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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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30. UTILITY CLAMP MOUNT

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I LOVE THIS tool and use it quite often for holding cameras, flashes, mini magic arms, gels, gobos, super clamps, and everything else photographic. It’s very simple to make and at about $1.50, it’s very inexpensive! I suggest using a metal clamp so it will be more durable over time. I’ve made this type of mount using nylon clamps, and they’ve cracked.

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Parts List (Figure 30.1)

  • 4″ metal utility clamp
  • 1/4″-20 bolt
  • 1/4″-20 nut
  • Electric drill
  • 1/4″ drill bit
  • Lock washer

30.1

Construction Steps

  1. 1 Drill a hole in the desired ...

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