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Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura)

B&H # IMSB5B Mfr # SB-5B
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Product Highlights
  • Two Wings
  • Hand Strap

Impact sandbags come in a variety of shapes and weights. They are used for securing the bases of light stands and set walls. This Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura) saddle style sandbag has two wings, to allow draping over light stand legs. Each side of the bag has a hand strap for easy handling and hanging on hooks.

Outer shell is water resistant, heavy duty cordura nylon, inner shell is polypropylene.
Handles on both sides are heavy duty polypropylene with a military style sewn box and cross for extra strength.
Weight 5 lb (2.3kg)
Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura)
  • 1 Year Warranty
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    ImpactSaddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura)
     
    4.6

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (9)
    • Long-lasting (5)
    • Good power output (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoors (6)
      • General purpose (5)
      • Indoors (4)
      • Outdoor events / games (4)
      • Low light (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (7)

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      4.0

      It Just Works

      By Frankie

      from Tarrytown, NY

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits

        Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

        I use this on a small light stand with standard shoot-through umbrella. It may not withstand hurricane-force winds, but it has helped me out in moderate winds.It was small enough that I even shoved it in my camera bag.The only con might be the price. A 10, even a 15 dollar price point would have made this a better value. But if you're in a pinch like I was and need it for a shoot, pick one up. Better than poking your subject's eye out!

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        5.0

        Great

        By Chai

        from Upstate NY

        Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

        Mini, compact and easy!

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        4.0

        Does the job, but...

        By Fearless Photog

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

            This is the first sandbag I have purchased, and I wasn't sure how it would arrive.This compact sandbag comes filled and stitched closed, and it is ready to use.I like the simplicity and convenience of the design.......

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            • No

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            5.0

            Useful.

            By Matt Blasing

            from Albuquerque, NM

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                Great for securing top-heavy hairlights. I use them often. Nylon is good quality too.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Saddle Sandbag

                By haasrw1031

                from Gainesville, FL

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoors
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                  Using to weigh down lightstands when using Speedlites outside in windy conditions.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Perfect sandbag

                  By Brian

                  from Saginaw, MI

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Low Light
                    • Night Time
                    • Outdoors
                    • Portraits
                    • Special Events

                    Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                    They do what they're supposed to do. I was going to get something heavier, but these are perfect for a stand with a flash on it.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great Sandbag!

                    By kt2083

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors
                      • Low Light
                      • Night Time
                      • Outdoors
                      • Special Events

                      Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                      I use this bag with my reflector holder and is well worth the money over and over!! No cons, Great Value, and High Quality!

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                      4.0

                      Heavyweight contender

                      By SLR_guy

                      from San Diego, Ca.

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Long-Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors
                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                        These bags are a nice, low-tech solution to tall boomstands or lightstands. I use these down low on my light stands to steady them inside & outside. The booms also benefit when you can place a hook at the end and hang this as your counter-weight for a light or large reflector in. They keep the wind from knocking over your equipment outisde. They each weigh 5 lbs, so if you have many, your overall carry case weight may have almost doubled. I was debating whether to get the empty weight bags and only fill them as I need them on location with water or sand. But I heard those tend to leak after short periods of usage.

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                        4.0

                        Perfect size for a camera tripod.

                        By EDOG 3

                        from New Jersey

                        About Me Semi-Professional

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Home
                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Studio
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                          Not too big and not too small. This is good for those times you seek just a little bit more stability without adding too much more weight to your tripod.

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                          5.0

                          Durable and Easy to Grasp

                          By Tom

                          from Washington State

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attach Securely
                          • Durable
                          • Long-Lasting

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Low Light
                            • Outdoors
                            • Special Events

                            Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                            I use many of these bags for weighting Impact boom stands with reflector holders. These are very durable and these do not leak sand.

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                            4.0

                            Great buy

                            By tenderbuttons

                            from Brooklyn, NY

                            Verified Buyer

                            Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                            Nice small sandbag for portable systems. Not enough weight for windy situations, but great for portability and lighter systems.

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Does what it should

                            By 117productions

                            from Oregon

                            About Me Professional

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Powerful

                            Cons

                            • None found yet

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use

                            Comments about Impact Saddle Sandbag - 5 lb (Black Cordura):

                            If you need a cheap sandbag that works. Go with this one. Thanks B&H for coming thought all the time.

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