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AvengerA635B 12.6' Light Stand
 
4.8

(based on 19 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (19)
  • Attach securely (8)
  • Long-lasting (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General purpose (13)
    • Indoors (11)
    • Outdoors (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (14)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (7), Semi-pro photographer (4), Photo enthusiast (3)

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    5.0

    Great light stand!

    By JonFilm

    from JonFilm

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General Use

      Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

      Awesome stand, holds my heavy lights perfectly.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Fine product line

      By 1DProphet

      from USA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adjustment Level
      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Quality Product

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Purpose

        Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

        General light stands with more durability, they travel with me and have not failed me yet!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Tallboy.

        By Lex

        from Detroit, MI

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Well-made

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use

          Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

          At almost 13ft (4m) tall, this is not a compact stand. Any high-mounted light mods need to be carefully watched and secured, because that's a long way to fall. However, the A635B is solid, stable, and extremely well-made. Large-diameter, smooth-sliding tubes and big, ergonomic handles. Not small or light enough for the globetrotting photographer, but a great option for local work and big lights.

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          5.0

          Tall and strong!

          By Kal

          from Baltimore

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors
            • Special Events

            Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

            I already had one Avenger A635B and was pleased with it. My 2nd light stand, a different brand air-cushioned one, just broke and so I decided to replace it with a second Avenger A635B. I film weddings and sometimes have to quickly move my equipment, so air-cushioned would not work for me. I attach flood lights and extend this stand up to over 12 feet and it does a great job covering the wedding dance floor. I use sand bags as an extra precaution. The stand is tall and strong and reasonably priced. I highly recommend it.

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            • No

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            5.0

            I am going to buy more

            By Jim

            from Franklin MA

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • General Use

              Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

              Use for broncolor lighting and background w/foba cross bars. Nice and strong but light. All movement is very smooth.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Heavy Duty Stand

              By ashley

              from Minneapolis

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attach Securely
              • Durable
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors

                Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                This stand is perfect for going on location. I know that I can trust it and that my lights won't be waving back and forth! Great quality - well worth the money.

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                5.0

                Solid stand

                By Ian

                from NJ

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attach Securely
                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use

                  Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                  A solid well built stand.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Solid construction

                  By Nick

                  from Alberta

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Tall

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use
                    • Indoors
                    • Outdoors
                    • Studio

                    Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                    First time buying this item. So far only used as a stand for background materials. Easy to use and store. Like the fact it can go quite high and still be stable.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Good Value for a lightweight tall stand

                    By The Magic Tech Director

                    from Orlando, FL

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Sturdy
                    • Tall

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors

                      Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                      Unlike this stand, many lightweight stands > 8' tall are a bit too wobbly for my purposes because the lightweight materials just aren't rigid enough. The typical alternatives are steel stands that are too heavy. This stand is both lightweight and reasonably sturdy, as well as tall. The locking mechanisms are well engineered. A very good value for the price.

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                      5.0

                      Won't let you down....but no air cush

                      By Zebulon

                      from Huntington Beach, Ca

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Long-Lasting
                      • Smooth operation

                      Cons

                      • Bulky
                      • Price

                      Best Uses

                      • Studio or Location

                      Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                      Heavy duty stand that is well made. All metal construction with big handles to fit your hands. This stand will hold a large light box with ease but I like using them even for small stuff because they are so easy to open / close and set up. Expensive but you won't want to replace them later because they are too cheap.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Excellent general purpose studio stand

                      By KenFriberg

                      from Minneapolis, MN

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attach Securely
                      • Durable
                      • Good Build Quality
                      • Long-Lasting

                      Cons

                      • NONE

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors
                      • Outdoors

                      Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                      Lighter than dealing with c-stands and yet this stand is a great size for holding a Speedotron light head with medium softbox in the studio with a small weight/sandbag for stability. We also pack and use them on location. Far lighter than a c-stand with similar stability. Slightly less perhaps.

                      Second time purchasing these stands. Compared with other 13" stands this one has the best build quality. We have half a dozen popular brands in the studio but this one we will buy again.

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                      5.0

                      I would buy this product again

                      By Matt

                      from Michigan

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Indoors

                        Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                        I use this stand to support a 500ws strobe and a 3'x4' soft box w/recessed grids.

                        It is well built and i like the fact that you can raise it 12' with minimal counterbalancing. And it had a great price.

                        It has a fairly large footprint but that is easily handled.

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                        5.0

                        Light weight but heavy duty enough

                        By drppost

                        from Dana Point, Ca

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attach Securely
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Indoors

                          Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                          Great stands, Great price and prefect for my litepanel 1x1 and my 2
                          Coolight 10x10" LEDs. I also use them with my Super9's when lighting portable green screen and a couple of 15lb sand bags. Also works great with a perch and my Boom and with the proper amount of Sand bags.

                          These stands are great for portable work if you don't meed the super
                          heavy duty C stands.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great Stand

                          By David

                          from Woodbury, MN

                          About Me Semi-Professional

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Portraits
                            • Studio

                            Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                            I use two of these stands for lighting. Great quality, weight and stability.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Well built - feels right.

                            By Graham the HD Shooter

                            from Charlotte, N.C.

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • High Quality
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                            • no cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Tabletop shooting

                            Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                            I have worked with these Avenger stands for years - that's why I ordered another pair of Maxi Kit Stands. The main thing is that this stand is light, sturdy and strong. I use these instead of C-Stand's when I need something that's light and easy to re-position on a shoot. The 635B stand is well built and "feels right".

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                            5.0

                            Good solid lightstand

                            By JeffK

                            from Harrison Twp, MI

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attach Securely
                            • Durable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Indoors
                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                              solid stand, sturdy. Not too heavy

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                              5.0

                              Very good Light stand

                              By Ryszard. S.

                              from Siloam Spring's, Arkansas, USA

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attach Securely
                              • Durable
                              • Good Color Value
                              • Long-Lasting
                              • Solid as a rock

                              Cons

                              • NONE

                              Best Uses

                              • General Use
                              • Indoors
                              • Outdoors

                              Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                              This is my 4th "A-635B" light stand, very good quality, easy to use and very stable. Good value for the money.

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                              5.0

                              GREAT PRODUCT!!!

                              By MR. LEE

                              from NY, NY

                              About Me Professional

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use
                                • Indoors
                                • Low Light
                                • Night Time
                                • Outdoors
                                • Special Events

                                Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                                VERY WELL MADE, WILL HOLD ANY SIZE MONOLIGHT, RELIABLE AND EASY TO USE

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                                4.0

                                Strong and sturdy, great stand

                                By none

                                from dc

                                About Me Professional

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Attach Securely
                                • Durable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use
                                  • Indoors
                                  • Outdoors

                                  Comments about Avenger A635B 12.6' Light Stand:

                                  I currently use it for my boom pole. its lets me set up audio for interviews and then keep the boom out of the way ( so the cameraman can take his time setting up the lights again and change screen direction)

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