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Think Tank Photo Stand Manager 52

BH #THSM52C • MFR #730532
Think Tank Photo Stand Manager 52
Key Features
  • Rolling Case for Light Stands
  • Crush-Resistant, 52"-Long Interior
  • Holds 4 Turtle-Base C-Stands
  • Internal Tie-Down Straps
The Stand Manager 52 from Think Tank is a rolling case with shock-absorbing wheels for assorted light stands and lighting accessories. Its main compartment measures up to 52 x 12 x 7.5" and can hold up to four turtle-base C-stands or multiple tripod-base light stands of varying sizes.
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Think Tank Photo 730532 Overview

The Stand Manager 52 from Think Tank is a rolling case with shock-absorbing wheels for assorted light stands and lighting accessories. Its main compartment measures up to 52 x 12 x 7.5" and can hold up to four turtle-base C-stands or multiple tripod-base light stands of varying sizes.

When the Stand Manager 52 rests on its rear panel its main compartment lid faces upward while skid rails elevate the rear panel, protecting it from abrasions and moisture. The main compartment lid can then be opened using an abrasion-resistant zippered closure that extends around this rolling case's top and bottom, as well as down one side. Along the interior of the main compartment lid, a stretchable pocket provides space for lighting umbrellas or background support components. Both the lid and rear panel are reinforced for crush resistance, while this rolling case's overall durability is further complemented by tall wheel housings that protect its corners from impacts to escalators as well as curbs.

With its lid zippered shut, the Stand Manager 52 can be positioned on its wheels and bottom bumper, measuring up to 54" high, 12.5" wide, and 8" deep along its exterior. Handles are attached to the top, bottom, and both sides of this rolling case for flexibility while transporting or moving the Stand Manager 52; making pickup and placement into car trunks or onto an elevated surface easy. Additionally, dual carry straps that can be joined using an integrated handle wrap allow this rolling case to be lifted with its top lid facing upward. Adjustable webbings are also built-in along the sides of the Stand Manager 52. When tightened, these webbings reduce the depth of this rolling case by up to 3.5".

Multiple tie-down straps with convenient side-release buckles prevent the contents of the Stand Manager 52 from shifting during transport, while the internal bottom lining along the wheels is reinforced to withstand the weight of any light stand pressed against it. For security, the main compartment's two adjoining zipper pull tabs feature shackle holes. During travel, a separately available TSA-accepted lock can be used to fasten the two pull tabs together, preventing their sliders from being able to open the zipper chain and helping to keep items within the Stand Manager 52 safe from theft.

Nylon construction throughout this rolling case and a polyurethane-coated underside provide a high degree of weather resistance. To ensure that the Stand Manager 52 can be conveniently repaired should its wheels wear out over time, they are user-replaceable.

Key Features

  • Rolling case with shock-absorbing, user-replaceable wheels for assorted light stands and lighting accessories
  • Main compartment measures up to 52 x 12 x 7.5" and can hold up to four turtle-base C-stands or multiple tripod-base light stands of varying sizes
  • Internal tie-down straps with convenient side-release buckles prevent light stands from shifting during transport
  • When zippered shut the case can be positioned upright on its wheels, measuring up to 54" high, 12.5" wide, and 8" deep along the exterior
  • Bottom bumper elevates the exterior along the wheels during upright positioning for protection from abrasions and moisture
  • Internal bottom lining along the wheels is reinforced to withstand the weight of any light stand pressed against it
  • Skid rails elevate rear panel and protect it from abrasions and moisture when placed on the ground, while the wheels face sideways and main compartment lid faces upward when opened
  • Abrasion-resistant zippered closure for main compartment lid with large zipper pulls
  • Stretchable pocket along the interior of the main compartment lid provides space for lighting umbrellas or background support components
  • Main compartment lid and rear panel are reinforced for crush resistance
  • Four handles, a top handle, a bottom handle, and a handle along the length of each side
  • Built-in dual carry straps that can be joined using an integrated handle wrap allow for lifting with the top lid facing upward
  • Adjustable side webbings reduce interior and exterior depth by 3.5" when tightened
  • Main compartment's two adjoining zipper pull tabs each feature shackle holes, allowing a separately available TSA-accepted lock to keep items within the main compartment secure
  • Weather-resistant nylon construction with polyurethane-coated underside
UPC: 874530005329

Think Tank Photo 730532 Specs

Interior Dimensions52 x 12 x 7.5" / 132.1 x 30.5 x 19.1 cm
Type of ClosureZipper
Carrying/Transport OptionsBottom Handle, Connecting Handstraps, Removable Wheels, Side Handle, Top Handle
PaddedYes
MaterialNylon, Polyester, Polymer, Polyurethane
Exterior Dimensions54 x 12.5 x 8" / 137.2 x 31.8 x 20.3 cm
Weight12.1 lb / 5.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight15.99 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)56 x 13.5 x 0.08"

Think Tank Photo 730532 Reviews

Great bag

By Kenneth
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-13

This bag is expensive and worth every penny. Love it.

I love this bag!

By Eric
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-11

This is the my third Think Tank Rolling Bag and I highly recommend them. I've previously purchased cheaper bags in the past that have fallen apart piece by piece and it's not worth the humiliation in front of a client when a wheel is falling off or a handle breaks clean off. With their warranty I feel like this is the clear winner of large rolling bags. This holds all three of my c stands (two shorts and two large) with the arms all four arms! It's very heavy but doable. I don't recommend putting sand bags in there with four stands, it's too much weight for me. If you have a lot of c stands laying around in your vehicle you want to consolidate like I did, buy this bag, worth every penny.

They do the job for sure.

By Norman
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-09

I now have three of these and I run 3x c-stands and an avenger extension arm in each of these and it handles the load with ease. None show significant signs of wear other than what you'd expect from heavy use. Save you back - get these!

Perfect for C-Stands!

By Will
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-10

Perfect for C-Stands! I love it, gonna buy a second one.

Only 1 issue

By Gregg Ara
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-05

Over all is very good, great quality, its screwd not riveted which is a better idea, handy and all my stands fit perfectly, but when standing tall its not balanced, it tips over! Even when empty, i had to put spacer unser the standing leg to get it right.

Awesome Bag

By Gregory
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-26

Awesome Bag

Awesome

By Kenneth
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-02

This is a great and very well made tripod bag. Appears to be almost indestructible. Worth the price for sure.

Solid, ergonomic & durable

By David
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-22

I've got 3 of these each aged differently at 1, 2, and 3 years old (as I've acquired more C-stands). They hold up. My go-to loadout is 3x 40 and 1x 20 c-stands with grip arms attached to the riser. Sometimes I throw a baby boom arm in there with some smaller knickknacks, too. They get loaded and unloaded daily to haul up stairs or into a freight. They're a clean and location-safe way to deploy the contents on an historic property, or to stack nicely in the back of a truck. I appreciate the reinforced fabric handles on the ends and side. The velcro'd top handle keeps things tidy. The buckles on the interior and exterior help compress and keep the load orderly. Wheels are replaceable though I haven't had a need to fix anything yet. Overall good versatile investment.

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