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Artificial High Direction (AHD) Easel A-Frame Using Arizona Vortex Multipod Part 2

  As noted in other literature, the most overlooked challenge of setting up any AHD is controlling the vector forces or resultants.  Now, we have a bunch of training videos through Rigging Lab Academy that talk about this in depth, but for this short snippet, I am simply making this a point of reference.  And …

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Multiple Use Paradigm

So we often toss the word “paradigm” around and many of us don’t actually know what “one” is.  A paradigm is “a set of forms all of which contain a particular element, especially the set of all inflected forms based on a single stem or theme.”  Boiling this down, it means, “the way we always …

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3 Steps To Success

  I have an idea of what you might be thinking… What?  Another 3 Step process for something? It is true though. I was in the editing studio doing some work for an upcoming rigging project and I saw this image.  Many of you have seen this image as well.  It is from our Conversations In …

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Who is taking rigging to the next level?

So who is taking this industry to the next level?  Manufacturers?  Riggers? Trainers? Who? So this might offend some and others may agree… still others may not have even thought about this.  Having watched Valley Uprising for the umpteenth time, I am simply flabbergasted at how the levels keep getting raised. Now I am not …

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Tech Pick of the Week | Episode 7 How to Rig for the Shot

Welcome to this weeks Tech Pick of the Week. Every week where our Tech’s break down an industry best product, tricks or tips. Last week we broke down a simple haul system for light loads. In this Tech Pick we had to rig our camera operator into a tricky place to get a clean shot. …

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Horizontal Rigging (Trailer) with Pat Rhodes

Filmed in conjunction with Rescue Response Gear, Pat Rhodes unpacks NFPA’s Awareness, Operations and Technician platforms, Horizontal Rigging unpacks the essentials of Anchors, Main Line and Belay Line Systems, Elevated Anchor Systems and then goes full steam into Taglines, Dynamic Directionals and Highlines. Pat Rhodes has long been considered a mentor to thousands of riggers …

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