umbrella or softbox for travelling?

Started Apr 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
Clueless Wanderer
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Re: umbrella or softbox for travelling?
In reply to littlegrumpy, Apr 21, 2013

littlegrumpy wrote:

thanks, chasg and clueless wanderer, for the replies. really helpful.
good to hear that i can fold the ezybox much smaller than they officially say. will try it out!!
so i can basically do what is shown in this video?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=5_TTzab7DEI
how big are the chances that i will break my softbox??

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Yeah man, you got it right (you tube)
Its all about restistance. It will resist you a little, show it who's boss But if its resisting you hard, don't force too much. Personally, I have found that the extreeme fold can twist the ribs inside the material of the wings/leading edge, but are easily coaxed back. To try and improve longevity of the Ezybox I make sure I always fold it the same way each time, using the logo badge as reference to the orientation ..

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