A&P how are these ebay strobe light setups? are they all crap?

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  1. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    i want to get some lighting, and want to take advantage of the ebay 30% off thing.

    $275 for this?
    http://cgi.ebay.com/PHOTO-STUDIO-3-...=39:1|66:2|65:3|240:1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14


    $400 for this?
    http://cgi.ebay.com/PRO-STUDIO-FLAS...=39:1|66:2|65:3|240:1308&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14


    $250 for this?
    http://cgi.ebay.com/STUDIO-STROBE-F...=39:1|66:2|65:3|240:1308&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14



    i know they're obviously not the greatest, but that's pretty good for the price, isn't it?

    i'd like something with 2-3 lights, softboxes, and background support.

    If someone had an alienbees setup with BuyItNow, i'd be all over that

    :dunno:
     
  2. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    ive been searching for something to use the 30% off on too.
     
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    maybe ill pick up some PW's on the 30% off deal. Or a 5d. :eek3:
     
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    Shit, there is a $200 limit on the return. So max it can be applied to for a full 30% is $666.67. :ugh:
     
  5. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    thanks for answering my question. :fawk:
     
  6. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    i have a cheap strobe i bought off of ebay, its a piece of shit, but i only paid $40 shipped for it. the one i have won't hold up a softbox, the cheap plastic just folds. i also have an alien bees b400 that is a million times better.


    edit - this is just like the one i have that is a piece of shit. the joint that allows you to aim it up or down isn't strong enough to hold my 24x36 softbox.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/180w-180ws-Pro-...39:1|66:2|65:12|240:1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
     
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    just save up for some alien bees. thats what I'm doing. :o
     
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    you buy cheap, you buy twice
     
  9. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    seriously, nobody has bought one of these setups?

    fuck it, i'm asking POTN. thanks a lot :mad:

    :fawk:
     
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    Probably best advice Ive ever seen posted in here.
     

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