CMC Arizona Vortex 2 Multipod

A portable artificial high directional system with the ability to be a tripod, a monopod, and a bipod all in one. With a precision two point head, the CMC Arizona Vortex can be rigged in various applications such as, a standard tripod or advanced set ups such as an A-frame, gin pole or multiple other imaginative configurations.


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At home in as many variations of set ups as it is locations and applications the CMC Arizona Vortex is a great Artificial Directional System (AHD). With its ability to be set up as a tripod, bipod, and monopod, this system can be made into an A-Frame, a sideways A-Frame, a Gin Pole or many other helpful rescue and rope access configurations. The ability to form as an easel A-Frame allows the rescue team to use is versatile third leg to set a high directions in a multitude of situations. High lines and tracking line offsets are easily set with the Vortex’s. The ability to place pulleys directly into the Head Set with quick-pins, eliminates the use of carabiners and adds headspace and work clearance. Built with extra attachment points, this tripod system works well in rope access situations where multiple lines will be in use. Raptor and Flat feet bases are included for steadfast footing on varying terrain. Included with this product is the Arizona Vortex Bag System that boasts CODURA® nylon, high visibility colors and comfort shoulder straps. The Vortex weighs in at 100 lb (45.3 kg) and is rated NFPA for “General Use”. For full kit specs and contents visit the features tab.

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