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Matthews Hollywood Head and Arm - 40"

B&H # MAHWHA40 MFR # 655040
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You Pay: $57.95

The head on these arms now feature two holes 3/8" and 5/8", eliminating confusion. New castings offer positive lock in all directions. The strongest and most popular Grip Head in the industry.

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MatthewsHollywood Head, Arm - 40"
 
5.0

(based on 10 reviews)

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Pros

  • Durable (9)
  • Long-lasting (5)
  • Attaches securely (4)
  • Good power output (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General purpose (5)
    • Portraits (5)
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      • Pro photographer (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    5.0

    The real deal

    By SMP

    from Florida

    Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

    It's the same stuff Ive used on every motion picture. I trust it and it with stands a beating.

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    5.0

    Even More Flexibility

    By Howard the Human

    from Mount Laurel, NJ

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attaches Securely
    • Durable
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Portraits

      Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

      Once you start using Matthews stands, it's hard to stop, and the Hollywood Head with the 40" arm works great on top of a C-stand or other heavy duty stand.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Heavy Duty Grip Essential

      By Mike from Nashville

      from Nashville, TN

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Long-Lasting
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • 1000w Arri Type Lights
        • Large Flags
        • Large Reflectors
        • Steadycam Sled Wcamera

        Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

        Attached to my old C-Stand it holds my flags, reflector and work clothes for drying (not all at the same time).

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        5.0

        Another Great Matthews Product

        By NRG

        from Toronto Canada

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Output
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Night Photography
          • Photojournalism
          • Portraits

          Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

          I bought these for a shoot I am working on, The quality of Matthews is amazing.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Get the Best

          By Doug

          from Richmond, VA

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Video production

            Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

            I bought this head/arm combo to replace a cheaper one I got with an off-brand C-Stand. The cheaper arm & head refused to stay locked, regardless of how the stand was used, oriented, or whether I had a 3rd party friction plate installed.

            This combination locks solid, and is easy to use with nice, big handgrips. Should have gotten them the first time around...

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            5.0

            It works.

            By The Grumpy Shamrock

            from Los Angeles

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

                Easy to review stuff that is simple and just works. What else is there to say.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Best Arm on the Market

                By Bob

                from Milford, CT

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Pros

                • Cut To Length If Needed
                • Durable
                • Lightweight
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Portraits

                  Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

                  I love the Matthews Hollywood arm because it is made of stainless steel. Not only will it take a beating and last forever, you can cut the bar.

                  I have a Tenba 38" rolling bag. I cut my arms to 36" and keep the remaining 4" piece as a pencil point for the other end.

                  Love these bars!

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                  5.0

                  A Fine Product

                  By Marlin S

                  from St. Louis, MO

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

                    The product works as expected with good flexibility and solid locking.

                    If you are using this for a strobe head don't forget to order the pin.

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                    5.0

                    Works great with Alien Bee's and boxes.

                    By FR8Dog

                    from Dallas, TX

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

                      Use it to hold alien bee's with modifier on my light stands. Very light but strong. Was ready to work when it arrived. Make sure you buy a pin for it if you want to use it with Bee's.

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                      5.0

                      Same excellent quality

                      By Mike A

                      from Austin, TX

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attaches Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Good Color Value
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use

                        Comments about Matthews Hollywood Head, Arm - 40":

                        Bought this to replace and arm that was lost/stolen on set. Same quality Matthews always puts out.

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