Grip Hardware

Baby Pins & Plates Day Rate
3" Baby Pin 1/4" Female $2.00
3" Baby Pin 1/4" Male $2.00
3" Baby Pin 3/8" Female $2.00
3" Baby Pin 3/8" Male $2.00
Baby Pin w/ 1/2" Male Thread $ Call
Baby Nail Plate $3.25
Baby Nail Plate on Wood $4.00
Baby Norms Pin 6" $2.50

Small and easy to keep in that emergency kit, the 6" Pin with Collar can be mounted in a Grip Head, without fear of it slipping through the hole when a light fixture is attached. Often used with a 40" Gobo Arm as a short light boom.

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Cheesplate Adapter Pin 6" $2.00
Baby Pin Light Socket Adapter $3.00
TVMP Adapter $1.00
Baby Pin Adapter - 5/8" female to 1/4-20" male $2.00

Baby Pin with 1/4" Set Screw Adapter @ $2.00 each per day. Note: Carefully secure pin and screw when in use.

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Baby Clamps Day Rate
Gag Double Grip Head $2.00

The Gag is the combination of two sets of Grip Head Plates on one shaft, and with one locking spin handle. It serves many purposes, such as making a yoke with a Grip Head at each end or converting a Double Extension Arm to a Triple Extension Arm, feathering two Open End Scrims for a graduated lighting effect.

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Super Mafer Clamp w/ Baby Pin $4.00

Strengthened to withstand greater clamping pressure than any other clamp of its kind, the Super Mafer Clamp is now even more diversely effective. The protective pads in the jaws have been reformulated for better gripping action. Because of its superior strength, several new attachments have been added. Comes standard with a 5/8" baby Pin.

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Double Super Mafer w/ Baby Pin $4.50

The Double Super Mafer allows the use of two Mafer attachments with one clamp. The castings and the reformulated protective pads in the jaws are now strong enough for us to be able to make this Double Super Mafer Clamp. Use a Hollywood Superflex Arm at one end and a 5/8' Baby Pin with a light fixture at the other end, or do the reverse and use the small light fixture on the Superflex Arm and a Grip Head with Gobo Arm and Flag on the other end. The possibilities are endless!

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Center Jaw Cardellini Clamp 3" $4.00

Provides strong, solid gripping of round, square, or rectangular tubing and many other common and irregular shapes. Features ergonomic handle design and reinforced jaws, and the shaft is 1010 chrome plated steel. The Center Jaw has a fixed jaw mounted at the base of the Baby Pin portion of the shaft providing strong support for the pin.

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End Jaw Cardellini Clamp 2" $4.00

Provides strong, solid gripping of round, square, or rectangular tubing and many other common and irregular shapes. Features ergonomic handle design and reinforced jaws, and the shaft is 1010 chrome plated steel. The End Jaw has the fixed jaw mounted at the end of the threaded portion of the shaft.

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Extendellini Cardellini Extension $2.00

Extends grip of a Cardellini Clamp by 10". Must be used with a Cardellini clamp.

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MP-9 Baby Cardellini Style Clamp $6.00
Baby Chain Vice Grip $4.00

The Chain Grip provides maximum gripping power on any size pipe up to 6" in diameter. EXTREME CAUTION must be taken when the 5/8" pin provided on the adjustment screw is used. Be sure that any off-center weight is toward the locking direction (clockwise); allowing more weight on the other side could loosen the jaws.

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Quacker Clamp $4.00

Ideal for holding beadboard and foamcore bounce materials.

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Baby Gaffer Grip $3.75

The Matthews Gaffer Grip with 5/8" Pins is a multi-use clamp which can hold small light fixtures virtually anywhere that the adjustable jaw can clamp over. The jaw is equipped with 12 rubber gripper pads that not only protect the surface being clamped but also provide greater gripping ability.

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Baby Grid Clamp $3.25

Made to clamp securely on overhead grids, car rigs, or camera car rails for mounting light fixtures. The Baby Grid Clamp can also be inverted with the pin mounting into a Grip Head for spanning pipe between two stands. Clamp will grip a pipe having a minimum diameter of 1-1/4" (1.660) OD and a maximum diameter of 1-1/2" (1.990) OD. Exceeds Tensile Strength @ 16,000 lbs.

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Baby Pipe Clamp $2.50

Both the Baby Pipe Clamp and the Junior Pipe Clamp have a uniquely designed hook molded into the clamp which keeps the clamp on the pipe even with a light fixture attached while the bolt is being tightened. The Baby Pipe Clamp terminates in a 5/8 Pin with a safety chain and cotter pin attached.

