Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand Grip Arm Kit - 10.5' (3.2m)

Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand Grip Arm Kit - 10.5' (3.2m)

Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand Grip Arm Kit - 10.5' (3.2m)

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Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand Grip Arm Kit - 10.5' (3.2m) Arm & Grip Head

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  • 40" Double Riser "C" Stand
  • Sliding Leg
  • 40" Arm with Griphead

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Matthews 756040 overview

  • 1Description

This is a Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand Kit. It consists of a Double Riser Sliding Leg C Stand with a Grip Head and 40" Arm.

The unique staggered leg design of a C Stand allows it to be nested and placed extremely close to one another on a set. The top leg of the stand is independently adjustable.

This kit is available in black: Click Here.

This kit is available with low-profile legs: Click Here.

Sliding independent top leg adjustment for leveling on uneven terrain
Griphead and arm allow mounting and placement of gobos, small reflectors and small light fixtures
In the Box
Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand Grip Arm Kit - 10.5' (3.2m)
  • Hollywood C Stand with 40" Riser
  • Hollywood Head, Arm - 40"
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Matthews 756040 specs

    Load Capacity 22 lb / 10 kg
    Mounting Options 5/8" Stud
    Maximum Working Height 10.5' / 3.2 m
    Minimum Working Height 53" / 1.4 cm
    Collapsed Height 53" / 1.4 cm
    Footprint Diameter 27.5" / 70 cm
    Arm Length 40" / 100 cm
    Accepts Wheels No
    Air Cushioned No
    Detachable Base No
    Leveling Leg Yes
    Reverse Legs No
    Finish Chrome
    Weight 17.0 lb / 7.7 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 21.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 56.0 x 20.0 x 3.0"

    Matthews 756040 reviews

    Hollywood Century C Stand Grip Arm Kit - 10.5' (3.2m) is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 139.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Everything's perfect minus for ONE thing It's a C-Stand by Matthews....they are solid, well built and awesome. This is the cheapest C-Stand you can find which for the price and quality, this is about as good as it gets. There is only one thing that is a little irritating. I like to collapse the c-stand and lean it against a wall. The base legs have a plastic piece at the end which prevents from metal scraping. However, it's a little slick and doesn't allow the c-stand to be propped up against a wall....the base slides out. It's a little thing I know but I store all my C-Stands in a room leaning against a wall and it's a hassle to get them to stand up straight and not slide out.
    Date published: 2014-07-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Standard I was really weighing in between the Matthews and Avenger C-Stands. Fortunately the camera shop in Seattle had both brands. I liked the Avenger knobs better, but ultimately for the sole utilitarian use of a Century stand the Matthews was the standard in the industry for awhile. I have two of them, and one piece of advice I would give to people looking to get into C-Stands I would make sure you budget more money than just the stand as you do need accessories like sand bags, pins, clamps, and so on. But once you experience the versatility of a C-Stand you'll wonder why you spent so much time on regular flimsy light stands.
    Date published: 2016-10-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from No complaints I've used quite a few of Matthews' C-stands, and their most recent redesign is the best yet. The bottom leg is fixed, the middle is spring loaded, and the top slides up and down for stairs, speaker cabinets, etc. The welds on the legs are as good as on most bicycle frames. Fortunately my vehicle is large enough that I don't need to spend more on the turtle base version, but I do recommend detaching the grip arm and heads before transport. Otherwise people tend to lift the whole thing by the grip arm, which can put a slight bend in it over time. I also recommend getting a 5/8 stud pin so you can hang a light fixture when up and over is the only way to go.
    Date published: 2013-02-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent stands I now have 5 Matthews c stands. I will be getting a couple more this year. Sooo much better than regular light stands. They are heavy but this is a good thing in the studio. The bases nest together nicely allowing you to put multiple stands close together without problems. The finish on the black stands feels a little softer and nicer to the touch but I like the look of the chrome stands better. This time I purchased the 10.5 foot stand to get the longer 40 arm that comes with it. My others are 5' stands that come with a 20 arm which is usually sufficient but there are times I need more height and longer reach. Great stands! B&H always gets gets them to me fast at the best price.
    Date published: 2016-02-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The real standard! The same price - or less than Avenger. Its a real Matthews C-Stand! These will hold fresnels, HMI's, or whatever you want to rig on them. I am sometimes surprised to find that many pro as well as new videographers don't have these in their grip arsenal. Yeah, they are big and heavy... but that is the point. Put your light on this and it won't be moving unexpectedly on you. The Combo arm is one of my top 5 inventions of all time. Set that light or bounce just right... rig it to hold whatever you need in whatever position you need it. Really - if you know, I don't ned to tell you. If you don't know about these... you NEED one!
    Date published: 2012-05-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from From a beginner hobbyist: extremely satisfied. In my newbie quest for a new light stand and after deciding to get a C-stand for the weight holding capability, I got really confused about the grip arms, as I wasn't sure if grip arms could hold lights or if I needed to spend extra for a proper boom arm. After reading some reviews, it seemed as if these grip arms aren't necessarily meant for holding a lot of weight but could easily hold a light with modifier if you needed it to, you just needed an extra pin to put into the grip and give you that connection point with a light. So I decided to spend the extra money and get this stand, hoping it would do what I wanted. I also ordered it with the MAP6C Matthews pin, on the recommendation of a review here, because that's what will let me attach a light. Turns out they were 100% correct, you're not attaching a light without that extra pin (you can see it in one of my attached pictures). I had a lot of reservations spending this much on a light stand, because they seem pretty simple in construction to cost as much as they do (and I had never touched one before now). But now that I have the stand and have used it, I'm buying another one soon. The construction is ridiculously heavy-duty, I'm super impressed with it. Everything on this stand is quality. All knobs take very little pressure to tighten all the way down and they hold crazy good. I have no idea how this compares to other brands but I feel this one to be worth the money. One thing I learned after the fact is that if you want the riser to disconnect from the base for easier travel, you'll need the C+/turtle base model. This one does not come apart at the base, so if you want that capability, you'll need to spend the extra money.
    Date published: 2016-07-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Solid - don't hesitate I was looking for a good boom for my off camera flash work. The boom stand I was using previously was sufficient, but the hinge broke after a few years of regular use. I highly recommend this C stand kit. It is super heavy duty, and appears as though it will last a lifetime. As I delve deeper, I learn new uses all the time - very practical indeed! Just beware it is large and heavy........ Perfect for studio, and good for location, if it fits in your car and you are willing to carry it around.... That being said, I often only brought one stand on location anyways (my old boom). Fantastic stand and built to last.
    Date published: 2016-09-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sturdy Support I use this stand to lift a Paul C. Buff Einstein light with a HUGE softbox attached to it. I also use two sandbags on the legs for a counter-weight. The stand performs great. It's sturdy and easy to set up. I like the large T-handles used for tightening the boom. I would say that the only drawbacks are that there is no way to stand the unit up once the legs are collapsed and that the legs are not removable. I believe there is a version of this stand that DOES have removable legs, so I would probably purchase that if I ever needed a second.
    Date published: 2015-02-06
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