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Matthews 40" C-Stand with Sliding Leg, Grip Head, and Arm (Black, 10.5')

BH #MALSC40HWB • MFR #B756040
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Matthews 40" C-Stand with Sliding Leg, Grip Head, and Arm (Black, 10.5')
Key Features
  • Sliding Leg for Uneven Surfaces
  • 40" Double Riser C-Stand
  • Non-Twisting Grip Head and Arm
  • Industry-Standard 5/8" Baby Pin
While C-stands have been around since the dawn of the movie industry, what makes the black Matthews 40" C-Stand with Sliding Leg, Grip Head, and Arm special is its sliding third leg, alternatively called a "lazy" or "Rocky Mountain" leg. Whatever you call it, the leg can be positioned anywhere on the riser to stabilize the stand, work around obstructions like stairs, or deal with tight spaces. The stand rises to a height of 10.5' and can support gear weighing up to 22 lb. The large T-handles provide a secure grip.
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Matthews B756040 Overview

While C-stands have been around since the dawn of the movie industry, what makes the black Matthews 40" C-Stand with Sliding Leg, Grip Head, and Arm special is its sliding third leg, alternatively called a "lazy" or "Rocky Mountain" leg. Whatever you call it, the leg can be positioned anywhere on the riser to stabilize the stand, work around obstructions like stairs, or deal with tight spaces. The stand rises to a height of 10.5' and can support gear weighing up to 22 lb. The large T-handles provide a secure grip.

Independent sliding (Rocky Mountain) top leg adjustment for leveling on uneven terrain
Grip head and arm allow for mounting and placement of gobos, small reflectors, and small light fixtures
Serrated gobo heads ensure a strong bite on 5/8 or 3/8" pins, arms, or other grip accessories and prevent side roll
Stay-put T-handles won't fall out of riser castings

Matthews B756040 Specs

Stand Type1 x C-Stand with Grip Arm / Grip Head
Maximum Working Height10.5' / 3.2 m
Minimum Working Height53" / 134.6 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
FinishBlack
MaterialMetal
Weight16 lb / 7.3 kg
Warranty LengthLimited 1-Year Warranty
Packaging Info
Package Weight22.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)56 x 22 x 3"

Matthews B756040 Reviews

Not cheap but not cheap!

By H Alan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-08

Very pleased with this stand. Heavy, solid, stable, easily holds lights with my largest modifiers. The adjustable height (Rocky Mountain) leg helps with tight or uneven spaces. Delayed spending money on c-stands in favor of regular, and much cheaper (price and quality), light stands. I should have upgraded sooner, it's night and day. Planning on buying another one (or two) soon.

Quality equipment

By Daniel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-18

A bit of a game changer for lighting scenes. Came from cheap stands that fell over or broke in the middle of increasingly high value shoots. Have a bit more reach and can use bigger stands etc. Very happy with the purchase.

Reliable

By Rene
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-22

I have been using this version of a C-Stand for 20+ years and it never fails.

ALMOST The Perfect C-Stand

By Tim
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-11

Just replaced my Avenger turtle-base stands with eight of these MSE beauties. These are lighter weight and darker color. Easy to open, close and carry. Gobo heads are perfect. The only downside is that the powder coated finish will make the arm a tiny bit too thick to mount many 5/8 adapters like the one pictured.

Best value in C-stands, and American Made

By Jason
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-01

Matthews studio equipment is second to none. Not only are these stands rugged, they're made in America with quality metals. The sliding leg is great for leveling on stairs or other awkward areas. Great for holding flags, bounces, scrims, and light weight LED lights.

Black c-stand

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

It holds things up. It is good.

I only use mathews

By Daniel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-01

These are so dependable. I purchased one of these over 12 years ago and it was still in perfect condition before I sold it for almost the same amount as I paid. Now I will be buying the black version.

The Gold Standard

By Jonny
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-31

These are the best C stands on the market. Sliding leg is useful for uneven terrain.

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does this have everything i need to attach a moonlight to this stand? i am not understanding how a strobe would attach to this? please help.
Asked by: Paul B.
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I just got this and I love it. I want to know, if I unscrew the screw that connects the nondetachable legs to the stand, would I be able to use detachable legs with the same stand or are the stands with the turtle base designed specifically for those type of legs?
Asked by: Emmitt S.
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Asked by: Ben
The stand itself is in a large box and the Arm and Head are in a smaller box ensuring that the items arrive to our customers in great condition.
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Date published: 2020-10-17
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