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bulb wattage for home made fluorescent?
Old 01-20-2007, 04:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just how much wattage per bulb does one need to build a "RG's Home Depot" light rig. I was thinking about making one, but make it hexagon or octogon shape.
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Just how much wattage per bulb does one need to build a "RG's Home Depot" light rig. I was thinking about making one, but make it hexagon or octogon shape.
They are 40watt bulbs, 2 per shop light unit. Here is a photo of one made with two by fours (and showing a close up of the bulb).




RG just uses tape and two heavy duty light stands.

Be sure to get bulbs that are around 5600K to get the best results.

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