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Spring Clamp and flash shoe

jrp

San Pedro Garza García, MX
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"RE: Spring Clamp and flash shoe"

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Wed 31-Oct-12 05:45 AM | edited Wed 31-Oct-12 05:57 AM by jrp

I have a Manfrotto 035RL Super Clamp with Standard Stud and a Manfrotto 2909 Super Clamp with 2907 Reversible Short Stud. Darn good.

However I also bought clamps at Home Depot, drilled a hole for a 1/4"crew and placed on it a dead or not-hot hotshoe.
My best ones are those made by Stroboframe (the maker of flash brackets).
"Best" because they are cheap and can hold any speedlight in any position.
With them, I found no need for a mini ball head.

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(I just have to remember to use some cloth inside the clamps to avoid marring furniture)

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A general, generic topic Spring Clamp and flash shoe [View all] , covrc Silver Member, Wed 31-Oct-12 02:19 AM
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