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Bracket for Kacey Beauty Dish?

 
jmaher
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I am thinking about purchasing a Kacey Beauty Dish and I am not sure I need the bracket they sell. I have A Cheetah 24 softbox and was thinking about using the bracket from that. Would that work? It would make it a less expensive option.

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I assume you using speedlites. Get the kacey bracket.

Jun 08, 2011 09:57

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m.shalaby
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I use the Cheetah Stand one, and ordered the Kacey Beauty Dish with a Bowens mount.

The Cheetah Stand bracket is excellent.

Jun 08, 2011 09:58 as a reply to bobbyz's post 1 minute earlier.



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I know of two other brackets. I have two of the Strobies brackets from iNterfit. I also have a 16" BD in a Bowens mount. The other bracket is very similar to the one I have but it only has a lower support whereas the Strobies has full support top bottom and rear. I even bought a couple of speed rings for the Bowen mount. I haven't purchased the softboxes I want yet.

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Thanks for your responses. The Kacey bracket looks good as does the separate Cheetah one. However I am in a less is more frame of mine. The bracket that comes with the Cheetah Q Box 24 seems to work well and has 4 bolts hols that look standard. Is there any reason this couldn't be used for both?

Jun 08, 2011 15:52



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Not sure how much the Kacey dish weights but I doubt the Q box bracket is intended to hold up that weight. The Kacey bracket seems a much better choice with the Cheetah Pro bracket a close second.

Jun 08, 2011 16:35

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jmaher wrote in post #12559324external link
Thanks for your responses. The Kacey bracket looks good as does the separate Cheetah one. However I am in a less is more frame of mine. The bracket that comes with the Cheetah Q Box 24 seems to work well and has 4 bolts hols that look standard. Is there any reason this couldn't be used for both?

Nope; won't work. The holes in the QBox24 bracket are spaced approximately 107mm apart. The holes in Jerry Kacey's BD and, of course, his bracket are spaced approximately 135mm apart.

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m.shalaby wrote in post #12557630external link
I use the Cheetah Stand one, and ordered the Kacey Beauty Dish with a Bowens mount.

The Cheetah Stand bracket is excellent.

You ordered it and it works or you ordered it and havent received it yet? Im intereted in this as well. I want a BD but the Kacey bracket, while Im sure is nice, is quite pricey.

Jun 08, 2011 21:21

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JakAHearts wrote in post #12560936external link
You ordered it and it works or you ordered it and havent received it yet? Im intereted in this as well. I want a BD but the Kacey bracket, while Im sure is nice, is quite pricey.

my personal experice with both are they are great items. they work very well together.

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m.shalaby wrote in post #12562750external link
my personal experice with both are they are great items. they work very well together.

Cool, thank ya! :D

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