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Half-Coupler

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    derekleffew Resident Curmudgeon Senior Team Premium Member

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    Also known as "half-burger," (derived from half-cheeseburger, a term itself derived from cheeseborough).

    A popular attachment device for mounting moving lights, as well as conventional fixtures, onto aluminum truss. One disadvantage is that the full weight of the fixture must be supported until the clamp is tightened.
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    http://www.thelightsource.com/products/10/view

    The clamp pictured above shows a larger, improved wing-nut than what is usually encountered. The thinner, smaller, and more easily bent/broken wing-nut is more common:
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    http://www.doughty-engineering.co.uk/cgi-bin/trolleyed_public.cgi?action=showprod_T57000
     
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2009

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