Designed by a photographer for photographers
I designed The SPIG to provide a viable alternative to industry produced boom poles. The SPIG (aka 1420 VAL Spigot) is designed to work in line and at 90° to a standard painters extension pole and any number of tools/accessories available from DIY & hardware stores including bar clamps & locking pliers.
The SPIG is machined from a solid bar of high quality aluminium and light enough to be carried as part of standard camera lighting kit. It will fit any tube or bar from 16 - 19mm 3/4" diameter and 1/4"20 TPI threaded accessories.
• Standard 16mm 5/8" Mini Pin with one flat side
• Standard 1/4" 20 UNC steel male thread
• Inline and transverse 3/4" holes
for attaching to painters extension poles etc
• M6x20 thumb screw with reinforced steel insert for secure fixing to extension pole etc
• Lightweight aluminium weighs approximately 80g/3.5oz
• 80mm long x 30mm diameter approximately
Don't let your off-camera flash & lighting be limited by conventional light stands!
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"Great product Ian! It was used on my last photo 'Kilcunda' and much more comfortable for the assistant than holding light stands. It's a very well designed and made product."
Multi Awarded and Published Fine Art Portrait Photographer
"I have a 1420 VAL Spigot in my bag, just in case.
If it gets me out of a fix it's well worth the price!"
Board of Directors, Boston Press Photographers Association
"Pretty cool . . . and reduces the bits of extra kit we carry"
Powerhouse Photo, South Dakota
"Since space is always a consideration when in packing my kit your 1420 is genius"
Pete Williams Photography, Wiltshire
"Great little gadget to have in your bag. Especially as now available with a good cold shoe. Anyone that uses off camera flash should have 1420 VAL Spigot in their bag"
8-19 Photography, Essex