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Background Leader Bar

Part Number: LB

From $56.99


The Savage Background Leader Bar is a one-piece aluminum bar that quickly and easily attaches to the bottom edge of paper, vinyl, and cloth backgrounds. The weight of the leader bar reduces ripples and draping, prevents curling, and helps position the background for a perfect sweep.

All single Background Leader Bars include a free roll of #1 Super White Seamless Background Paper. Color substitutions are not available. The 3-pack does not include a roll of seamless paper.



Features & Specs

One-piece aluminum bar
Easy to open & close design
Single 54" Leader Bar includes a free roll of 53" x 36' Savage #1 Super White Seamless Paper
Single 86" Leader Bar includes a free roll of 86" x 36' Savage #1 Super White Seamless Paper
Single 107" Leader Bar includes a free roll of 107" x 36' Savage #1 Super White Seamless Paper
3-Pack does not include a roll of seamless paper

15 reviews for Background Leader Bar

    November 21, 2022
    The leader bar does a great job on holding the paper so rolling up and down is easy. However, to clip on to the background paper is a little hard, if this can be made easier then I would give 5 stars.
    September 16, 2022
    Works great. A bit awkward to install because it’s spring loaded but it keeps the paper talked and protects the edge. Now I just need two more
    Mia Lee
    August 5, 2022
    Super handy tool! It keeps the seamless perfectly straight and lined up when it’s pulled all the way out on the floor, and it helps it hang taught when you don’t need it under your subjects feet. You just have to make sure your paper is cut perfectly straight.
    Jensen Bell
    July 2, 2022
    Perfect for that bottom edge of the paper. Weighs it down nicely and protects it.
    May 1, 2022
    Easy to install and makes the paper hang a lot more smooth.
    Tony Walkinshaw
    August 24, 2021
    This easy to install bar is a necessary piece of equipment for any photographer who values his backdrop. It preserves the paper and virtually eliminates the need to be continually trimming the bottom end of the paper due ragged edges caused by continual use. I highly recommend purchasing this Background Leader Bar.
    August 1, 2021
    Love these bars! Easy to install, paper stays wrinkle free. Should have go these a long time ago. Well worth the cost.
    Mark Chaudhary
    January 21, 2021
    Much better than the Manfrotto round leader bars. Easy to put on and take off. Just the right amount of weight.
    Jennilyn Proulx
    January 15, 2021
    If you own a single seamless of any size.... you NEED leader bars! They just make everything so much easier and clean. Perfect weight!
    November 24, 2020
    You might think these are too pricey and not worth the expense, but they are really a must-have accessory. I initially tried using several clamps to weight the end of the rolls, but that was a mess. The leader bars keep the backdrops hanging nice, even, wrinkle-free and easy to deal with. Unfortunately, there is no option for the 86" rolls, but I found the 107" bars could be cut down to size using a non-ferrous saw blade that left a cut clean enough so that the end caps could be re-installed. Definitely worth it!
    Stephanie Lotven
    July 8, 2020
    I love the leader bar! It makes such a difference in keeping our paper backdrops in good shape. It is easy to use and really keeps the paper in shape and easy to work with! I can't believe I didn't buy this sooner!
    June 6, 2020
    This has made my life so much easier. I'm just starting off and the bar was the perfect purchase. The additional paper is just what I needed.
    Nathan Deal
    June 6, 2020
    Makes switching backdrops so much faster and cleaner, especially when you don't have an assistant and you are trying to work quickly. You know your backdrop or sweep is going to be pulled evenly every time too!
    January 17, 2020
    Like it much better than the spring clamps I've used for years to weight the end of the paper. Installation on the 107" is painful by yourself though. I set up multiple shop tables and pulled the paper to lay flat on that. Takes 1/2 hour of fiddling. Highly recommend having a helper or two. Love the results though.
    Mike Barry
    May 27, 2019
    This leader bar is wonderful! It was easy to install, just open clamp, insert paper end, and reclamp. It does take two people because the paper is so wide and has to be aligned properly.
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Background Leader Bar

Yes. We recommend using a fine-tooth metal saw to trim the Leader Bar to a custom length. Check for the location of internal spring-clips prior to cutting. Use a file to remove any burrs from the cut edge. (product modifications void warrantee)

No, but you can purchase a single leader bar and receive a free roll of #1 Super White Seamless Paper.

Unfortunately, we do not allow color substitutes for the seamless paper that comes with the Leader Bar.

The Background Leader Bar can be used on seamless paper backdrops but it also works great for vinyl and cloth backdrops!

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