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Gary FongUniversal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal
 
4.3

(based on 8 reviews)

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86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Adjustable (5)
  • Strong construction (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Stable (3)
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    • Pro photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

Very sturdy strap system

By cameradan

from Rancho Cordova, CA

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adjustable
  • Comfortable
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Stabilizing

    Comments about Gary Fong Universal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal:

    Bought this as replacement for one that was in a camera bag that was stolen from me. You definitely need this if your going to use either the Universal Lightsphere or the Powersnoot. Can probably be used with other brands that don't provide anything for their products (other than Velcro tabs).

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Quality replacement mounting system

    By cameradan454

    from Rancho Cordova

    Comments about Gary Fong Universal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal:

    Bought this one to replace the mounting kit that was in my camera bag of equipment that was stolen while on location. You really need this if you're going to use the Lightsphere Universal system or Power Snoot in order to keep it secure on your flash head.

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    5.0

    Fong products are great!

    By Joan DC

    from Washington, DC

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adjustable
    • Does not Chafe
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Gary Fong Universal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal:

        I've just started using the Gary Fong Lightsphere, both the Universal and the Collapsible. I purchased the replacement items just in case.

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        4.0

        So far, so good!

        By KJ

        from Grand Rapids, MI

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Gary Fong Universal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal:

        I bought my Fong diffuser used and it didn't come with a mount kit. For the last couple of years I have just been using random rubber bands to keep it on, not the most aesthetic solution... especially in front of clients.

        I had a credit on my account that was going to expire. This purchase was a way to use it up. I haven't used the rubber bands, but I am really happy so far with the velcro strap. I can't believe it took me this long to get. I definitely won't go without it again!

        I think the price is somewhat fair, not a steal by any means, but fair. I would rather the kit came with two velcro straps and less rubber bands, which is why I gave it 4 stars.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Mounting Kit

        By AEON Design

        from Sioux Falls, SD

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

        • Price

        Best Uses

        • Stabilizing

        Comments about Gary Fong Universal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal:

        I have these for a backup for my Gary Fong Lightspere diffuser. Simple product - Simple great results - does what it does, keeps my lightsphere on my Canon 580ex II!!

        A little pricy for a few rubber bands and a velcro strap though!

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        • No

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        2.0

        MOUNTING KIT CAN BE IMPROVED

        By HANK

        from FORT LAUDERDALE FLORIDA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable

        Cons

        • Difficult to Attach

        Best Uses

        • Stabilizing

        Comments about Gary Fong Universal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal:

        THE RUBBER BANDS ARE A NEEDED PRODUCT TO HOLD THE SPHERE,THE PRBLM IS THAT IT'S MADE OF RUBBER,IT BREAKS EASILY AFTER A FEW USAGE,GARY NEEDS TO INVENT SOMETHING STRONGER!! POSSIBLY A CLAMP OF SOMETYPE.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Get's you back in the game...

        By AJ

        from Gilbert, AZ

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Gary Fong Universal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal:

            After time thing wear out. Its nice to know you can replace them when they do. This set works as the original did as well as offering a few extra rubber bands. They are nice to have in the bag...Just in case!

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            4.0

            Not just for the Fong

            By neilvan

            from Coquitlam, BC, Canada

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Pack
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Gary Fong Universal Mounting Kit for WhaleTail, Origami & Lightsphere-Universal:

                A little expensive for a few rubber bands and some velcro but it works.

                I use these to help mounting my Lumiquest products to my flash head. I also find it useful to mount my Better Beamer flash extender.

                Nice soft rubber with the elastics, seems like it will last a while...

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