40″ Hex Grip Arm Video

A few months ago Kupo announced an exciting innovation in grip arm design called the 40″ Hex Grip Arm. It’s a standard 40″ Kupo Grip arm but at the other end of our 40″ grip arm, you will find a baby hex pin with six milled flat surfaces machined into the surface.  Now, you can mount your light fixtures or accessories on the end of your grip arm like a mini boom. They won’t rotate due to the set-screw of that fixture or accessory, locking onto one of the sides of the hex pin. Here is a short video so you can see it in action!

40" Hex Grip Arm in Action

40″ Hex Grip Arm Supporting a 1K Fresnel

 

Hex Pin Detail

Hex Pin Detail

Normally you would have to use a long pin through the grip head to mount your light fixture or accessory, but we figured why not take a standard grip arm and make it that much better? When using the 40″ Hex Grip Arm, you should always place one of the legs of your stand in line with the grip arm. I would also suggest using a sandbag opposite the load so it won’t tip over. 

The 40″ Hex Grip Arm is available in silver or matte black. 

For more information, check out the original Blog Post & Product Information

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40″ Hex Grip Arm with Big Handle

THIS IS NOT YOUR DADDY’S GRIP ARM!

Have you ever tried to use a grip arm as a mini boom by mounting a light fixture at the end of it, only to find gravity pulling it downwards because the set screw wasn’t strong to hold up its weight? We’ll now there’s a simple solution.

Kupo just introduced an exciting innovation in grip arm design. At the end of our 40″ grip arm, you will find a baby hex pin with six milled flat surfaces. So now you can mount your light fixtures or accessories on the end of your grip arm like a mini boom and they won’t rotate due to the set-screw of that fixture or accessory, locking onto one of the sides of the hex pin.

40" Grip Arm with Hex Pin - KG203711

40″ Grip Arm with Hex Pin – KG203711

 

Hex Pin Detail

Hex Pin Detail

 

Milled Flat Detail

Set-screw tightened against one of the milled flats so it won’t rotate.

 

40" Hex Grip Arm in Action

40″ Hex Grip Arm Supporting a 1K Fresnel.

Silver 40″ Grip Arm with Big Handle – KG203711

Black 40″ Grip Arm with Big Handle – KG203612

The 40″ Hex Grip Arm with Big Handle is a 2 1/2″ Grip Head mounted on the end of a 40″ steel bar 5/8″ (16mm) in diameter that is painstakingly machined to create a rough non-slip surface. At the end is a hex pin with six milled flats. The 40″ Hex Grip Arm is available in both machined silver and a stealthy black powder coat. Below you will find more information and technical specifications.

Length: 42.75 in / 108.59 cm
Width: 6.19 in / 15.72 cm
Height: 2.50 in / 6.35 cm
Weight: 3.04 lb / 1.38 kg
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