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#1 Alexander Sutton Hough

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Posted 24 March 2017 - 02:44 PM

I am looking to get grip gear for my own kit that can fit in my car for small and low budget projects. Right now I am trying to figure out a good option for a 48x96 flag floppy for the use of flagging and but most importantly for negative fill. 

 

A regular floppy doesn't fit in my car. The alternative options I have found are Matthews 48x48 Road Rag and Westcott Scrim Jim 4x4. The problem with this is a brand new floppy at Filmtools or B&H Photo is only $140. While Matthews 48x48 Road Rag and Westcott Scrim Jim 4x4 is going to cost $300-400. Way to much for a Floppy.

 

The other alternative is a Westcott 4x6 collapsible reflector black block. But the fabric is to reflective for my taste with negative fill.

 

Does anyone have some suggestions of what I should get?

 

 


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#2 Edward Lawrence Conley III

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Posted 24 March 2017 - 03:40 PM

Photoflex has a 39"x72" Frame and fabrics

 

https://www.adorama....pflp3972wb.html

 

https://www.adorama....ref=productPage


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#3 JB Earl

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Posted 27 March 2017 - 12:08 PM

the photoflex frames are useful and inexpensive.  

If you need something that can grip in different orientations you can make something like a Scrim Jim

http://eztube.com/pr...stem-connector/

and get a flip flop ear or cardellini.

Advantage Grip and Matthews have removeable 4x4 rags, or make a 39x39" frame to fit Photoflex rags.


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