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ImpactCaster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3)
 
4.0

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (13)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Reliable (6)
  • Consistent (4)

Cons

  • Unreliable (3)

Best Uses

  • Photography (13)
  • Strobe lighting (12)
  • Portraits (10)
  • Artificial lighting (7)
  • Studio (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (14), Semi-pro photographer (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Easy to Install, Smooth Movement

Installed on Norman Impact stands in minutes.
Smmoth movement on hard floor and rug.
Used in a small home studio.
Also, fits my non-Norman light stands.
The only...Read complete review

Installed on Norman Impact stands in minutes.
Smmoth movement on hard floor and rug.
Used in a small home studio.
Also, fits my non-Norman light stands.
The only improvement I could suggest is a slightly larger diameter wheel.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good, but . . .

I have three sets of these casters. They work well, and I would buy them again if I ever needed more, but I have run into two small problems. Fortunately, I was...Read complete review

I have three sets of these casters. They work well, and I would buy them again if I ever needed more, but I have run into two small problems. Fortunately, I was easily able to deal with both.

The first is that the threads on the caster housing are not cut nearly deep enough. When I tighten them down onto the stand's leg, one tiny bit too much tightening results in the steel bolt stripping out the threads on the caster housing, preventing the caster from being securely mounted on the stand. To remedy the problem, I had to tap out the hole to a 1/4-20 thread, and used a corresponding bolt to hold the caster to the stand's leg.

The other problem is that the nut inside the housing that is threaded onto the caster's stem, and which holds the caster itself to the housing loosens easily over a short time. On a recent shoot, I almost have a couple of casters come close to falling out of the housing. I tightened them back up, and put a drop of thread locker on the threads. Hopefully that will fix the problem.

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5.0

Perfect for the Impact Light Stands

By JCO

from New York, NY

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Photography
    • Portraits
    • Strobe Lighting

    Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

    I wish I knew about these casters before. Very often I found myself annoyed because I have to move back and forth the lights and the sandbags make it impossible; so it becomes time consuming or I end up scratching the floor. These casters were the perfect solution to have you light stands in any position at any time very quickly.

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    5.0

    Little Things Mean A Lot

    By GlennOfStuart

    from Stuart, FL

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Strobe Lighting

      Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

      These are one of those silly little purchases that can be a game changer.

      I do a lot of portrait work and typically use a boom with a beauty dish or Octabox on it. Moving that rig every time I wanted to change the light direction was always just a bit more exciting that I like.

      My expectations were that these wheels probably wouldn't work well but I was WRONG. These little jewels work wonderfully. I can now move my stand/boom around easily (concrete and carpet). The only caution is that if you're going to use it on a boomed out stand it can get a little tippy so be careful.

      Other than that they're a great investment.

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      1.0

      To Cheap

      By TraTra

      from Atlanta GA

      About Me Pro Photographer

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      Pros

      • None

      Cons

      • Unreliable

      Best Uses

      • None

      Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

      only rolled on carpet, would not roll on tile or hard wood...Crazy! I think the car get helps guide the wheels.

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      5.0

      Thought these would fit my Impact CStand

      By Ralph

      from NYC

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

          Thought these would fit my Impact C-Stand. They don't :(

          They seem well made and they're very good value for money, but sadly I will be returning them. These are for light stands only.

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          3.0

          Well made, but.....

          By Mark E

          from Mechanicsville, VA

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up

          Cons

          • Unreliable

          Best Uses

          • Artificial Lighting
          • Photography
          • Strobe Lighting

          Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

          I bought these to add to a heavy duty light stand I already had in order to made a more easily transported camera stand. These are heavy, well made casters. There are two problems with them, though. First, the wheels are large enough to roll easily on carpet. Second, the leg angle they support is not low (wide) enough to allow me to fully extend the legs on my light stand. I am still undecided as to whether I am better off with or without these casters. Thus far, I am leaning a little toward better. We will have to see.

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          3.0

          Good, but . . .

          By donrisi

          from Oklahoma City

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Unreliable

          Best Uses

          • Artificial Lighting
          • Photography
          • Portraits
          • Strobe Lighting

          Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

          I have three sets of these casters. They work well, and I would buy them again if I ever needed more, but I have run into two small problems. Fortunately, I was easily able to deal with both.

          The first is that the threads on the caster housing are not cut nearly deep enough. When I tighten them down onto the stand's leg, one tiny bit too much tightening results in the steel bolt stripping out the threads on the caster housing, preventing the caster from being securely mounted on the stand. To remedy the problem, I had to tap out the hole to a 1/4-20 thread, and used a corresponding bolt to hold the caster to the stand's leg.

          The other problem is that the nut inside the housing that is threaded onto the caster's stem, and which holds the caster itself to the housing loosens easily over a short time. On a recent shoot, I almost have a couple of casters come close to falling out of the housing. I tightened them back up, and put a drop of thread locker on the threads. Hopefully that will fix the problem.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Fairly strong, rolls on low carpet

          By Craig

          from Knoghtsen, Ca.

