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ImpactLight Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories
 
4.2

(based on 193 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (91)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (69)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (110)
  • Durable (91)
  • Good protection (76)
  • Comfortable strap (65)
  • Compact (59)

Cons

  • Not enough pocket room (27)
  • Inadequate protection (17)
  • Uncomfortable strap (15)
  • Too small (6)
  • Bad zippers (4)

Best Uses

  • Storage (81)
  • Daily transport (68)
  • Travel (63)
  • Moving multiple objects (11)
  • Everyday (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (47), Semi-pro photographer (46), Experienced (17), Photo enthusiast (16), Quality oriented (10)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (14), Personal (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (113), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good value with some flaws

The bag provides good amount of storage. I do strobist type lighting so I use it for storing my lighting stands and accessories. It comfortably holds (2) 8' Impact light stands,...Read complete review

The bag provides good amount of storage. I do strobist type lighting so I use it for storing my lighting stands and accessories. It comfortably holds (2) 8' Impact light stands, (1) larger Manfrotto tripod, (1) monopod, and (3) collapsible umbrellas. It can be carried by sturdy handles or by a shoulder bag, both work very well. The top opens up fully making loading and accessing equipment very easy. It is zippered with the zippers on both sides, the two sides are opened at the same time with a single strap. Sometimes I work from the back of my hatchback or in tight spaces, I can still easily access things. There is also a practical small window at the end where smaller items (ballhead, clamps...) can be accessed. Though I usually don't use this.
Material seem sturdy and the bag is well constructed except the zipper quality is weak. I had to return the bag once because the zipper seperated. The bag material, handles and carrying strap is very sturdy, difficult to understand why the zipper was made so weak.
I would recommend the product, good price and value but be careful when closing the zipper.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Use it for stands only

The shoulder straps are awkwardly placed. Inside, there's room for many stands but then again, that's it. I don't see how can you place other accessories and not be worried about the handling...Read complete review

The shoulder straps are awkwardly placed. Inside, there's room for many stands but then again, that's it. I don't see how can you place other accessories and not be worried about the handling of the bag. I don't think the term "soft padding" applies for the description of it. I owe another of Impact's bag which is much better because it includes Velcro for dividing sections. This one does not.

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4.0

Holds more than it says

By Stickman62478

from Portland, OR

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Inadequate Protection

Best Uses

  • Storage

Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

This bag is lightweight with minimal to no padding. It holds more than is described. I use it for transporting three Impact 4-socket florescent fixtures, three Impact 50x70cm Softbox, and three Impact 6' Stands.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Sturdy Carrying Case

By Jerry

from Georgia

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good Protection

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Storage

    Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

    Good case!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great Quality

    By Max

    from Nashville

    Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

    I recieved this bag with a kit and it's great. I was able to fit all three stands, fixtures, soft boxes and 12 bulbs with no problem. The quality of the bag is great and easy to carry with the shoulder strap.

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    5.0

    So far, so good

    By The Comm Team

    from Raleigh, NC

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

          Well, it's a lighting bag! So far, no problems with it.

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          • No

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          5.0

          STOCKILY NICE BAG

          By AJ Brann

          from Holland MI

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Strap
          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Good Protection
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • No Stop On The Zipper

          Best Uses

          • Daily Transport
          • Storage

          Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

          Solid bag! I can get 4 larger lighting stands in this bag! It is very durable and strong.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great

          By Jumpin John

          from Naples, FL

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Strap
          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Good Protection
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Transport
            • Storage

            Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

            Carry My Impact Light

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great bag for the price

            By RJPG

            from NY

            Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

            Holds it all

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            5.0

            Good solid bag.

            By KenK

            from Macon, GA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Strap
            • Durable
            • Good Protection
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                It's a part of a new LED kit I built. Plenty of room for 5 stands, small boom. Far better than your average imported bag.

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                4.0

                fits right - cheap construction

                By Fetrow Photography

                from Colorado

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Not Enough Pocket Room
                  • Uncomfortable Strap

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                    good git - no side pockets - seem cheap

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                    5.0

                    Impact Light Kit Bag

                    By Mario

                    from Florida

                    Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                    Great bag, plenty space,

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                    4.0

                    great for lightstands with one exception

                    By Tidejag01

                    from Atlanta, GA

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Protection
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Transport
                      • Storage

                      Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                      I buy one of these every year. They're perfect for what I do but they just don't hold up to the everyday rigors of a DP. It's probably not the bags fault but the seams always start busting loose after a year of use. The zippers have always held up but the seams don't elsewhere on the bag. I wish they made a heavier duty bag. I'd pay twice as much. These easily fit my arri and flolgiht light stands. I do recommend this bag. It will hold 4-5 light stands. I like how they also made a zipper on the end of the bag. I can leave the bag in the truck if I only need one or two stands. I unzip the end of the bag and pull the stands out.

