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Matthews Century C+ Turtle Base Grip Arm Kit (Black, 10.5')

BH #MALSCP40BK • MFR #B756140
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Matthews Century C+ Turtle Base Grip Arm Kit (Black, 10.5')
Key Features
  • 40" Main Section
  • Removable Turtle Base
  • 40" Arm, Grip Head
This Matthews Century C+ Grip Head Kit consists of a black Century C+ stand with a 40" main riser and removable turtle base, a 2.5" swivel grip, and a Hollywood Arm that can hold a small light fixture, gobo, or flag. 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 stand rises to a maximum height of 10.5'.
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Matthews C+Stand 40" Turtle Base Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Matthews Century C+ Stand with Removable Turtle Base, Black - 10.5' (3.2m)
  • 3Matthews Hollywood Gobo Arm - 40" - Black
  • 4Matthews Hollywood Grip Head - 2-1/2"

This Matthews Century C+ Grip Head Kit consists of a black Century C+ stand with a 40" main riser and removable turtle base, a 2.5" swivel grip, and a Hollywood Arm that can hold a small light fixture, gobo, or flag. 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 stand rises to a maximum height of 10.5'.

Matthews Century C+ Stand with Removable Turtle Base, Black - 10.5' (3.2m)

This is a Matthews Black Century "C" Plus Turtle Base Stand with 40" main riser with removable turtle base.

The unique staggered leg design of a 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" - Black

This 40" Hollywood Black 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. New 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, Black - 10.5' (3.2m) Specs

Stand Type1 x C-Stand
Maximum Working Height126" / 320 cm
Minimum Working Height53" / 134.6 cm
Load Capacity22 lb / 9.98 kg
Closed Length53" / 134.6 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
FinishBlack
MaterialSteel
Weight11 lb / 5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight17 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)54 x 24 x 4"

Matthews Hollywood Gobo Arm - 40" - Black Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight3 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)40 x 5.5 x 0.6"

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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has the black paint held up over time?

has the black paint held up over time?
Asked by: Ryan
Yes, mine hasn't chipped, although it mostly stays in my studio, not a lot of throwing around.
Answered by: Willis
Date published: 2021-10-20

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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

What are the dimensions of the base when ...

What are the dimensions of the base when collapsed? I want to see if it will fit in a pelican case I already own.
Asked by: Laura
I contacted Matthews concerning your inquiry. While they did not list the dimensions of the turtle base, they did state that they recommend the Pelican 1750 Long Case with Foam (Black), B&H # PE1750FB, for use with the Matthews Century C+ Stand with Removable Turtle Base, Black - 10.5'. It is the same case that is included with the purchase of the Matthews RoadRags C-Vival Kit - 18x24" (45.7x61cm), B&H # MARRCK, which includes the same light stand listed above.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2020-10-19

Can Matthews Mini Matth Boom MABMMB • MFR # ...

Can Matthews Mini Matth Boom MABMMB • MFR # B427802 maybe install directly on top of this c stand? I plan to attach a 60 inch umbrella with speedlight and adap mount.
Asked by: Jean
Yes, the Mini will mount to any 5/8" Baby Pin.
Answered by: Matthews Expert
Date published: 2020-02-27

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
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