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Matthews Century C+ Stand with Turtle Base and Grip Arm Kit (10.5')

BH #MALSCP40K • MFR #756140
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Matthews Century C+ Stand with Turtle Base and Grip Arm Kit (10.5')
Key Features
  • 40" Main Section
  • Detachable Turtle Base
  • Two Risers
  • 40" Arm and Grip Head
This Matthews Century C+ Stand with Turtle Base and Grip Arm Kit consists of a 40" three-section upright with two risers. It includes a removable turtle base, a 2.5" swivel grip head, and a 40" Hollywood Arm that can hold a small light fixture, gobo, or flag. The unique staggered leg design of the C-Stand allows it to be nested and placed extremely close to one another on a set.
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Matthews C+Stand 40" Turtle Base Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Matthews Century C+ Stand with Removable Turtle Base (10.5')
  • 3Matthews Hollywood Gobo Arm - 40"
  • 4Matthews Hollywood Grip Head - 2-1/2"

This Matthews Century C+ Stand with Turtle Base and Grip Arm Kit consists of a 40" three-section upright with two risers. It includes a removable turtle base, a 2.5" swivel grip head, and a 40" Hollywood Arm that can hold a small light fixture, gobo, or flag. The unique staggered leg design of the C-Stand allows it to be nested and placed extremely close to one another on a set.

Matthews Century C+ Stand with Removable Turtle Base (10.5')

The Century C+ Stand with Removable Turtle Base from Matthews features a 40" main riser with a removable turtle base. The unique staggered leg design of the C-Stand allows it to be nested and placed extremely close to one another on a set.

Removable turtle base eases storage and transport

Matthews Hollywood Gobo Arm - 40"

This 40" Hollywood Gobo Arm features the strongest and most popular Grip Head in the industry. Guaranteed to hold, it will not slip. Plates feature two holes 3/8 and 5/8", eliminating confusion. Castings offer positive lock in all directions.

Matthews Hollywood Grip Head - 2-1/2"

The strongest & most popular Grip Head in the industry. Guaranteed to hold. Set it and forget it! Will not slip. Plates feature two holes 3/8" & 5/8", eliminating confusion. New castings offer positive lock in all directions.

Matthews Century C+ Stand with Removable Turtle Base (10.5') Specs

Stand Type1 x C-Stand
Maximum Working Height126" / 320 cm
Minimum Working Height53" / 134.6 cm
Load Capacity22 lb / 9.98 kg
Closed Length40" / 101.6 cm
Mounting
Stand/Column Top Mount5/8" Stud
Features
Accepts Second RiserNo
WheelsNot Compatible
Air CushionedNo
Detachable BaseYes
Leveling LegNo
Reverse LegsNo
General
Number of Sections3
Footprint Diameter27.5" / 70 cm
Leg ShapeRound
FinishChrome
MaterialSteel
Weight11 lb / 5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight17 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)55 x 22 x 4"

Matthews Hollywood Gobo Arm - 40" Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight2.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)40 x 3 x 2.5"

Matthews Hollywood Grip Head - 2-1/2" Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight1.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.55 x 3.35 x 2.45"

Matthews C+Stand 40" Turtle Base Reviews

Favorite

By Cameron
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-29

These are our favorite C-Stand. Very solid quality. Matte black finish. Removable base. Love these.

Matthews is the best

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-23

Best grip gear brand in my books. We have 10 of these now, and they have been a workhorse. The turtle base is a must have, especially if you are a one-man-band or small crew. Makes packing in personal vehicles and shipping on planes much easier.

Staple in the industry

By Peter
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-14

You can never go wrong with C stands and I always recommend these exact ones.

The best at doing what it does.

By Mike
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-25

It's a C-Stand, nothing too complicated here. But if you want a C-Stand that's REALLY good at being a C-Stand, Matthews is the one to buy. It's one of the few things in the industry that could quite possibly last forever and never be obsolete.

Worth every penny!

By Mark
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-16

The build quality is superb. I will be ordering more.

excellent sturdy c-stand

By Adrienne
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-21

I purchased 2 of the MSE c- stands for use in food and product commercial photography. I can trust these stands to hold my camera and strobes for overhead work. The removable turtle foot allows me to fit 3 of these stands plus acessories in the MSE rolling case, creating a perfect mobile studio solution for on-site in-restaurant work. Highly recommended. Quality product, built to last.

