Apex Low Profile Bean Bag (Realtree Max-5)

Apex Low Profile Bean Bag (Realtree Max-5)

Apex Low Profile Bean Bag (Realtree Max-5)

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Apex Low Profile Bean Bag (Realtree Max-5)

Apex Low Profile Bean Bag (Realtree Max-5)

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Product Highlights

  • Designed for Vehicles with Small Windows
  • Lightweight Yet Stable Camera Support
  • Stabilizes Lenses Up to 800mm
  • 3/8"-16 Stud for Ball Head / Gimbal Head
  • High-Tack Finish Inside U Shape
  • Removable Aluminum Plate
  • Can Be Inverted for Use on Flat Surface
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Color: Realtree Max-5

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Apex APEXLPM5 overview

  • 1Description

The Low-Profile Bean Bag from Apex Bean Bag is a versatile support intended for use with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, especially those mounted on a gimbal or ball head. This low-profile version of Apex's larger bean bags is designed for cars with smaller windows; it's an inch shorter than the Mini Bean Bag and a full 4" shorter than the standard Bean Bag.

Designed for cameras with lenses as long as 800mm, the Low Profile Bean Bag features a U-shape design that makes it perfect for mounting on any narrow or round surface, such as a fence, a car door, or a tree branch. The inside of the "U" is lined with a high-tack, anti-friction surface that prevents the bag from slipping. The bag also features an easily accessible fill zipper that allows you to customize the amount and type of filling that's inside the bag. A durable weather-resistant flap has been added to protect the zipper from debris and damage.

Aside from the filling, the bag also includes an aircraft-grade aluminum plate that, along with an integrated 3/8"-16 mounting thread, can support the attachment of most tripod heads. The plate is also removable, so it can be used as a traditional bean bag support.

You can also invert the Low Profile Bean Bag to nestle a telephoto lens into the "U" portion, perfect for shooting from a flat surface such as a car hood or the ground.

Note: Filler not included.

The window-straddling design negates the need to purchase a bulky and heavy aluminum window mount
Tested to fit windows 15" (38.1cm) tall and greater
The design of the versatile strap allows the bean bag to be securely fastened to a vehicle door handle, rail, beam, etc., and it offers an easy means of carrying the Low Profile Bean Bag
Designed and manufactured in the U.S.
UPC: 898159002873
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Apex APEXLPM5 specs

Head Attachment 3/8"-16 stud
Dimensions (HxWxD) 7 x 7 x 12" (17.7 x 17.7 x 30.5 cm)
Weight 9 lb (4 kg) when full (filler not included)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.9 x 9.7 x 2.1"

Apex APEXLPM5 reviews

Low Profile Bean Bag (Realtree Max-5) is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from DO NOT EAT THE BEANS! By placing the bag on the vehicles window, gives great comfort and stability while photographing wildlife in their natural habitat. At 6'4 I stick out quite a bit, so hidden in my vehicle is a good blind. Easy zipper opening to fill the bag. Actual beans are quite heavy, try packing material like popcorn or peanuts for a lightweight support. Fill with birdseed to assist your attempt to bring the wildlife closer to you. Extremely heavy -duty construction, can be used for photography or target practice. Inverted and filled will support rifles with no problems. Can be attached to belt for easy transport.
Date published: 2013-11-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A little disappointed Some interesting design features (like the threaded plate to attach a gimbal), but fairly pricey. The opening that the gimbal plate thread come through in the top was not properly centered, so the Velcro will not adequately to hold the plate in the pocket. I will need to cut it about 1/2 inch more, but then I have to find a way the keep the fabric from fraying since I don't have a sewing machine.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product, very well made It is perfect for me in my car with the wimberly head on it. I filled mine with plastic pellets. That just seemed more sanitary than beans, rice or sunflower seeds. I was concerned with moisture issues with food products. It took around 11 pounds of plastic pellets. This is a very well made product. I tried to make one before purchasing this. Dont waste your time and money on a do it yourself. These are far above what you can make.
Date published: 2013-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Got this a couple weeks ago, took it out this weekend and used it taking pictures of some Elk at a winter range. Worked perfectly! Can't wait to get it out again
Date published: 2015-12-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Low Profile Bean Bag (Black) by Apex very nice pro construction quality...how stable??? don't know yet......
Date published: 2013-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good for the money. I have both this bag and the LensCoat bag. Both are excellent. For the money, this is great. The ability to mount a gimbal or other head is great.
Date published: 2018-07-04
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