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Drop Ceiling Scissor Clamp $3.25

Made to attach to the dropped ceiling tile support rails found in many offices, it affords the mounting of small lighting instruments on its 5/8" pin without the need for a stand. The Drop Ceiling Cable Holder (included with clip) clips onto the 5/8" pin to keep cables near the ceiling and out of the shot.

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Putty Knife w/ Baby Spud $2.00

Another emergency kit gadget that allows the placement of a 5/8' pin in many unusual locations. Because of its strength and its very thin profile the Putty Knife can be slipped behind a door molding, windowsill molding, the top of a closed door, a baseboard, the backing on a bookcase, and so on, and so on, and so on.

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ATTA Pin $1.00

ATTA PIN ensures that your heavy flags, cutters and scrims will stay exactly in place for as long as you need. Slip the ATTA PIN over the frame of the rag and connect the post to a mounted grip head for an accurate, rock-steady placement. May also be used to steady a knife blade gel frame.

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Flat Gel Frame Holder With Baby Pin $2.00
Baby Drop Down $3.50

Drop Downs are most commonly used on Lighting Booms. The pivoting mounting allows the use of a light box or other lighting instruments to maintain a horizontal position regardless of the angle of the boom.

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"Baby Saver" 1 Receiver to 2 Pins $2.00

Adapts from (1) Female Baby pin Receiver to (2) 5/8" Baby Pins.

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Baby Magic Finger $4.00
Mafer Snap Ins Day Rate
7" Snap in Baby Pin $1.00
3" Snap in Baby Pin $1.00
Hollywood Superflex Arm Snap-in $6.00
Swivel Snap In $2.00

Allows two Super Mafers to be connected so that one can swivel. Often used to support Microphone Fish poles or Matthpoles

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Snap-in TVMP Adater $2.00
Snap-in Swivel J-Hook $2.00

A U-Hook bracket that can be used to hang cables; or, when used in pairs, to suspend tubes, pipes, backgrounds or even to support a horizontal Matthpole. Snaps in to a Super Mafer Clamp.

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Snap In Magic Arm 20" $3.50
Junior Pins & Plates Day Rate
Junior to Baby Adapter $3.25
Jr. To 3/8" Female Thread $3.00
Junior Nail Plate $4.50
Junior Wall Plate on Wood $5.00
Junior Clamps Day Rate
Junior Pipe Clamp $4.00

The Junior Pipe Clamp has a uniquely designed hook molded into the clamp which keeps the clamp on the pipe even with a light fixture attached while the bolt is being tightened. The Junior Pipe Clamp of course terminates in a Junior Receiver and also has a safety chain and cotter pin attached.

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Big Ben Clamp $3.00
Junior Grid Clamp $3.00

Junior Grid Clamp: For mounting larger lighting fixtures securely to overhead grids, car rigs, or camera car rails. Clamp will grip 1-1/4" pipe (1.660) OD minimum diameter, to a maximum of 1-1/2" pipe (1.990) OD. Exceeds Tensile Strength @ 16,000 lbs.

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Junior 45° Drop Down $3.50
Junior Poultry Bracket $8.00

Need a Junior as a backlight, but can't use a light stand because it can't be hidden behind the telephone pole that is in the shot Use the telephone pole as your light stand. Or use a street lamp or a tree trunk! The Matthews Poultry Bracket turns all of these into instant light stands. Made with a 1-1/8' Junior Receiver at the end of the arm.

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C-Clamps Day Rate
10" Junior C-Clamp $4.50
8" Junior C-Clamp $4.50
6" Junior C-Clamp $4.50
4" Junior C-Clamp $4.50
8" Baby C-Clamp $4.00
6" Baby C-Clamp $4.00
5" Baby C-Clamp $4.00
4" Baby C-Clamp $4.00
8" C-Clamp $4.00
6" C-Clamp $4.00
4" C-Clamp $4.00
Split C-Clamp 1-1/4" Speedrail $6.00
Split C-Clamp 5/8" Rod $4.00
Furniture Clamps Day Rate
Heavy Duty Furniture Clamp $5.00
36" Furniture Clamp w/ Baby Pin Adapter $4.50

Available in 6" to 36" lengths. Also known as Bar Clamps, a rough adjustment is made by releasing the spring loaded lock and sliding the adjustable half of the clamp over the serrated bar. Final tightening is done with the worm screw handle. The Bar Clamp Adapter, included, slides over the bar and tightens with two thumb screws.

