Snoot for Alien Bees Strobes - 'The 6 Dollar Snoot' - Page 2
By Ed Baumgarten
Some drinking straws (I used regular old 'carnival' straws, just the plain white ones and they had about a 1/4" internal diameter)
Tube of 'Weatherstripping' adhesive or glue. Found in auto
parts stores or the automotive section of your local big box store. It's a black
rubbery sticky kinda stuff that sticks to just about anything.
A little gaffers tape (or duct tape, whatever works for yea...)
No pvc glue is needed for this project and I'd suggest you not glue any of the fitting to allow for maximum flexibility anyway.
Here's your construction diagram. I'm not gonna insult your
intelligence by telling you in what order the parts go together. No real reason
to bang these parts together too tight, just snug them up so you can remove them
to mod them later if needed. Stack the assembly on top of the 3" coupling and
secure with duct tape around the seam. If you've got a piece of 3" pvc laying
around and want to cut a 1" piece to glue between the coupling and the 3 x 2
adapter, all the better but the duct tape will work just as good if you don't.
(If you use ANY glue at all on this thing, wait a day or two and allow it to air
out well before using on a light to avoid 'overexposing' your first shot with an