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ImpactPosing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm)
 
4.0

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (15)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Portable (6)
  • Good color value (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (12)
    • General purpose (7)
    • Indoors (7)
    • Studio (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (11), Semi-pro photographer (6), Experienced (5), Photo enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (17)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Nut for Clamp is Correct for Mine

    Mine was delivered early March 2009 and the nut everyone talks about was correct, it fit perfectly. My additional comments: The height adjustment is pneumatic and it is hard to move the table...Read complete review

    Mine was delivered early March 2009 and the nut everyone talks about was correct, it fit perfectly. My additional comments: The height adjustment is pneumatic and it is hard to move the table up and down. When you try hard, the center shaft separates from the base legs. The bottom of the center shaft does not screw into the base legs, it's just pushed tightly into a big hole, so it will pull out. You have to extend the shaft by holding the bottom part of the shaft. BUT, there is a large adjustment bolt at the bottom of the shaft and if you lossen it, the pneumatic backpressure can be made less. Also, I was expecting to be able to use it without the roller feet, with just legs flat on the floor. But this is not possible because when the center shaft is pushed into the base hole it extends down too far and the roller feet must be attached. Otherwise this product does exactly what it is designed for, help posing.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good table for the price if you can fix it

    The table is nice and solid. A five-caster base with asingle pneumatic cylinder and a smooth table surface. Thecasters are made of plastic, but they roll decently and havelockdown tabs to immobilize the...Read complete review

    The table is nice and solid. A five-caster base with asingle pneumatic cylinder and a smooth table surface. Thecasters are made of plastic, but they roll decently and havelockdown tabs to immobilize the table. The pneumaticcylinder prevents the table from crashing down in the caseof a mishap, but its action is very sticky and requires alot of effort to raise and lower.

    Expertise: Experienced

    Problems Encountered: Construction for the most part was a breeze. The last step,however, required a bit of engineering ingenuity. The clampfor the pneumatic cylinder is a simple bolt and nutconstruction. The nut has to stay put in the clamp while thebolt turns. The problem is that the hole for the nut is toosmall. I returned my first copy of this table thinking thatthere was a manufacturing defect. After having received mysecond table, I realize that it is a design defect. I can'tbelieve Impact designs and mass produces a table withoutbothering to see if it can actually be assembled.Never fear, though, you can do what I did: Screw the nuthalfway down the length of the bolt and heat the nut with aflame torch. After about 30 seconds of heating, stick thebolt and nut into the hole in the clamp and press the nutinto the plastic. Press the nut as it melts into the plasticuntil the nut lies flush with the surface. Thread the boltthrough to ensure proper alignment before the plasticsolidifies.Once that's done, you have a nice table for a decent price.

    Items I Recommend: Impact Posing Stool

    Reviewed by 38 customers

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    4.0

    Good Product

    By LM Photo

    from Syracuse, NY

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    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Quality Is So So

    Best Uses

    • Portraits

    Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

    Build quality is acceptable, but for the money, it could be a bit sturdier. It should be fine, since I don't use a posing table all the time, but I would question the durability for every day use. Having said that - not sure if any of the others out there are built better.

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    5.0

    Multi-Purpose Gem

    By doctor photo

    from Detroit

    About Me Pro Photographer

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    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Portable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Studio

      Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

      This posing stand has a many uses to include holding my laptop for tethering to use as a pedestal for still life. Its portability and adjustibility is outstanding.

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      5.0

      Great product

      By Outdoor Guy

      from Utah

      Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

      I have wanted one of these for a long time and was not disappointed.

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      3.0

      Posing table

      By Mike

      from Manassas, VA

      Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

      The table seems sufficient for what I need. But the black coating that was used for the top of the table seems to be glued on to the top of the table and wraps around the edge of the table and stops. If you are not careful it would be easy to snag the coating that has been glued and separate it from the board it is glued to. I will be wrapping the edges of the table with gaffers tape to keep this from happening.

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      5.0

      Nice table, doubles as a Laptop Table

      By GrizzlyAK

      from Eagle River, AK

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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      Pros

      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • General Use

        Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

        I don't do much protrature using a posing table, but I do shoot teathered to a laptop, and this table on wheels was the perfect solution. It's large enough to hold my laptop and DSLR, and the height is adjustable. Perfect companion. Would buy again.

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        3.0

        Being handy with tools helps.

        By Stockperson

        from Conesus, NY

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        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

            Great for small, lightweight items. Adjustable height is a nice feature. Not very heavy duty.

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            5.0

            Does what it said

            By Ukneic

            from Wilson, NC

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors
              • Portraits
              • Special Events

              Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

              I found it to be very stable and solid, i love the size.

