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Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight

B&H # MA2927 Mfr # 062-2
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The Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight helps to secure the tail end of a roll of background paper as it lays on the floor. It comes in two sections, for 4' and 9' width rolls of paper.

Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight
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    Manfrotto062-2 Background Paper Counterweight
     
    4.4

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    80%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (6)
    • Attaches securely (4)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors (5)
      • Portraits (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (4), Semi-pro photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (7)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      tough to use at first, but worth it

      Maybe this thing will break in after a while---it's hard to force the plastic section over the paper and aluminum core at first. I suggest letting the plastic piece extend past the...Read complete review

      Maybe this thing will break in after a while---it's hard to force the plastic section over the paper and aluminum core at first. I suggest letting the plastic piece extend past the end of the core (and paper) on the ends by at least an inch; you won't miss the coverage in the middle of a 9 foot roll. Then you will have something you can grab onto when it's time to remove the plastic semi-sleeve.

      Once in place, it becomes both a weight that prevents curling, and keeps the end of the paper from tearing. It's also a handle by which to grasp the paper to pull a bit more off the roll. The instructions were not helpful.

      This thing is very helpful in lessening needless damage to paper, esp. in an educational setting where some users are not wise in the way of handling background paper set-ups.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      not that great

      It works well but also did my electrical pipe and it only cost $

      It works well but also did my electrical pipe and it only cost $

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      5.0

      Works as Expected

      By Jesse At Jesse Rinka Dot Com

      from New York

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors

        Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

        I was tired of using clamps and other methods to keep the seamless paper hanging neatly from the background pole. This is the perfect solution. It's not the easiest to attach to the paper roll but once it's on there, it's not going anywhere and makes rolling the paper back up easier as well.

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        5.0

        Just what was needed

        By GrizzlyAK

        from Eagle River, AK

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

              Tired of seamless paper curl, or problems unrolling the paper. This is just what you need. Simple and effective.

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              5.0

              Manfrotto 062-2 background counterweight

              By Chris

              from Virginia

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable
              • Good Color Value
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

                I use these on 9 feet seamless background paper. It is easy to put on and it does the job well. I recommend it.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Works perfect!!

                By Pacorro

                from Mason, OH

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attaches Securely
                • Durable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Little expensive

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors

                Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

                I have this one set on a seamless paper of 107 and it helps a lot with the background setup. You may need help to set it up on the big roll but should be able to do it alone on a shorter roll. It's heavy enough to work fine. May be a little expensive but it does the work.

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                3.0

                not that great

                By Martyplay

                from Québec, Canada

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits
                    • Special Events

                    Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

                    It works well but also did my electrical pipe and it only cost $

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                    • No

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                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    It's not Heavy enough

                    By Mehrdad

                    from Toronto ON / CANADA

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                    • Weak

                    Best Uses

                    • Indoors
                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

                    Does the job!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Excellent product

                    By epenrod

                    from Chicago area, IL

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoors

                      Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

                      For anyone that has a chain drive system for paper backdrops, this is an essential component. It snaps easily onto the bottom of the roll and allows the photographer to roll and unroll the paper by themselves. Great product.

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Love these!

                      By iambarefoot

                      from Portland Oregon

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

                          I bought these because I hated the way my paper would continuously unroll. I had tried a number of ways to stop it...wish I would have found these earlier.

                          I read the reviews and was a little hesitant because a few people mentioned that they were hard to put on. But I think they were super simple! And they work just as I had hoped they would.

                          Kimberly

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                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          tough to use at first, but worth it

                          By Jon Barber

                          from Cambridge, NY

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Improves Performance

                          Cons

                          • Difficult To Use

                          Best Uses

                          • Studio backgrounds

                          Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

                          Maybe this thing will break in after a while---it's hard to force the plastic section over the paper and aluminum core at first. I suggest letting the plastic piece extend past the end of the core (and paper) on the ends by at least an inch; you won't miss the coverage in the middle of a 9 foot roll. Then you will have something you can grab onto when it's time to remove the plastic semi-sleeve.

                          Once in place, it becomes both a weight that prevents curling, and keeps the end of the paper from tearing. It's also a handle by which to grasp the paper to pull a bit more off the roll. The instructions were not helpful.

                          This thing is very helpful in lessening needless damage to paper, esp. in an educational setting where some users are not wise in the way of handling background paper set-ups.

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                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Good product. Very useful.

                          By EA Photographics

                          from Hershey, PA

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Improves Performance

                          Cons

                          • Difficult To Use

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Manfrotto 062-2 Background Paper Counterweight:

                            I found this a bit difficult to dis-assemble at first, but once separated, it was easy to use and very helpful in securing the end of the paper and prevented the inevitable curling. I would recommend this to those that are tired of using weights or light stands to keep the end of the roll in place...

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