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  1. #11

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    Re: Tripod arm to support camera bed

    I've always used a light stand under the front bed. With so many strobists around, light stands are cheap and good enough to support the front extended bed.

    Or find a used car undercarriage jack, the one that screws.

    When I worked in the studios, they used 2 cement cans and a stick on the sides of the front standard, and a 1x2 longway and come A clamps. This was the days of shooting LF for magazines and print.
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    Re: Tripod arm to support camera bed

    Would not an adjustable monopod or hiking pole support the weight? It likely doesn't have to connect to the tripod.
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