PVC Light Stand

Discussion in 'Anything DIY Related' started by psycho, 9 May 2007.

  1. psycho

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    Here is my adjustable light stand

    All the 32mm pvc pipe cut to size

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    All the fittings

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    The chain to hang the lights from

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  3. psycho

    psycho Thread Starter

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    Some of the glued pieces

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    Slowly tanking shape

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  5. psycho

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    I can adjust the hight on the MH's buy taking out the nut and bolt and adjusting the hight

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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    well done psycho.nice DIY
     
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    Thanks, it makes life much easier, if I need to work on the thank I just need to remove the stand and all the lights are moved.
     
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    And then my latest invention just clips on it

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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    great pics psycho :)

    I wish someone would tell us the secret on how to cut pvc straight
     
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    Thanks Dean,

    I cut mine with a hecksaw, no secret ! :whistling:
     
  11. Fred

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    orrr... you can use a pipe cutter, 20, 32 mm no problem 40 to 50 mmm I need to get a bigger one;)
     
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    hectic nice
     
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    Dean there's a tool one can buy, bought one yesterday whilst plumbing for the skimmer.

    Psycho nice DIY dude, well done
     
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    Galibore Retired Moderator

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    Nice neat work Psycho. Really well done!!
     
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    :lol:

    Use a mitre box dean....they cost about R30 with a saw at game...
     
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    Nice work Psycho
     
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    Galibore Retired Moderator

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    I've got the R30 ones, they don't work for shit. Then I went out to get an expensive one, about R350. Came home only to find out it doesn't work if you don't bolt it to a workbench (which of course I don't have). Circular saw is your best bet.
     
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    I just screwed it into a big piece of chip board and it workes great....
     
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