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Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs

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Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs

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The Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight is a 15 lb painted iron counter balance weight for use with 90417 yoke assembly, or any heavy duty boom or light stand.

Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs
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    Manfrotto022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs
     
    4.8

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

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    • 4 Stars

       

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    • 3 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Consistent (3)
    • Easy to set up (3)
    • Reliable (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Strobe lighting (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (3), Semi-pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

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    5.0

    It Is What It Does

    By Freeman

    from Durham, NC

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Artificial Lighting
      • Photography
      • Strobe Lighting

      Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

      15lbs sturdy clamp,just fits my Matthews Mini Boom.

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      5.0

      Just a counter balance - works fine

      By Brad C

      from Morgantown, WV

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Portraits

        Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

        Got the 15lb and 3lb counter balance weights. No frills. I have the smaller Manfrotto boom and it works as expected. Glad I got the 15lb vs the 10. Hope this helps.

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        5.0

        Perfect Solution for Rolling Light Stand

        By Rusty

        from Dallas Fort Worth, TX

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Assisting Gravity

          Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

          My Rolling Light Stand, Manfrotto 231CS gets a little top heavy when I attach a laptop tray, teleprompter monitor with arm and a light. Sandbags work, but are a little sloppy on a rolling stand. This weight is a nice clean solution that gives me the confidence the stand will stay upright.

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          5.0

          Added accessory

          By Rwong

          from Edmonton, Alberta

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Artificial Lighting
            • Strobe Lighting

            Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

            I purchased this item for my Manfrotto 025B super boom that I purchased recently. I know that the super boom came with the same counter weight but using softboxes and modifiers required additional weight. Having two weights will balance the majority of the strobes/light modifiers I have. I like the ease of adjusting that I purchased one for my 420 combi boom

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            5.0

            well made for what it is

            By Ryuji @ Beaupix Studio

            from Boston, MA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Strobe Lighting
              • Studio

              Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

              I use this on Manfrotto column stand to stabilize. This stand isn't easy to stabilize with a sand bag or a jug of water, due it its construction, but this weight works nicely - just attach to one of the legs.

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              5.0

              HEAVY!!

              By PRINCE&PEARL

              from New Jersey

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy Setup
              • Heavy Duty

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Strobe Lighting
                • Studio

                Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

                I am currently using this as a counter-balance on an aluminum boom stand. I have to say "OVERKILL". I would lean towards a lighter version for such a use. I think I'll get a heavier duty boom stand to accommodate this bad boy.

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                4.0

                Precision and flexibility

                By Jon Winters

                from Houston, TX

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Durable
                • Easy Setup
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • Finish

                Best Uses

                • Strobe Lighting

                Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

                I've got to be honest here. If you're looking to save money this is not the counter balance for you. Sandbags are far less expensive.

                Having said that I like this weight because it clamps on to your stand or boom and stays put without swinging around. This is nice if you're moving your stand around a lot on location.

                Handle with respect. Drop this one on your foot and you're likely to break some bones.

                The finish is paint and it can and will scratch things if you're not careful how you transport it. Suggested improvement would be a rubber coating like you see on some nicer models of dumb-bells.

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                5.0

                good counterwieght

                By DC

                from Princeton, MN

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

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                  Cons

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                      Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

                      good counterweight. I use it with the Bogen steel base convertable boom stand. I have to use an additional 7 lb counterweight sometimes. So you may want to think about getting a larger weight or additional weight if you are going to use it with the same boom stand depending on what kind of light you are going to put on it.

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                      4.0

                      i own two of these now...

                      By rk

                      from royal oak, mi

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attach Securely
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                      • Harsh Color

                      Best Uses

                      • Special Events

                      Comments about Manfrotto 022 Counter Balance Weight - 15 lbs:

                      don't really have anything to compare it to except for the makeshift counterweights i've "created" in the past... but it gets the job done and looks a lot nicer.

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