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Matthews C Stand / Grip Stand 40 inch Kit 756040

SKU: 756040

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Matthews C Stand / Grip Stand 40 inch includes Grip Head and Grip Arm, Sliding Leg, 756040 for holding lights, flags, nets, scrims.

A sliding leg or "stair leg" c-stand makes it easy to set a grip stand on stairs or uneven ground. Keep your stand vertical by simply sliding the one leg that moves to the correct level. Always use a sandbag or shotbag to secure your stand.

Century Stands or "C" stands are an important component in the image maker's arsenal of tools. The term "Century Stand" goes back to the early days of motion picture production. Before the introduction of artificial lighting, the stages would revolve to allow for continuous overhead lighting from the sun. Large reflectors would be positioned to bounce back or kick the overhead light up onto the stage and illuminate the set and actors. These reflectors were made in many sizes, but it seems the most popular was the 100 inch or "Century" sized reflector. In later years, studios, grips and gaffers began to manufacture the earliest versions of what we now call C Stands. The original C Stands had welded bases that did not fold up or adjust, but the fact that they easily nested together made them invaluable on stages and sets. In 1974 Matthews Studio Equipment introduced the industry's first adjustable C Stand. C Stand is a registered trademark of Matthews Studio Equipment. Matthews now produces a wide range of C Stands and related accessories to assist the motion picture, television and photographic professional in lighting and lighting modification support.



Footprint: 27.5"/699mm

Weight: 16lbs

Min/Max Height: 53"/126.5", 1346mm/3213mm (w/o griphead & arm)

Load Capacity: 22lbs/10kg

Finish: Chrome

**Apple Box (shown in photo) NOT Included**

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By Brian
Portland, OR
Amazing Value
February 22, 2016
I can't find used stands for this price. It is the highest quality and a great value.
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