Portable "Kino Flo" Setup Explained
While the video showed the awesome photographs that resulted from using the setup, you needed a sharp eye to hunt the different build parts and schematics scattered around the video. We asked for it and here it is. Tristan shared the build diagram.
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If you still wanna get even more, you can follow Scott Huck's second by second break down on how to reverse-engineer the build.
florescent fixtures x6 (2 on left, 2 on top, 2 on right)
@ .44sec you can see 2 banks connected together.
@ 1.10 you can see his original window view construction with 1 piece
of wood. He later breaks them down into 3 separate pieces
@ 1.16 you can see the deer head on the wall at the far left. FYI …
@ 1.28 you can see the light side (this shows you a lot!)
At the bottom of the lights, you can see a junction box where there is a 8-12' extenuation cord to plug in.
@ 1.53 you can see the deer again (it's huge)
@ 1.54 in the video, you can see the 3 piece setup from behind very well.
1/4" plywood 4'x8' cut into 3 roughly 1'x5'
It's pretty clear how he attached the wood to the 4 stands, using U
bolts (Crown Bolt 5/16 in. x 1-3/8 in. x 2-1/2 in. Coarse Zinc-Plated #
@ 2.48 Tristan admits he's going to have to make some tweaking!
Get the full PDF over at Tristans's blog