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Another idea, thanks
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