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Background Leader Bar

Part Number: LB

From $44.99



The Savage Background Leader Bar is a two-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 #01 Super White Seamless Background Paper. Color substitutions are not available. The 3-pack does not include a roll of seamless paper.



Two-piece aluminum bar
Easy to open & close design
Single 54" Leader Bar includes a free roll of 53" x 12yd Savage #01 Super White Seamless Paper
Single 107" Leader Bar includes a free roll of 107" x 12yd Savage #01 Super White Seamless Paper
3-Pack does not include a roll of seamless paper
107" Wide size also accommodates narrower backdrops like our 86" wide seamless paper

7 reviews for Background Leader Bar

  1. Mike Barry (verified owner)

    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.

  2. George (verified owner)

    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.

  3. Nathan Deal (verified owner)

    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!

  4. KYANA EXCEUS (verified owner)

    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.

  5. Stephanie Lotven (verified owner)

    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!

  6. 0504771 (verified owner)

    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!

  7. Jennilyn Proulx (verified owner)

    If you own a single seamless of any size…. you NEED leader bars! They just make everything so much easier and clean. Perfect weight!

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Background Leader Bar

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

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

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

We do not currently offer an 86″ wide leader bar, however the 107″ leader bar can accommodate the 86″ seamless paper. You will need to make sure your shooting space is wide enough to allow the 107″ 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)

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