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Photography
            • Portraits
            • Weddings

            Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

            These are okay for light stands (8ft/22mm or smaller). They fit 22mm legs or smaller. The Impact 8ft stands fits in them. Once you put them on hand tight, take a wrench and give them about a 1/4 turn and they'll stay on for good. I'm using them for a boom and they are good. I'm going to buy a couple more sets for my 48" and 36" octagons. They'll handle it fine in the studio. Any larger soft box, I think you will need something more. Also, I will get two sets for my 24" soft boxes for wedding photography. They will do fine, they are not heavy at all, and they roll okay, even on low carpet.

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            5.0

            Just the thing!

            By Gary

            from Wilmington, MA

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            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Reliable
            • Rugged

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Photography
              • Portraits
              • Strobe Lighting
              • Studio

              Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

              These casters fit my 13 foot tripods perfectly (22mm legs). They're well made and seem quite rugged.
              It lets me move my lights around the studio effortlessly with sandbags attached which is very difficut without casters.

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              4.0

              Caster Set works great

              By Tomasino Photos

              from San Antonio, TX

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              Pros

              • Affordable
              • Easy To Set Up

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Photography
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting
                • Studio

                Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                Very affordable and easy to install. I have some generic light stands and these casters fit perfect. I'll buy more as needed.

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                4.0

                Rolling right along

                By Jack

                from Brentwood, CA

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                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Photography
                  • Portraits
                  • Strobe Lighting

                  Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                  These caseters make placing a light in the right spot so much easier. They fit perfectly on my light stand. I should have bought them sooner.

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                  5.0

                  Excellent Quality at a reasonable price

                  By John G

                  from Las Vegas, NV

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Strobe Lighting

                    Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                    Using on a pair of Bowens light stands
                    Easy to install and Adjust
                    Soft wheels track well on laminate floor as well as muslin

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                    5.0

                    A very useful product !

                    By Julien

                    from Qc,Canada

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Very Useful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Photography
                      • Strobe Lighting
                      • Video

                      Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                      Super to convert light stands on wheels !

                      Love it !

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Work great if you install them properly

                      By photobyzj

                      from New England

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Artificial Lighting
                        • Photography
                        • Portraits
                        • Strobe Lighting
                        • Weddings

                        Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                        Make sure you tight them really good! otherwise they will come loose, and your lightstand might fall down when you try to move it.

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                        5.0

                        Easily Installation, worked great

                        By Jaeger Shots

                        from San Francisco, CA

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Artificial Lighting
                          • Photography

                          Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                          Installed these on my new JTL light stands in a couple of minutes. They fit perfectly and work great. I continue to be impressed with the quality and price of the Impact product line!

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                          4.0

                          Missing parts

                          By Image Zone

                          from Albuquerque, NM

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Moving light stands

                            Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                            I received the casters and found they were probably used or returned. The casters were disassembled and partially reassembled with the compression shims missing. I contacted B&H and they shipped me a new set at No Charge, no complaint and no hassle. The new set of casters are definately new and unused. Thank you B&H Customer service.

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                            5.0

                            Rock and Roll

                            By gargreen

                            from colorado

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Set Up

                            Cons

                            • None yet

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                              These casters were just what I needed for my second light. Fit my light stand perfectly. I am thinking of ordering another set. May not be as nice if you have carpet that is medium to heavy.

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                              2.0

                              CASTERS WORK, BUT ARE VERY UNSTABLE!

                              By Ken

                              from El Cajon, CA

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up

                              Cons

                              • Unstable when moving lite

                              Best Uses

                              • Studio

                              Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                              The casters fit many of my light stands, but attach at a 45 degree angle and swivel with a great deal of instability.

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                              5.0

                              I would buy it again

                              By sam

                              from Houston/TX

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Consistent

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Artificial Lighting

                                Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                                Professional work.
                                Very useful in moving and adjusting the stand.
                                Dont has break.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Easy to Install, Smooth Movement

                                By RJS Photo Images

                                from Woolwich, ME

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Consistent
                                • Easy Setup
                                • Lightweight
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                • Small diameter wheel

                                Best Uses

                                • Artificial Lighting
                                • Photography
                                • Portraits
                                • Strobe Lighting

                                Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                                Installed on Norman Impact stands in minutes.
                                Smmoth movement on hard floor and rug.
                                Used in a small home studio.
                                Also, fits my non-Norman light stands.
                                The only improvement I could suggest is a slightly larger diameter wheel.

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                                • No

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                                4.0

                                Great Product

                                By C-Sqaured Photography

                                from Los Angeles

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy Setup
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Artificial Lighting
                                  • Photography
                                  • Portraits
                                  • Strobe Lighting

                                  Comments about Impact Caster Set for Light Stands with 22mm Tubular Leg Ends (Set of 3):

                                  I use it with the Insight light stands and it works great

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                                  • No

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