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24" Furniture Clamp w/ Baby Pin Adapter $4.50

Available in 6" to 36" lengths. Also known as Bar Clamps, a rough adjustment is made by releasing the spring loaded lock and sliding the adjustable half of the clamp over the serrated bar. Final tightening is done with the worm screw handle. The Bar Clamp Adapter, included, slides over the bar and tightens with two thumb screws.

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18" Furniture Clamp w/ Baby Pin Adapter $4.50

Available in 6" to 36" lengths. Also known as Bar Clamps, a rough adjustment is made by releasing the spring loaded lock and sliding the adjustable half of the clamp over the serrated bar. Final tightening is done with the worm screw handle. The Bar Clamp Adapter, included, slides over the bar and tightens with two thumb screws.

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12" Furniture Clamp w/ Baby Pin Adapter $4.00

Available in 6" to 36" lengths. Also known as Bar Clamps, a rough adjustment is made by releasing the spring loaded lock and sliding the adjustable half of the clamp over the serrated bar. Final tightening is done with the worm screw handle. The Bar Clamp Adapter, included, slides over the bar and tightens with two thumb screws.

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Bar Clamp Adapter with 5/8" Pin $3.50

Another product which was designed to allow the mounting of a small light fixture to a Furniture Clamp, but which has become a product used for much more. The Bar Clamp Adapter can be mounted on any rod measuring up to 1" diagonally. The 5/8" pin can also be mounted into a Grip Head and used to hold small items.

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Heavy Duty Bar Clamp Adapter with 5/8" Pin $4.00

Another product which was designed to allow the mounting of a small light fixture to a Furniture Clamp, but which has become a product used for much more. The Bar Clamp Adapter can be mounted on any rod measuring up to 1" diagonally. The 5/8" pin can also be mounted into a Grip Head and used to hold small items.

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Miscellaneous Grip Day Rate
Sure-Clamp $3.00
1" Board Holder w/ Baby Pin $2.00
Cantrell Holder $3.00
Set of 3 12K Extension Ears $20.00

One of the problems generated by a light source such as a 12K or larger is the tremendous heat transmitted from the front of the light. Using stainless diffusion is not a problem; however when trying to diffuse the source with silk or lighting control filters extreme temperatures will destroy these materials. The Extension Ear will allow the diffusion to be positioned a distance away from the light source thereby avoiding the intense heat and creating an even spread of the light. Designed for use with the ARRIMAX 12/18.

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Chain Vice Grip $4.00

Chain vise grip W/o Baby Spud

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K-Stacker $6.00

With K-Stackers a “Tower of Fluo Power” can be created by tying together two or three large fluorescent fixtures on a rolling stand or Runway Base. Mount up to six 4-foot fixtures, hang the ballasts off the back, tie everything together into a power strip and, with just a stinger to the power source, this compact, powerful light source can be moved almost anywhere.

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Scissor Clip With Cable Hook $3.00
Theatrical Pipe Clamp $2.50
#3 Grip Clip $1.00
#2 Grip Clip $0.50
#1 Grip Clip $0.50
String of Grip Clips 5 Ea. $5.00

String of A Clamps (5 each Large, Medium, Small)

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Sidearms & Triple Headers Day Rate
Junior Triple Header $4.00

Triple Headers are especially useful when several light fixtures are needed in a relatively small amount of floor space. The Junior Triple Header allows the use of three larger fixtures. All female receivers are of the Posi-V-Lock Design.

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Junior Side Arm $4.00

Side Arms can be clamped anywhere on the stand riser, allowing a light to be lowered to just above the legs and slightly offset, without the need for another stand. The Heavy Duty Side Arms utilize a special vice clamp and are made with heavier materials. The Junior terminates in a single 1-1/8" Posi-V-Lock receiver.

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Junior 45° Dropping Offset Arm $4.00
Junior Offset Arm $3.00
Baby Triple Header $4.00

Triple Headers are especially useful when several light fixtures are needed in a relatively small amount of floor space. These headers are mounted on the light stand and allow five objects on the Baby Triple Header.

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Baby Side Arm $4.00

Side Arms can be clamped anywhere on the stand riser, allowing a light to be lowered to just above the legs and slightly offset, without the need for another stand. The Heavy Duty Side Arms utilize a special vice clamp and are made with heavier materials. The Baby terminates in double 5/8" pins

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Baby Offset Arm $3.00
Baby Flag Arm $4.00
Booms and Hangers Day Rate
5' - 10' HD Double Extension Hanger w/ Stirrup $12.00
4' - 8' HD Double Extension Hanger w/ Stirrup $10.00
9' Mole HD Single Extension Hanger w/ Stirrup $8.00
4' Rigid Hanger W/ Dual Baby Pins $6.00
4' HD Single Extension Hanger w/ Stirrup $8.00
Matthews Junior Boom $20.00

The largest and heaviest duty boom currently made by MSE. The Junior Boom measures 68 when fully collapsed and will extend to over 10 feet. The Junior Boom has a 25 pound counter balance weight attached and features the same tilt locking and mounting mechanism found on the Baby Boom.

