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Rigging Solutions

We produce the following Rigging Solutions to compliment our armatures:

  • Basic Rigging Stud
    An M3x75mm stud with lock and wing nuts that screws directly into the M3 Hip Block.
  • Small Rig Assembly (6mm)
    A small steel baseplate with stainless steel link plate assemblies, integrated 3mm connecting rods with 6mm nickel plated steel balls.
  • Large Rig Assembly (6mm)
    A large steel baseplate with stainless steel link plate assemblies, integrated 3mm connecting rods with 6mm nickel plated steel balls.
  • Large Rig Assembly (9mm)
    A large steel baseplate with brass link plate assemblies, integrated 4mm connecting rods with 9mm nickel plated steel balls.
  • Small Baseplate
    A small steel baseplate with a series of 3.2mm diameter tie down holes
  • Large Baseplate
    A large steel baseplate with a series of 3.2mm diameter tie down holes
  • Magnetic Rig Assembly
    A large steel baseplate, 3.2mm diameter tie down holes and modified Magnetic Stand.

Basic Rigging Stud

Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armatures - 6mm Small Rig Assembly

M3x75mm Rigging Stud with 2xM3 stainless steel nuts locked together at the hip block end and a locked M3 Wing Nut allowing rigging during filming. See Parts List Item 68.

Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armatures - 6mm Small Rig Assembly

Small Rig Assembly - 6mm Nickel Plated Steel Ball Joints

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INDY H5 Armature on a 6mm Small Rig Assembly
(Note - INDY H5 Armature not included)

The 6mm Small Rig Assembly comprises a 120x60x5mm plain steel baseplate fitted with rubber feet, nickel plated 3mm diameter adjustable extension arm with integrated 6mm steel balls and assembled with stainless steel link plates. The baseplate connector is a M3x15.0mm stud end secured using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock. The 70mm/45mm/30mm fully adjustable extension arm has an M3x24.5mm Stud End that screws directly into the INDY & PRO armature M3 Hip Block using a 5.5mm A/F Spanner (not supplied). If you require different lengths of connecting arms they are available in the following lengths: 70mm, 60mm, 45mm, 40mm, 35mm, 30mm 15mm & 10mm. Just email us with your requirements and we will update the specification for three alternative arms at no extra cost. This Small Rig Assembly is suitable for use with our PRO & INDY H4 & H5 Armatures and is supplied with a 2mm Allen Key to tension the link plate assemblies.

PL154 - Small Rig Assembly (6mm)
with Stainless Link Plates
£42.00

Large Rig Assembly - 6mm Nickel Plated Steel Ball Joints

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INDY H3 Armature on a 6mm Large Rig Assembly
(Note - INDY H3 Armature not included)

The 6mm Large Rig Assembly comprises a 200x100x5mm plain steel baseplate fitted with rubber feet, nickel plated 3mm diameter adjustable extension arm with integrated 6mm steel balls and assembled with stainless steel link plates. The baseplate connector is a M3x15.0mm stud end secured using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock. The 70mm/45mm/30mm fully adjustable extension arm has an M3x24.5mm Stud End that screws directly into the INDY & PRO armature M3 Hip Block using a 5.5mm A/F Spanner (not supplied). If you require different lengths of connecting arms they are available in the following lengths: 70mm, 60mm, 45mm, 40mm, 35mm, 30mm 15mm & 10mm. Just email us with your requirements and we will update the specification for three alternative arms at no extra cost. This Large Rig Assembly is suitable for use with our PRO & INDY H1, H2 & H3 Armatures and is supplied with a 2mm Allen Key to tension the link plate assemblies.

PL155 - Large Rig Assembly (6mm)
with Stainless Link Plates
£45.00

Large Rig Assembly - 9mm Nickel Plated Steel Ball Joints with Brass Link Plate Assemblies

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INDY H1/9 Armature on a 9mm Large Rig Assembly
(Note - INDY H1/9 Armature not included)

The 9mm Large Rig Assembly comprises a 200x100x5mm plain steel Baseplate fitted with rubber feet, nickel plated 4mm diameter adjustable extension arms with integrated 9mm steel balls and assembled with brass link plates and M4 screws. The baseplate connector is an M4x24.0mm stud end secured using Loctite 270 high strength thread lock. The 75mm/50mm/35mm fully adjustable extension arms have an M4x24.0mm Stud End that screws directly into the INDY H1/9 & H3/9 armature M4 Hip Block using a 5.5mm A/F Spanner (not supplied). This 9mm Large Rig Assembly is only suitable for use with our INDY H1/9 & H3/9 Armatures and is supplied with a 2.5mm Allen Key to tension the link plate assemblies.

PL156 - Large Rig Assembly (9mm)
with Brass Link Plates
£50.00

Small Baseplate
The Small Baseplate is a 120x60x5mm steel plate fitted with rubber feet. The baseplate has 9x3.2mm diameter clearance holes allowing the use of the four M3x12mm Tie Down Screws or the Standard Tie Down Assembly that will screw directly into the feet of the armature. Each baseplate is supplied with a 2mm Allen Key.

Large Baseplate
The Large Baseplate is a 200x100x5mm steel plate fitted with rubber feet. The baseplates has 9x3.2mm diameter clearance holes allowing the use of the four M3x12mm Tie Down Screws or the Standard Tie Down Assembly that will screw directly into the feet of the armature. Each baseplate is supplied with a 2mm Allen Key

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PL157 - Small Baseplate
£20.00
PL158 - Large Baseplate
£22.00
Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armatures - Small Baseplate
INDY H3 Armature on a Small Baseplate
(Note - INDY H3 Armature not included)
Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armatures - LargeBaseplate
INDY H3 Armature on a Large Baseplate
(Note - INDY H3 Armature not included)

Magnetic Base Stand, Rigging Adapter and Large Steel Baseplate

Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armature - Magnetic Rig Stand

A Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) adjustable Magnetic Base Stand allows a choice of mounting positions. There is a fine adjustment screw on the upper arm to allow for quick and accurate height settings or turned through 90 degrees will provide horizontal adjustment as well. The stand base has a large ON/OFF switch that operates a powerful two sided magnet allowing secure clamping to our Large Base Plate or any magnetic material in the studio.

The stands upper arm is modified with a M6/M3 machined aluminium adapter and is supplied with a 70mm/45mm/30mm fully adjustable extension arm with a M3x24.5mm Stud End that screws directly into the INDY & PRO armature M3 Hip Block using a 5.5mm A/F Spanner (not supplied).

What's in the Box?
1 x Magnetic Base Stand, 1 x Magnetic Rig Adapter Assembly, 1 x Large Steel Baseplate, Four M3x12mm Tie Down Screws and a 2mm Allen Key.

Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armature - Magnetic Stand Fine Adjustment
Magnetic Stand Fine Adjuster
Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armatures - Large Baseplate
Large Baseplate
Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armatures - Magnetic Rig Stand Assembly

Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armatures - Magnetic Rig Stand Assembly

Magnetic Rig Assembly with an INDY H3 Armature in ACTION
(H3 Armature not included)

Malvern Armatures - Stop Motion Animation Armatures - Magnetic Rig Stand Assembly
Magnetic Rig Adapter Assembly

PL159 - Magnetic Rig Assembly
£70.00