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High Sierra Clampette

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High Sierra Clampette

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Product Highlights

  • Aluminum Alloy Clamp with Tripod Screw
  • Mount Your Camera to a Book, Chair, Etc.
  • Non-Marring Neoprene Pads
  • Non-Slip Swivel Head

You Pay: $11.95

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The High Sierra Clampette is a versatile and strong die cast aluminum alloy clamp equipped with a standard 1/4" tripod screw. It allows you to attach a camera to a book, chair, shelf, car window, ladder, etc. Plus, it weighs only 2 oz and features non-marring neoprene pads that afford a secure grip. A non-slip swivel head provides added flexibility as well.

The Clampette opens up many picture taking opportunities
Mount your camera to a book, chair, car window, step ladder, etc.
Features non-marring neoprene pads for a secure grip and a non-slip swivel head for flexibility
Made of die cast aluminum alloy and weighs only 2 oz
Attaches to any camera with a standard 1/4" tripod socket
Fits easily into a pocket, backpack or camera bag
Use it for self-portraits, close-ups, telephoto and timed exposures
Clamp opens up to a maximum of 1.5" wide
UPC: 696802002016
Construction Die cast aluminum alloy
Opening 1.5" (38 mm)
Tripod Mounting Screw Standard 1/4" tripod screw
Weight 2 oz (56.7 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.7 x 2.8 x 1.1"
High Sierra Clampette
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    High SierraClampette
     
    4.4

    (based on 5 reviews)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (5)
    • Durable (4)
    • Easy to use (4)
    • Compact (3)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

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    5.0

    Indispensable!

    By James

    from Bakersfield, CA

    About Me Tech Savvy

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Highly Compatible
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Documentaries
      • HD Shooting
      • Shooting Outdoors
      • Travel

      Comments about High Sierra Clampette:

      I bought my first one in a pawn shop for $ because I thought it would be handy... How incredibly handy, it is! I've used this critter for everything: off-camera flash, P+S Video mounted to a windshield, used two to mount a slider to a rail, podium mic/recorder setup, interview mic, impromptu long-exposure and many other little tasks. I have two and I keep one with me and my camera at all times. Bought a second one at an antique shop for... $. Cons: It is a little lightweight for a full size DSLR and lens, but, with care, it can be done (5D2 + Zeiss 1.4/35). It will have limits in that use (it will need to be pretty level, etc.) but just know that ahead of time. The 1/4-20 screw is a bit short and it usually isn't a problem, but once in a while, I wish it was a few MM longer, While not a con, I have had more than a few occasions when the clamp simply wasn't wide enough, but it is what it is. Pros: A thousand uses and it's so compact and lightweight you can keep it with you pretty much all the time. Don't think of it as just a camera support, anything with a 1/4-20 thread that needs to be buttoned down is fair game. Mics, flashes, lights, audio recorders, everything in my bag has been kept in place by one of these at one time or another. I had no idea these were still being made, but I'll probably order another one or two.

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      3.0

      Lightweight, compact, thinly padded jaws

      By NYC Alpinist

      from Manhattan, NYC

      About Me Alpine Moutaineer, Aspiring Film Maker, Expedition Leader

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Small Pocket Size
      • Usa-based Customer Svc

      Cons

      • Not 4 Irregular-shape
      • Not For Largeheavy Gear

      Best Uses

      • Clamped To Ice Axe Shaft
      • Shooting Outdoors
      • Travel

      Comments about High Sierra Clampette:

      Not yet sure about how this will perform clamped to non-parallel or irregular-shaped surfaces--especially with heavier camera gear (anything more than a pocket-size P+S or camcorder). The padding on the jaws is very thin--might be problem on easily-damaged surfaces small surface area could leave marks, etc.). Best points are low cost, super-lightweight, pocket size, super-responsive US-based customer service. Haven't tried it--but I would hesitate to use this in high impact or fast moving applications like action sports videos, etc . . . unless it can really be clamped down to a regular-shaped solid parallel surface.

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      5.0

      nice little thing

      By BZ

      from la

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about High Sierra Clampette:

          Works great holding my dslr

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          5.0

          Sturdy little clamp

          By Pharaoh

          from Southeast U.S.

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Wildlife Photos

            Comments about High Sierra Clampette:

            Used for action video camera, point and shoot still camera.

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            4.0

            Limited Use but Very Clever

            By Jodaco

            from Philadelphia, PA

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about High Sierra Clampette:

                It's tiny and clever and well-priced. Obviously, it can't clamp onto anything very large, but I knew that from the outset so I don't mind. It's a nice little thing when you don't want to lug a tripod.

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