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Matthews Hollywood C-Stand Grip Arm Kit (Silver, 10.5')

BH #MALSC40HW • MFR #756040
Matthews
Matthews Hollywood C-Stand Grip Arm Kit (Silver, 10.5')
Key Features
  • Double Riser C-Stand with 2.5" Grip Head
  • 40" Arm with Grip Head
  • Sliding Leg
  • Load Capacity: 22 lb
Featuring a time-honored design with unique features such as a sliding leg, the silver Hollywood C-Stand Grip Arm Kit from Matthews is durable support. The stand rises to a maximum height of 10.5' and has a stable footprint of 27.5". The sliding leg can be positioned anywhere on the riser to balance the stand on uneven terrain, against stairs, sliding under chairs, tables, "apple boxes", or pretty much whatever you encounter. The stand ships with a removable 2.5" grip head and another 2.5" head permanently mounted onto the stand's removable 40" arm, both with two 5/8 and 3/8" holes that accept flags, scrims, gobos, and other modifiers.
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Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand 10.5' Overview

Featuring a time-honored design with unique features such as a sliding leg, the silver Hollywood C-Stand Grip Arm Kit from Matthews is durable support. The stand rises to a maximum height of 10.5' and has a stable footprint of 27.5". The sliding leg can be positioned anywhere on the riser to balance the stand on uneven terrain, against stairs, sliding under chairs, tables, "apple boxes", or pretty much whatever you encounter. The stand ships with a removable 2.5" grip head and another 2.5" head permanently mounted onto the stand's removable 40" arm, both with two 5/8 and 3/8" holes that accept flags, scrims, gobos, and other modifiers.

Sliding Leg
Also known as a "Rocky Mountain" or leveling leg, the sliding leg can be positioned anywhere on the riser to balance the stand on uneven terrain, against stairs, sliding under chairs, tables, "apple boxes", or pretty much whatever you encounter.
Grip Heads
The stand ships with a removable 2.5" grip head. The grip head allows tilting the stand's 40" arm that has a permanently mounted grip head. In a pinch, the arm can even be used as a mini boom. Each head has two 5/8 and 3/8" serrated holes for flags, scrims, gobos, small lights, and other modifiers.

Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand 10.5' Specs

Stand Type1 x C-Stand with Grip Arm / Grip Head
Maximum Working Height126.5" / 321.3 cm, without Boom Arm (without Counterweight)
Minimum Working Height53" / 1.4 cm
Load Capacity22 lb / 10 kg
Mounting
Arm Mount (to Light/Accessory)Grip Head
Arm Mount (to Stand)Grip Head
Stand/Column Top Mount5/8" Stud
Features
Accepts Second RiserNo
WheelsNot Compatible
Air CushionedNo
Detachable BaseNo
Leveling LegYes
Reverse LegsNo
General
Arm Length40" / 100 cm
Number of Sections3
Footprint Diameter27.5" / 70 cm
Leg ShapeRound
FinishSilver
MaterialSteel
Weight16 lb / 7.3 kg
Warranty LengthLimited 1-Year Warranty
Packaging Info
Package Weight21 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)56 x 20 x 3"

Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand 10.5' Reviews

Massive

By Dan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-12

You'll buy these exactly one time in your life. If money isn't too tight, these are well worth the investment. Every single part of this stand is a hundred times over engineered. Short of running over them with a car or truck, they are never going to break. A slight caution with these. They are heavy. Really heavy. You don't just throw two of these in a bag with lights and walk around. No they weigh a ton. They need their own case. If portability is a major requirement, look at other lighter stands. These can be folded and moved around, and have some level of portability - but two of them weigh a ton - over that 40 pound limit of simply carrying things. On the bright side - oh the build. The knobs are all huge metal castings, they will never break. The screws are all big heavy duty screws going into thick metal fittings. The pipes are all super thick wall. There are only six small plastic bits - the bushings to prevent the columns from smashing against metal, and the leg caps. The arm does need a 6 pin to attach lights or accessories. Not sure why that wasn't included in the kit. Every joint comes with white lithium grease on it. So, early on, you might get some grease on your hands. Over time that will go away. It isn't intuitively obvious how to fold the legs and lock them. You just have to play with them to understand the system. Buy this one time, it is the best. To get the best most stable, stand you give up lightweight and some level of portability (they still can be used on location - it just takes more brawn to get them there).

Amazing C stand

By Michel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-13

Good quality

quality

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

just ordered three of these matthews century stands. So glad i did and wondering why i used the garbage ones i had for so many years. these will last a lifetime.