Extends from 67.5" (172cm) to 120" (300cm)

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Menace Arm 10' Kit Complete $20.00

Modern Menace Arm Kit, Including: Modern Menace Arm Clamp (3 Piece), 10' SpeedRail section and (3) Hook Straps

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Menace Arm Clamp 3 piece $10.00
C-Boom Clamp $5.00
Telescoping Hanger Stirrup $2.00
Telescoping Hanger Junior Receiver $3.00
Spreaders & Matth Poles Day Rate
Maxi Matthpole 99" - 187" $12.00

Matthews Matthpoles are stronger and more durable than any similar product. Unique "expanding casting" provides the pressure for holding the Matthpole in place. Used primarily in studios for mounting seamless paper and backdrops with the use of Super Mafer Clamps and Swivel U-Hooks; the Matthpole has also been used in a horizontal position behind the President of the United States to support small lighting fixtures, in campaign venues for many candidates, and probably in many places we don't even know about. Manufactured in three overlapping sizes, Matthpoles can be used in openings as small as 30" to 187" which is almost 15 feet without the need for extensions.

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Medium Matthpole 53" - 97" $10.00
Small Matthpole 30" - 53" $9.00

Matthews Matthpoles are stronger and more durable than any similar product. Unique "expanding casting" provides the pressure for holding the Matthpole in place. Used primarily in studios for mounting seamless paper and backdrops with the use of Super Mafer Clamps and Swivel U-Hooks; the Matthpole has also been used in a horizontal position behind the President of the United States to support small lighting fixtures, in campaign venues for many candidates, and probably in many places we don't even know about. Manufactured in three overlapping sizes, Matthpoles can be used in openings as small as 30" to 178" which is almost 15 feet without the need for extensions.

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2X6 Wall Spreader set (3) Piece $5.50

Wall Spreaders are used in both vertical and horizontal positions. They are placed at each end of a 2x6 piece of lumber. The Wall Spreader is a three piece system, one is simply a receptacle for the lumber with a padded flat plate welded to it to protect the wall or ceiling and the other is a receptacle for lumber and a telescoping piece to insure a tight fit. CAUTION: Because lumber sags over long lengths and when weight is added, the entire structure may become loose and could come down. To avoid damage to the wall or ceiling, plates should only be used directly in line with studs.

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2X4 Wall Spreader set (3) Piece $4.50

Wall Spreaders are used in both vertical and horizontal positions. They are placed at each end of a 2x4 piece of lumber. The Wall Spreader is a three piece system, one is simply a receptacle for the lumber with a padded flat plate welded to it to protect the wall or ceiling and the other is a receptacle for lumber and a telescoping piece to insure a tight fit. CAUTION: Because lumber sags over long lengths and when weight is added, the entire structure may become loose and could come down. To avoid damage to the wall or ceiling, plates should only be used directly in line with studs.

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2x4 Slider w/ Baby Pin & Junior Receiver $3.00
1.25" SpeedRail Wall Spreader 3 Piece $5.00
Condor & CandleSticks Day Rate
Matthews Condor Bracket $40.00
Lowing Products Condor Bracket $30.00
72" Junior CandleStick $6.50
48" Junior CandleStick $4.50
24" Junior CandleStick $3.50
1.25" SpeedRail to Junior Receiver $3.00
Speedrail Clamps Day Rate
1.25" External SpeedRail Coupler $2.50
1.25" SpeedRail Over and Under Wide $4.00
1.25" Internal SpeedRail Coupler $2.00
1.25" SpeedRail Speedclip $1.50
Cheeseboro Clamp, Rigid $4.00

Right Angle Grid Clamp 90deg: Exceeds tensile strength @17,000 lbs.

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Cheeseboro Clamp, Swivel $4.00

Swivel Grid Clamp: Virtually unbreakable. When the ultimate in strength is required. Clamp will grip 1-1/4" pipe (1.660) OD minimum diameter, to a maximum of 1-1/2" Pipe (1.990) OD. Exceeds Tensile Strength @ 16,000 lbs.

