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I am looking for recommendations for some web sources for Ultralite arms. I know Marine Camera carries them and I am checking with them, but can anyone recommend any others?

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Grrrrr... can't edit posts!

 

Sorry, they carry TLC arms, not Ultralite...

 

Richard

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I got my ultralight arms from Helix.

 

Cheers

James

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There is a link on the ultralight website page www.ulcs.com to dealers by state.

 

I was shocked and amazed by how much these things cost. My closest dealer is in Idaho, and although I haven't done a price comparison or bought from them yet their estimate was as follows for a 5"-8" combination to fit Ikelite housing:

 

BA-IK fitting: $ 22.95

AD125 Strobe Adapter: $22.95

AC-CS Clamps (3) $22.95 ea.

DB-05 Double Arm $47.95

DB08 Double Arm $47.95

 

Just over $200 plus shipping (in fact they had a little discount to $185) Is this about what I should expect pricewise?

 

What combination of lengths do y'all use and what recommendations do you have?

 

Bob.

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My personal preference is for the ultralight clamps because they "hold tighter." The ultralight's have this rubber "o-ring" on each ball that lets gives the clamps something "squishy" to clamp on.

 

Other than that, the arms war is pretty much the same.

 

I use the same setup as the crazy uncle - 2 x 8" segments on each side. I use a ball adapter on each strobe to give me one more "degree of freedom" though.

 

HTH

James

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Here's what the Ike coolpix 5000 housing looks like with 2 x 8" arm sets:

 

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My personal preference is for the ultralight clamps because they "hold tighter."

 

That's only important for you young guys who swim really, really fast....

 

Richard

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