Help with this setup
Posted 10 November 2008 - 02:41 PM
I am told they are combo stands, and a speedrail
But I am shopping and having a hard time finding the exact materials.
here's what I've found -
Posted 10 November 2008 - 08:11 PM
the speed rail is just a piece of schedule 40 aluminum tube. with 12x12 overhead ears holding the pipe in the stand's head.
you can purchase speed rail at a local metal supply house in 21ft lengths, or smaller sometimes.
The 12x12 ear try cinemagadgets.com or modern studio supply or film tools.
Posted 14 November 2008 - 03:47 AM
B&H is might not be your best bet for buying a lot of grip gear. I'm sure you can get most of it, but if you go straight to the manufacturers, you can also get a better idea of what is available and commonly used. Keep in mind that those stands are made of steel and fairly heavy, so shipping is not cheap. They are build very solid and last quite a while, so used it a viable option.
The big grip manufacturers are:
Edited by Michele Peterson, 14 November 2008 - 03:51 AM.