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AvengerA5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated)
 
4.7

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (28)
  • Easy to set up (17)
  • Consistent (16)
  • Easy to setup (12)
  • Lightweight (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Photography (29)
    • Strobe lighting (29)
    • Portraits (27)
    • Artificial lighting (16)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (22), Semi-pro photographer (8), Photo enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (27)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Good stand

    I bought this stand to accompany my avenger baby boom arm. It works great and the wheels are a luxury I can't live with out. I can work without a wheeled stand if I...Read complete review

    I bought this stand to accompany my avenger baby boom arm. It works great and the wheels are a luxury I can't live with out. I can work without a wheeled stand if I don't use the boom, but with a boom arm on and set up with a light and modifier a wheeled stand is needed.
    The only drawback I can see is that even though it looks very solid and works great, I expected it to be solid while extended as well, but it wobbles a bit. That is the only reason it doesn't have a 5 star rating. However if I had to buy it again I would, it was just that I was expecting more "solidness" out of it

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Well Made But Watch the Capacity

    This is a well-made stand, however. I mounted an Avenger D600 Boom Arm (8lbs), and a Kino-Flo Diva light (14lbs), raised the stand up, and was concerned with the amount...Read complete review

    This is a well-made stand, however. I mounted an Avenger D600 Boom Arm (8lbs), and a Kino-Flo Diva light (14lbs), raised the stand up, and was concerned with the amount of wobbling I was seeing in the aluminum risers. I wish this stand was all-steel. Unfortunately the all-steel stands have much wider legs.

    With the risers down, I have mounted 18.5lb Kino-Flo Tegra lights, and its very sturdy. I do not feel I need sand bags on the legs.

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    5.0

    Solid Stand with wheels

    By Viking Boy

    from Columbia, SC

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Strong

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Artificial Lighting
      • Photography
      • Portraits
      • Strobe Lighting

      Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

      I was looking for a boom and stand to support a 32 inch softbox and this was a great fit for me. I wanted it to be able to handle the weight and have wheels so I could move it around.

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      5.0

      Sturdy as an Ox

      By JJJJ

      from Cranston, RI

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Photography
        • Portraits

        Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

        Love this unit. The wheels were the initial selling point but the sturdiness made me happy I made the purchase.

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        5.0

        Great Quality build, easy to set up

        By Ken

        from KY

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

        • No cons

        Best Uses

        • Photography
        • Portraits
        • Strobe Lighting

        Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

        Build quality great, easy to set up and sturdy. I have bought some cheap stands only to see them fall apart. I like the low center of gravity. I can use my boom arm and verry stable. I mount 2 elinchrom strobes on it for key and fill light.

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        5.0

        The Stand To Own

        By mdjak

        from New York

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Artificial Lighting
          • Photography
          • Portraits
          • Strobe Lighting

          Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

          I purchased a lighter weight roller stand that proved insufficient for a D600 boom arm with a Mola Setti and Profoto B1 Air mounted.

          The A5029 stand is stable and holds a heavy load without fear of tipping.

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          5.0

          AWESOME

          By Romney

          from New Orleans

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Photography
            • Portraits
            • Strobe Lighting

            Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

            This stand makes it so easy to move my lights around. I have a boom with a 6ft octagon modifier and it still feels really sturdy.

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            5.0

            You get what you pay for

            By Doc

            from Savannah, GA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easily Movable
            • Sturdy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • On-location lighting
              • Studio Lighting

              Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

              A heavy-duty, easy-to-use, stand that I use with my Profoto D1 and the 5' RFi Octa Softbox. A few years ago, a seasoned pro photographer suggested I get a high-end tripod that I would use for the rest of my photography career; I did and have never looked back. This stand fits in this category and is very stable and easily movable, a must for larger light shaping devices. It is also compact and easy to transport for location shoots, those with a firm and smooth floor.

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              5.0

              Solid stand--great value

              By Jason

              from Maine

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Consistent
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Photography
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting

                Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                I've been using C-Stands for years now on location, but there are times when it's just easier to move a big light weighed down by sandbags with wheels! Solid stand, and the breaking system on the wheels seems to work well. I also like that the wheels are easily removed for transport or when you don't want to use them (outdoors, for example).

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                5.0

                I would love to have two of same product

                By Jaguaro

                from Phoenix, Arizona

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Unreliable

                Best Uses

                • Artificial Lighting
                • Photography
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting

                Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                This its a great stand super durable, heavy duty easy to carry, i love the wheels, easy handling!

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                5.0

                Awesome

                By Jay Khaos

                from Roswell, GA

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Built well
                • Consistent
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Strong
                • Wheels

                Cons

                • Heavy
                • Reflective

                Best Uses

                • Artificial Lighting
                • Photography
                • Portraits
                • Strobe Lighting

                Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                This is the first heavier-weight stand I've purchased, but the build quality seems excellent. No tradeoffs are made against durability and strength. I bought this along with the D600 mini boom, which seems to be made for this stand (same materials, pole width, knobs, etc).
                Currently have not used the boom with the light stand for anything heavy, but by itself, the light stand holds my Mola Setti Beauty dish w/ Alienbees b1600 light. It can be tilted at any angle, with or without the wheels on, and feels very sturdy without need for extra weight.