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              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By Jayaram

              from CA

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              Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

              Good service

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              5.0

              Good table for the price

              By Adriano

              from Boston. MA

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              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors
                • Portraits

                Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                Used the table for portraits....it works!

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                4.0

                Nice posing table

                By Imageguy

                from Upstate NY

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                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits

                    Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                    Bought for portrait sittings. Was a little skeptical when reading the reviews but found this to be well made and sturdy, easy to adjust. I like the casters. A very good value for the price. My only wish would be for some tilt capability, but for what it cost, wouldn't really expect that.

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                    3.0

                    Cheap table

                    By jungmen

                    from CO

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                    Pros

                    • Gets the job done
                    • inexpensive

                    Cons

                    • Poor table mount
                    • Weak

                    Best Uses

                    • Portraits
                    • Table top photography

                    Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                    This is not more than a 2.5 star table. If you have the cash and in need of solid table that will last you years, look elsewhere! The wheel locks work (all but one) but your better off with out wheels anyways. Not a solid top, only one bolt with two tiny screws holding it on in the middle, so it has some stability issues. Other than that it seems ok, but will only see limited use for us, so not a big deal. Would only recommend it for light duty use.

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                    5.0

                    Sturdy!

                    By WymanAir

                    from Clifton, NJ

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                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                      What a great and inexpensive table! It raises up for use when standing and of course is perfect when used along with the stool. The casters have locks on them.

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                      4.0

                      Excellent value for the price

                      By Reno Rubincon

                      from Reno, Nevada

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                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Good Color Value
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                        Things that are great about it is the single pole is large and octagon so it cant turn when you raise or lower it. It has a heavy built top that seems to be very solid. I was very please with it and it was easy to assemble. I have found that Impact is a good brand for studio supplies.

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                        3.0

                        "Weak table, but strong post"

                        By BigDad

                        from Bear, Delaware

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                        Pros

                        • Priced right
                        • Sturdy Base

                        Cons

                        • Flimsy

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Studio use

                        Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                        I found the post and wheel to be very sturdy, however the table & post assembly seems to be a little weak but workable. I'd recommend, to inform all users of its sturdiness and everything should be ok. Moreover, normal operator's will find careful use of the table not to be a problem. If given the opportunity, I would purchase this product, because you do get what you pay for and the price was right.

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                        5.0

                        Very cool product!

                        By yvan.couillard[@]

                        from Quebec, Canada

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                        Pros

                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use

                          Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                          Essential product for a portrait photographer.

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                          1.0

                          Terrible construction, difficult to adju

                          By petro

                          from New York, NY

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • Flimsy
                            • Weak

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                              Total piece of junk. The attachment from the plate on the top surface to the column is two small screws, which work loose and then get stripped very quickly. Adjusting them requires removing the plate--which is, ironically, attached to the top surface far better than the plate is attached to the column. The vertical adjustment lock is hard to turn, and you have to put some weight on the bottom and yank hard on the top to raise it up.

                              And don't even think of having someone lean on the table anywhere but in the center. The top will tear clean off, destroying the two weak screws that hold it in place in the process.

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                              4.0

                              Cheap and works

                              By pbisfun

                              from TX

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                              Pros

                              • Good Color Value

                              Cons

                              • No fastener

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                                The only thing I don't like about the table is there was no clip to keep it connected to the base.

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                                5.0

                                Great posing table for a great price!

                                By RP-Photoart

                                from Princeton, NJ

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                                Pros

                                • Adjustable
                                • Durable
                                • Easy assembly
                                • Easy to Use

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Portraits

                                  Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                                  This is a great posing table. Perfect for standing and sitting portraits, with a nice range of adjustable height. It is also nice and sturdy and easy to move due to the coasters, which have stoppers to secure the table.

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                                  4.0

                                  Good Posing Table

                                  By RWE Productions

                                  from Enfield, CT

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                                  Pros

                                  • Good value for the cost
                                  • Simple to build

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Studio portraiture

                                    Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                                    This table is well-suited for studio posing for close-up head-and-shoulders photos where the arms and hands can be positioned either on or gripping the table. Easily adjusted for various heights, it assembles with an included hex wrench and Phillips screwdriver (not included) in just a few easy steps clearly identified by the instruction page included.

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                                    4.0

                                    Good Buy

                                    By Loves Pix

                                    from Virginia

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                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Indoors

                                        Comments about Impact Posing Table - 28-48" (71-122 cm):

                                        I purchased this table for senior portrait sessions. It was a great buy, not too big, not too small easy to store in my garage out of the way. Assembly required but not hard to put together.

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