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Assistance needed in creating a stop motion rig from a Helping Hand tool

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Jul 9. 1 Reply

The rig is about 98% ready, but the big problem is what to use as a stabilizer for my action figures. The alligator plier-thing, mind you, is automatically ruled out. Ideally, I would like to have my…Continue

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Best wire rigging for a 6 inch action figure

Started this discussion. Last reply by StopmoNick Jun 17, 2017. 1 Reply

Right now, I am working with 24 gauge aluminum wire, but I discovered that it's far too weak to hold my action figure up, even with a weight plate stabilizing it. I'm thinking about using a (twisted)…Continue

Variable ND filter as a replacement for light dimmer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Moody Jun 2, 2017. 6 Replies

My lighting setup doesn't have any dimmable light to speak of so I was hoping that this would work as a viable option should the time come. Any supporting or dissuading thoughts?

 

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StopmoNick replied to KK Akuoku's discussion Assistance needed in creating a stop motion rig from a Helping Hand tool
"I would put the pivot point as close to the actual puppet (or action figure) as possible so it can turn on it's own axis.  I don't use action figures, so with my rigs there is a ball soldered onto a rod, and the rod goes into the…"
Jul 9
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Assistance needed in creating a stop motion rig from a Helping Hand tool

The rig is about 98% ready, but the big problem is what to use as a stabilizer for my action figures. The alligator plier-thing, mind you, is automatically ruled out. Ideally, I would like to have my stabilizer have a similar design structure to the one featured in the attached photo, a flat surface to place strong double sided tape onto it so I can attach it to the figure’s/model’s back. Not being a welder, of course, I cannot create my own from scratch. So I was wondering if any of you can…See More
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