                The specs in the listing say that the stand is 14lbs. It feels significantly heavier than that though.. And remains about 4-5 ft long when collapsed. I still manage to carry it around, but would not classify this as portable if that is something youre looking for in a light stand. You tradeoff the weight/portability of aluminum and carbon fiber for pure strength at a good price

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                5.0

                Great Stand

                By Scott M. Lacey Photography

                from Boston, MA

                About Me Pro Photographer

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Artificial Lighting
                  • Photography
                  • Portraits
                  • Strobe Lighting

                  Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                  Not much bad to say about this stand. Its sturdy, wheels work great and folds up nice and compact for travel. Having a key light with wheels is a must have in my opinion.

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                  4.0

                  Great!

                  By Woly

                  from Rockville, MD

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Artificial Lighting
                    • Photography
                    • Portraits
                    • Strobe Lighting

                    Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                    Pretty light. Stable. Very nice to have in the studio so you don't have to lift your lights all the time. One star off because casters were difficult to attach.

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                    4.0

                    great stand but missing pieces

                    By Matthew R

                    from Washington, DC

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent
                    • Easy To Set Up

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Artificial Lighting
                      • Photography
                      • Strobe Lighting

                      Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                      The stand is exactly what I hoped it would be: sturdy and a bit on the heavy side. Perfect for some light boom work and for moving around an 86" umbrella with relative ease.

                      I'm taking away a star because it was missing a bolt and nut that was needed to attach one of the casters. I would have returned it but this was a last minute emergency purchase. I picked up a replacement parts in a local hardware store for about a buck. Keep in mind, the nut is in mm so you'll need an appropriate socket. (9mm I believe.)

                      Strangely enough the stand was also missing any sort of instruction manual or warranty- odd for Manfrotto.

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                      4.0

                      It Rolls

                      By IlmaticPhotos

                      from Nashville, TN

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Set Up

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Photography
                        • Strobe Lighting

                        Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                        This stand is just like you'd expect. Its extremely study and th wheels roll smoothly. My one complaint is that one of the casters was cross threaded at the factory and wasn't screwed in all the way so the first time I went to use it at the studio it fell apart and I wasn't able to fix it until I got it back to my work bench.

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                        5.0

                        The Perfect Stand

                        By J. Tyner Studio

                        from New York Metro

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Heavy duty for any job
                        • Perfect size
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                        • Needs to be heavier

                        Best Uses

                        • Great for boom support
                        • Photography
                        • Portraits
                        • Strobe Lighting

                        Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                        I bought this stand to carry a manfrotto super boom for use on fashion sets. It holds the medium softbox+head~13 lbs and the 20 lb counter weight with ease, the casters are the perfect size and quality. It is also the perfect height to be able to left up with one person and keep a center of control below chest height for anyone 5'2" and taller. it will extend up to above the standard 11 foot auto pole extension. It could be heavier on the bottom for ease of raising, I recommend the steel version for in studio, the aluminum one I got is great but could be heavier.

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                        5.0

                        Fantastic Product by Advenger

                        By Eli Sept

                        from British Columbia Canada

                        About Me Photography Student

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Reliable
                        • Strong
                        • Top Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Strobe Lighting
                          • Weddings

                          Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                          I use this stand to mount an Einstein strobe with anything from the smallest reflector up to a 30x60 softbox or 64" PLM umbrella. It is sturdy, smooth wheeling and easy to move around the studio. These stands have a top notch durable finnish and the casters have brakes that hold firm (maybe too firm). I really like the way they fold up for transporting and are now part of my gear. One more thing; I won't need to buy these stands again because if cared for properly they will outlive me!

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                          5.0

                          long-lasting investment

                          By vizualiz

                          from NYC

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Artificial Lighting
                            • Photography
                            • Portraits
                            • Strobe Lighting

                            Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                            This is a top-notch. An investment that won't lose its value.

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                            5.0

                            Better than I thought

                            By Dave

                            from Hobart, Australia

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

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                                  Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                                  I can't believe how good this is for the price. This thing is solid! It probably won't be the last one I buy.

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                                  3.0

                                  Well Made But Watch the Capacity

                                  By Jambo

                                  from Omaha, NE

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Well built quality

                                  Cons

                                  • Lightweight Risers

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Artificial Lighting
                                  • Photography
                                  • Strobe Lighting

                                  Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                                  This is a well-made stand, however. I mounted an Avenger D600 Boom Arm (8lbs), and a Kino-Flo Diva light (14lbs), raised the stand up, and was concerned with the amount of wobbling I was seeing in the aluminum risers. I wish this stand was all-steel. Unfortunately the all-steel stands have much wider legs.

                                  With the risers down, I have mounted 18.5lb Kino-Flo Tegra lights, and its very sturdy. I do not feel I need sand bags on the legs.

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                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Sturdy but Undercapacity

                                  By Jambo

                                  from Omaha, NE

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                  • Lightweight

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Artificial Lighting

                                  Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                                  This lightstand is sturdy and well-built. The clamps tighten well and hold position.

                                  However, the risers are aluminum. The unit is rated at 27lbs max load. I put an 8lb Avender D600 boom on it, and a Kino Flo Diva Lite (14lbs), and with one of the risers raised, it had a disconcerting amount of sway.

                                  If I could find a version that was all-steel I would be more happy.

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                                  5.0

                                  Sturdy and Easy

                                  By Stephi

                                  from Scottsdale, AZ

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Artificial Lighting
                                    • Photography
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Strobe Lighting

                                    Comments about Avenger A5029 9.5' Roller Stand 29 with Low Base (Chrome-plated):

                                    Even more heavy duty than I expected but they still roll easily on most surfaces. Great stand!

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