Worth it

By Daniel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-10

Love these c-stands. I only have two, but wouldn't look to save a buck or two for anything else.

Can't beat Matthews for size and build quality

By Alex
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-10-27

I needed a C-stand with removable turtle base to use on my sound cart. Mounted on the cart, without the base, it serves as an antenna mast. Detached from the cart, with the base and an added grip head, it holds a boom pole for seated interviews. When I first bought my cart, these stands were on backorder with no relief in sight, so I went with the Impact version that was in stock. Not a terrible stand, but it's bulky and heavy. It does the job, but the size makes it clumsy when clamped to my cart. I finally found the Matthews stands in stock and immediately ordered one. They are sturdy, strong, and streamlined. Now, my cart feels better with the C-stand clamped to it, and I have less weight to carry when I use it with its base for holding a boom pole. There's a reason Matthews is one of the leading names in grip gear, and has been for a long time.

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question

Since the turtle base is removable, is the tall legs still able to go up and down the stand to accommodate standing on an uneven platform? It seem like it might not as the base is one assembly and the stand is another.
Asked by: Yi Fan C.
The C+ Stand does not have the sliding leg feature. This feature is available in the Sliding Leg C-Stand PN:756040
Answered by: Matthews Expert
Date published: 2019-02-06

can extension arm carry Siros 800 S ?

can extension arm carry Siros 800 S ?
Asked by: ZIHNI
Yes, the Siros 800 can either be mounted to the back of the Grip Arm with its 5/8" receiver or onto a 6" Collared Pin inserted into the Grip Head Attached to the Arm. The weight of the unit is within the capacity of the Arm, be sure to properly weight the base of the stand.
Answered by: Matthews Expert
Date published: 2022-01-27

Is there a way to mount 2 grip head / arms to one ...

Is there a way to mount 2 grip head / arms to one C-Stand? Wanting to put two flags in a V and hoping to just use one stand if possible :)
Asked by: Cameron
You would be able to hold a second arm with the use of two items https://bhpho.to/2Fj4S1N and https://bhpho.to/3ij7ivD.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2020-09-10

I have some Matthews c-stands with the sliding ...

I have some Matthews c-stands with the sliding leg. When standing behind those with the large leg forward, the middle leg is to your right and smallest leg to your left. I notice with the turtle base the smallest leg points right. Does this mismatch interfere when staging / nesting the stands together in a row?
Asked by: Andrew
The position of the legs on this Matthew C+ Stand with Turtle Base and Grip Arm Kit does not interfere with staging or nesting the stands together in a row.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-01-11

any assembly instructions anywhere for this? I ...

any assembly instructions anywhere for this? I bought it and it isn't clear to me
Asked by: Cindy
I'm sorry, there aren't any instructions for this stand. i would recommend checking for online videos for assembly.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-09-15

question

Are the legs with this base spring loaded or do they spin freely when not locked?
Asked by: Matt
Matthews Century C+ Stand with Turtle Base and Grip Arm Kit (10.5'), would be spring-loaded.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2022-01-03

question

Can anyone tell me the actual weight of the Matthews 40 riser+turtle base? In the Matthews catalog it says 11 pounds, but lists the riser as 10lbs and base as 5lbs. I just want to know if it is lighter than the comparable avenger model(A2030D), listed as 13.7 pounds.
Asked by: Daniel
The Matthews stand without the arm and grip is, 11 lbs. The arm and grip adds another 4.5 lbs making the total 15.5 lbs.The Avenger stand, <a href= http://bhpho.to/1kYlzuw, target= _blank >http://bhpho.to/1kYlzuw,</a> with the grip and arm is 18.4 lbs.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Does this kit come with the baby pin?

Does this kit come with the baby pin?
Asked by: John
The top riser of the C-Stand riser is a welded baby pin. The non-grip head end of the C-Stand Arm is also the same diameter as a Baby Pin and functions as a mounting point for 5/8" recievers. A separate baby pin is not included.
Answered by: Matthews Expert
Date published: 2019-11-13
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