A&P backround support systems

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  1. cgper

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    im looking at some jtl supports and ive narrowed it down. but what i dont know is teh width i should get. should i get 9'6" or 12'6"?? i will be using 107" wide seamless paper but is it a good thing to have some extra width for possible uses in the future?

    Jcolman, Intheworks what do you guys use?
     
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    also is 12 yards long enough for a backround?
     
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    I bought this

    www.adorama.com/BG314B.html

    but you can buy similar ones for half this price. I think 12 yards will be plenty long. However, there have been times when we've used longer rolls in our studio for various shots but those are few and far between.
     
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    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    i bought a cheap version of this that doesn't go quite as wide for less than $50 on ebay :o i've tried to build up as cheap of a "studio" as i can, since i pretty much only use it to take pics of my kids
     
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    I use the Calumet Heavy Duty background support system. ~$125, 12' wide, uses 2 light stands and a coss bar, comes with a bag to put it all in
     
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    I know MPEX.com carries roll paper, so does B&H. I'd try to find it locally though since shipping won't be fun.
     

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