Sturdy, outstanding stand

By Brian
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-13

I should have ordered this a long time ago. Outstanding stand. Very sturdy. I use it with a Godox AD200 and any modifier I want. Just have to use some sandbags. Awesome.

Solid, high-quality

By Aaron
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-23

The typical Matthews quality. Industry-standard, sturdy, well-made. If you need a c-stand with an adjustable leg, then this is your stand.

Standard c stand well built

By Juan Manuel
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-19

The standard for a reason, can't go wrong

I have been waiting for this along time.

By Frank
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-16

sturdy and stable. I can now use overhead lighting. Also, the knobs need only be turned slightly to grip; a big help when you are alone with heavy gear.

Only Matthews in my kit

By Jim
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-13

I work in film and TV and work with all types of C-stands. You know the ones that give me the least trouble? The Matthews. They are indestructible. The legs fold in and out with ease. The risers work smoothly. You get what you pay for in this business. Pay the little extra and get the stands that will last. Oh, and label them so you keep them!

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question

can you mount a boom arm to this one ? and if so which one ?
Asked by: Anonymous
In place of the grip arm included with the stand, the Matthews Mini Boom (45-80"), B&H # MABMM can be used for holding heavier lights. It features a hook at the end to add a counterweight as well. https://bhpho.to/2kF8qkD
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2019-09-10

can this cstand be "soldiered" with another of ...

can this cstand be "soldiered" with another of the same unit for more efficient storage? and can you use impact 40" risers & impact grip heads with this cstand? if it's not compatible, is this the right grip head ( B&H # MAHWH2.5 ) for this matthews sliding leg cstand?
Asked by: Kevin
You may purchase the Matthews C-Stand Rolling KitBag for 3 Stands (Black), B&H # MA339776, or the Impact Rolling Case for Three 52" C-Stands, B&H # IMLKB3RCS, may be purchased for efficient storage and transport of the Matthews Hollywood C-Stand Grip Arm Kit (Silver, 10.5'). While Impact C-stand risers are not listed as separate accessories on our website, if you already own an Impact C-stand riser, it should be compatible for use with the above stand, along with Impact grip heads and the Matthews Hollywood Grip Head - 2-1/2".
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2022-09-19

question

I own this stand, Matthews Hollywood Century C Stand Grip Arm Kit - 10.5' (3.2m)B&H # MALSC40HW MFR # 756040. I need an attachment to connect a PCB Einstein to the end, is anything compatible sold for this use?
Asked by: Joe
I don't think you need any special attachment. Just attach the strobe to the side of the arm without the knuckle on it. anything with a baby pin receptacle should fit on the c stand arm.
Answered by: Alan T.
Date published: 2018-08-27

which t-knob is replacement knob?

which t-knob is replacement knob?
Asked by: Yuki
Here are two options: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1215323-REG/matthews_2111_3_8_bullet_t_knob.html https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1215322-REG/matthews_2109_3_8_knurled_t_knob.html
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2021-05-12

Does this have a turtle base?

Does this have a turtle base?
Asked by: Alexis
No
Answered by: Brandon
Date published: 2021-05-06

Looking for an outdoor C stand. I own a bunch of ...

Looking for an outdoor C stand. I own a bunch of the impact turtle base kits, (Impact Turtle Base C-Stand Kit (10.75', Chrome) BH #IMLSCT40MK ), but this Matthews Cstand seems better than the impact sliding leg version, since the Matthews bottom legs are all one piece for sliding leg outdoors. would the impact grip heads/accessories fit on the matthews c stands?
Asked by: Kevin
Yes, the Impact grip heads and grip arms are compatible with other C-stands from Matthews.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-09-19

What is needed to use a galvanized pipe as cross ...

What is needed to use a galvanized pipe as cross bars?
Asked by: Moses
You can do it with a grip heads and end jaws. https://bhpho.to/2ZU5uB9
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2020-12-09

can i simply attach a aputure light to this stand ...

can i simply attach a aputure light to this stand or do I need more accessories like a ball head and sandbags?
Asked by: louis
You can attach almost any light to this stand, either to the arm or the column itself. You don't need a sandbag if you know the correct way to set up a c-stand, but it would be highly recommended. As a ex-professional grip walking around NYC observing shoots I can tell you few people truly understand how to use these stands correctly, so be sure to do you research!
Answered by: Jeremey
Date published: 2020-12-14
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