So I just got 2 paper roll backgronds for Christmas - now I'm looking for a way to use it. I found this on B&H:
Now, it would be cheaper for me to buy two of these:
...and use a curtan rod as the cross bar. I have one lying around the house. I'm pretty machine shop savvy, so I could make the mounts eaisy enough - plus, I can use it as a light stand if I want, multi purpose. Am I missing something there, is there any inadvisable about this?