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Grid Clamp With Ear $3.00
Hollywood Hanger for 1" to 1.25" Pipe $3.00
Horizontal Frame Clamp $6.00
I-Beam Grid Clamp $3.00
1.25" SpeedRail Over and Under Narrow $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Slide w/ Junior Pin $3.00
1.25" SpeedRail to 3/8 Female Thread $2.00
Grid Clamp Reducer for Square Tube $3.00
SpeedRail Fittings Day Rate
1.00" Fittings (SMALL)
1.25" SpeedRail Tee $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Split Tee $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Swivel Tee $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Adjustable Tee $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Offset Cross $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Short Barrel Cross $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Split Cross $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Modified Cross $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Outside Elbow $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Offset Wall Bracket $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Wall Flange $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Extruded Wall Flange $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Flange Base Rectangular $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Flange Base Square $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail Adjustable Swivel (2) Piece $4.00
1.25" SpeedRail External Coupling $4.00
8" SpeedRail Starter w/ 3/8 Thread $ Call
5" SpeedRail Starter w/ 3/8 Thread $4.00
3" SpeedRail Starter w/ 3/8 Thread $3.00
Speed Rail Pipe Day Rate
20' (Silver) SpeedRail 1.25" $20.00
12' (White) SpeedRail 1.25" $12.00
10' (Purple) SpeedRail 1.25" $10.00
8' (Red) SpeedRail 1.25" $8.00
6' (Blue) SpeedRail 1.25" $6.00
20' 4-piece SpeedRail Batten 1.25" $25.00
SpeedRail @ $1.00/Ft/Day $ Call
20' Steel Pipe 1.25" $20.00
Short Speedrail Day Rate
9" Speedrail 1.25" $0.50
8" Speedrail 1.25" $0.50
7" Speedrail 1.25" $0.50
6" Speedrail 1.25" $0.50
5" Speedrail 1.25" $0.50
4" Speedrail 1.25" $0.50
5/8" Rod & Fittings Day Rate
40" Long 5/8" Steel Rod $2.50
24" Long 5/8" Steel Rod $2.00
5/8" to 1.25" Pipe Cross $3.00
5/8" Over and Under $2.00
5/8" Cross $2.00
5/8" Horizontal Fitting Receiver Plate $2.00
5/8" Sleeve with Baby Pin $2.00
5/8" Tee with Baby Pin $2.00
Baby Receiver to 3/8 Male Thread $2.00
Micro & Mini Grip Day Rate
Individual Components
Matthews MiniGrip Mounting Kit $12.00
Matthews MICROgrip Basic Set $10.00

Matthews MICROgrip Basic Kit -- Includes Base, (2) MICROgrip Heads, 8" Rod, 12" Rod, 20" Rod, 1 Lb. Shot Sock.

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Matthews Micro Grip Smartphone Mounting Kit $10.00

Smart Phone Micro Grip Kit includes: - (1) Smart Phone Adapter - (1) Hot Shoe Adapter 3/8" to 1/4" - (2) MICROgrip Rod 4" - (2) MICROgrip Rod 8" - (2) MICROgrip Head - (1) Mini Matthellini - (1) Mini Grip Head - (1) Carry Case

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Noga DG Hold-It Cine Arm Med. $5.00
Straps & Ropes Day Rate
12' Hook Ratchet Strap 1" Wide $3.00
15' Hook Ratchet Strap 2" Wide $4.00
16' E Track Ratchet Strap 2" Wide $4.00
16' Endless Ratchet Strap 1" Wide $3.00
Set of 4 Guy Lines $10.00

Guy Rope Safety Set @ $10.00 each per day

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Guy Line $2.50
Boxes and Wood Day Rate
Full set of 4 Apple Boxes $9.00
Apple Box - 8" Full $2.50
Apple Box - 4" Half $2.50
Apple Box - 2" Quarter $2.50
Apple Box - 1" Pancake $2.50
Full Set of 4 Nesting Apple Box $9.00
4' Pair of 2 x 10 Leveling Blocks $10.00
4' Pair of 2 x 12 Leveling Blocks $12.00
6' Pair of 2 x 12 Leveling Blocks $15.00
Set of 16 Cup Blocks w/ Carrier $15.00
2' x 4' Step Block, Crate of 10 $8.00
2' x 4' Step Block $1.00
Mats, Pads, & Blankets Day Rate
Carpet Square 18" $1.00
Carpet Squares Kit of 72 $45.00

Carpet Squares kit: 72 18" Gray Squares. Total coverage 162 Square Feet.

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Rubber Floor Mat 3' x 5' $5.00
Furniture / Sound Blanket $3.00
Safety & Anchoring Day Rate
Anchor Spike $5.00
4' Twist in Ground Stake $5.00
Safety Cable 32" Double Loop & Clip $0.75
25 Lb. Shot Bag $2.75