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      No regrets here

                      By James G.

                      from Los Angeles, CA

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Good Protection
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                      • Not Enough Pocket Room
                      • Uncomfortable Strap
                      • Weak Should Strap

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Transport
                      • Mobile Studio
                      • Storage
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                      This bag was a must! If you do any type of travel or on location photography with strobes or lighting equipment this is a must have. I can fit 2 interfit strobes, 4 light stands, backdrop stand, 8 1in claps, 6x Yongnuo triggers, a 39x39 interfit soft box, and 1 shoot through umbrella. I am sure I can stuff a bit more in there too if I wanted too. My one and only complaint and thus the reason I took off 1 star is the the shoulder strap broke off. Apparently was not durable enough to hold all this equipment. The hand straps however do not feel weak, they feel very strong and durable. I do wish however that there were some type of internal pouch or pocket to seperate wires or other small accessories. It does not.

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                      4.0

                      Functional and affordable

                      By RakoczyPhoto

                      from Hartford, CT

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Affordable
                      • Good Protection
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Transport
                        • Storage

                        Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                        This is a very functional bag that covers all the basic needs of a light stand bag, such as dual zippers with linked cord, top load and end load option, carry handles, etc. It's not a super-rugged bag, but the price is far more affordable than those top-line contenders, too. For most small photo/video businesses, this is a respectable option. While it's billed as a monolight kit bag, I'm not sure I'd put my lights in there due to the lack of thicker padding and compartmentalization. I use it to carry 4 light stands and a few other long thin components.

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                        5.0

                        Spacious and sturdy

                        By Amanda

                        from New York, NY

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable Strap
                        • Durable
                        • Good Protection
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Transport
                          • Storage
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                          This bag fits two umbrella lights and stands plus accessories. A great purchase for the price! The bag is nice and appears sturdy enough to last many years to come.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Good bag, but not long enough

                          By Dreamstate Photography

                          from Clive, IA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable Strap
                          • Durable
                          • Good Protection

                          Cons

                          • Too Small

                          Best Uses

                          • Storage
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                          Very sturdy, well made bag at an excellent price. However it's not long enough to hold most standard strobe light stands. It is advertised to only hold stands up to 32 inches, but would be nice to see a version that is just a few inches longer to accommodate most stands.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great bag

                          By Ben

                          from Har Bracha, Israel

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable Strap
                          • Durable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Transport

                            Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                            Great sturdy bag, holds everything I need it to.

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                            • No

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                            3.0

                            OK I guess

                            By Sivasee

                            from Nadi, Fiji

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                            • Inadequate Protection
                            • Too Bulky
                            • Uncomfortable Strap

                            Best Uses

                            • Storage

                            Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                            Its OK for the money though will be soon replacing it with something better made as it has already ripped along a seam (6 months of use).

                            I was able to cram in 2 light stands, a monopod, tripod, 2 x small beauty dishes and a few other bits and pieces.

                            Because of shipping to Fiji being so expensive I skimped on the bag. Shouldn't have!

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Solid bag.

                            By Gepdk

                            from U.S.

                            Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                            Bought this bag for our light stands and speed lights. We have 3 light stands, 2 speed lights and accessories with room to spare. Build quality seems good. Hoping this will hold up to what we put it through.

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                            4.0

                            More Than Enough Room

                            By Shooter Leet

                            from Minnesota

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                                This is a great bag for carrying light stands. It has quite a bit of room for a lot more than the two stands that it is advertised for. But just given the construction of the handles and shoulder strap I wouldn't put a lot of heavy things in it. Light stands typically are fairly low weight, but I would stay away from higher weight items.

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                                • No

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                                3.0

                                It's a Starter Case not anything specia

                                By Ben

                                from Philadelphia

                                Comments about Impact Light Kit Bag #3 - Holds 2 Monolights with Light Stands and Accessories:

                                The case fits all of my lights and stands, but its not the safest case. Things can slide around in it. It doesnt have any dividers which was a little disappointing. I am going to continue to use it till I come across something a little more solid. I may still use it for a tripod case since it can perfectly fit in it

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