A&P I bought a gel sample pack and it's too small v.thatswhatshesaid

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    I ordered that pack to. Funny that youre using the same method as i did. But the quality of them sucks. If you use the flash at a high power, the plastic melts and a hole burns thru them.
     
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    really? that sucks :sad2:

    at least it was only $2.50 :o
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    You paid for it? I thought they were free?
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    yeah I thought of that too :o
     
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    it was free. i just had to pay shipping.
     
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    Jhegro wtf is a jhegro?

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    i got my rosco swatch too from bhphotovideo. it was .01, but of course there is shipping, so i just ordered with my latest order. i hold mine on using some gaffers tape.
     
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    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    I've used them numerous times with no issues of burning holes in them...


    and I just put tape on the ends of them that made "tabs" so I could rubberband attach them to my flash.
     
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    oh snap that's a good idea :run:
     
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    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    Sigma flash?
     
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    kristin my dog > *

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    550ex, 90% of a 580ex at half the cost
     
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    kristin my dog > *

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    I got the same ones as you and found they were too small, but I got them to work :) Of course, I think the 430 is a bit smaller than the 550 so you might have a little trouble... But you really don't need much of a tab to get it to stay on.

    However, if you go to rosco's website and fill out their form, they'll send you a free pack of them (you don't even have to pay shipping) and they are a bit bigger. I have both because I was told the free ones from rosco would take six weeks to ship... I wound up getting them about a week later.
     
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    kristin my dog > *

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    I'll probably end up doing the tape/rubberband thing :)
     
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    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    I bought the Sigma EF 500 DG
     
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    nice, if I buy any more strobes it will probably be those :)

    that or more EZ series :o
     
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    did the tape thing

    black duct tape and some black elastic I had laying around, the final result doesn't even look that ghetto :)

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    :rofl: my shipping was free

    apparently B&H has them for .01 + shipping
     
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    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    look at the link above, you can get them for free :eek3:
     
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    that too :)
     

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