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#1 Mark Kenfield

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Posted 09 February 2019 - 10:01 PM

Hi everyone,

I'm trying to track down a lightweight (preferably aluminium) c-stand column (ideally a 30" or 40") with a standard Junior pin base, to use to extend the reach of an Avenger A4050CS Boom Stand.

A steel column would be too heavy for my tastes. So I'm wondering if anyone knows of any lighter options?

Cheers,

Mark


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#2 JD Hartman

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 06:08 PM

Use the casting and pins from a shabby looking used C-stand, substitute aluminum tubing from a metals supplier for the steel tubing.  

For example:  https://www.mcmaster...aluminum-tubing


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#3 Mark Kenfield

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Posted 10 February 2019 - 09:57 PM

Thanks JD. Sounds like a good, simple, fix.

Unfortunately I don't have any old or shabby c-stands to hand. But I think I've found what I'm looking for though. Avenger make aluminium combo stand extensions, the 142B and the 146B, and they seem to fit the bill pretty perfectly for what I need. The weight is pretty good too, 2.4kg and 2.8kg respectively.


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