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Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long

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The Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter is a 50mm long stud adapter that has a threaded 3/8" female socket at the bottom, and a 5/8" stud at the top.

Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long
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    Manfrotto186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long
     
    4.8

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    90%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (8)
    • Attaches securely (4)
    • Long-lasting (4)
    • Attach securely (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General purpose (8)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (4), Semi-pro photographer (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Best for Managing Background Light

      Saturday, March 28, 2009

      I use a no longer needed as a tripod heavy-duty Manfrotto tripod equipped with Manfrotto boom and counter-weight to hold a White-Lightning X1600 monolight equipped with a...Read complete review

      Saturday, March 28, 2009

      I use a no longer needed as a tripod heavy-duty Manfrotto tripod equipped with Manfrotto boom and counter-weight to hold a White-Lightning X1600 monolight equipped with a modified snoot to light my backgrounds for table-top product photography.

      The top of the Manfrotto tripod (Did I mention that the tripod rides on a heavy duty dolly?) has a standard 3/8" threaded male stud. The above mentioned 'Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter' allows me to safely secure light and boom to the tripod.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      used to mount backdrop

      I am a novice when it comes to lighting and back drops. I purchased 2 of these adapters to be able to mount a back drop bar on a wall. The male end of...Read complete review

      I am a novice when it comes to lighting and back drops. I purchased 2 of these adapters to be able to mount a back drop bar on a wall. The male end of the adapter was a little to large for the bar holes. I had to have them lathed just a tad. they work great now.

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      5.0

      Perfect for studio light on a monopod

      By Jacob Hixson

      from Missoula, MT

      Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

      I bought this adapter for an assistant to utilize a battery packed studio light on my monopod. Product is sturdy and does just what I wanted it to do. Great product. I'll buy more when the need arises.

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      4.0

      works great with Arri

      By Photog Mickey

      from New England

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Good Color Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use

        Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

        My Arri lights mount to this, however, my Mole Richardson lights to not set all the way onto the stud.

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        5.0

        Quick light mount fix

        By Rick

        from New York, NY.

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Flexble Utility

        Cons

        • NONE

        Best Uses

        • General Use

        Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

        I was looking for a compact low profile light fixture mount for a small diameter rail system that I was making. I was not finding what I wanted and figured I would just make a mount and then I happened to notice this Manfrotto piece. It is easily mated to any standard split collar pipe mount that has a 3/8-16 female mounting hole. These can be found in any hardware or home project store that carries pumbing suppies. I modified the collar by inverting the clamping screws and using wing nuts to create clamping tension and a short 3/8-16 all thread to mate the Manfrotto piece. Worked great and has a very minimal low profile.It is a great piece to have in your rigging kit. I plan to buy a few more.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Works as Designed

        By lizardscl

        from Harrisburg, PA

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Durable
        • Long-Lasting
        • Powerful

        Cons

        • NONE

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Lighting

        Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

        Attached this to a 3/8-16 to 1/4-20 Reducer to attach a Umbrella/Lighting Adapter to a monopod.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Indispensable adapter...

        By Tony

        from St-Barth

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Good Color Value
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors
          • Outdoors
          • Special Events

          Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

          Unfortunately we should not buy this genre of part if certain accessories were totally compatible. It is not the case, thus fortunately that there are these adapters.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Just what I needed

          By Andrew

          from Greensboro, NC

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Portraits

            Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

            Needed a 5/8 stud to mount my lights on a Photogenics rail system. Perfect solution. Used some loctite to make sure they don't unthread as the lights are moving around.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            3.0

            used to mount backdrop

            By SCF Sound Guy

            from Ventura, Can.

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

              I am a novice when it comes to lighting and back drops. I purchased 2 of these adapters to be able to mount a back drop bar on a wall. The male end of the adapter was a little to large for the bar holes. I had to have them lathed just a tad. they work great now.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Does what its supposed to do

              By Sound Mixer

              from Toronto, ON

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use

                Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

                I use this on the end of a microphone boom pole to hold an antenna mast. Very well made at does what you need it to do.

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                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Works great

                By Nick

                from D.c.

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attach Securely
                • Durable
                • Long-Lasting

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

                    Use it to mount a light on a monopod. Works great.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Its a stud what more can you say.

                    By Timeless Expressions

                    from Adrian MI

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attach Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Long-Lasting

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use

                      Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

                      It works.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      When you can't find it, B&H has it

                      By Burnny

                      from Minneapolis, MN

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attach Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Long-Lasting

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Indoors
                        • Outdoors

                        Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

                        Adapter to connect Easy Box Soft Box the a MonoPod for field use

                        Takes up no space in the camera bag

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                        • No

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                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Best for Managing Background Light

                        By DeeZer In San Jose

                        from San Jose, CA USA

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Safe secure solution

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Manfrotto 186 Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter - 50mm Long:

                            Saturday, March 28, 2009

                            I use a no longer needed as a tripod heavy-duty Manfrotto tripod equipped with Manfrotto boom and counter-weight to hold a White-Lightning X1600 monolight equipped with a modified snoot to light my backgrounds for table-top product photography.

                            The top of the Manfrotto tripod (Did I mention that the tripod rides on a heavy duty dolly?) has a standard 3/8" threaded male stud. The above mentioned 'Female Threaded 3/8" to Male 5/8" Stud Adapter' allows me to safely secure light and boom to the tripod.

                            Share this review

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