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A "Ludwig Aerial Rigging LLC" company (also DBA Damnhot.com)
303-880-0181     Ludwig @ Damnhot . Com)
building portable aerial rigs Since 2001
Golden, Colorado

This aerial rig is NOT intended for Swinging

All rigs come Powder coat painted and with all hardware required to set up.
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 Rigs Usually in  Stock  ( check with me )
                7-11,    11-15,   16-20   ft high  rig with,   
                4-ft or 6-ft header,    
                5.5-ft extension feet

Stock Colors: 
see paint page for samples of colors
       Copper Vein,  
       Silver Hammered  
       Black Hammered  
                 HINT, colors of legs can be changed by making fabric sleeves that slide over the legs. (I do not make sleeves)

Custom colors are available on special request.
    
Note, if you order a custom color,
             there is no extra charge, BUT if in the future you need a few more parts or need a replacment for a damaged part.
             I would have to charge extra to cover the painting companies  minimum set-up charge of $95.
            Meaning, 1 little part like 1 leg section which normally costs about $10 to paint,  that needs custom paint would have to pay the full minimum paint charge.
             likewise, if the order for more parts is big enough, like maybe 8 more leg section,  it will cover the minimum paint charge.
              
   
When ordering stock rig,, you can select extra options such as
         extra eyebolts, Pulley rope tie-off cleats.
        6ft header, 

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Outside USA  I do not wish to ship outside of USA or Canada.
I am located in COLORADO
Hawaii and Alaska
is close to DOUBLE in shipping compared to shipping to New England area.     
You Need to get special shipping quote for Hawaii and Alaska

For Europe:  I might suggest you check out the freestanding rig manufactured  By Trapeze Arts, or Bobby's Big Top,
or in France at unicycle & Circus arts.  Self-standing frame for trapeze They also sell many different types of Circus  Aerials Equipment
Product and Parts Pricing
Facebook Please check out my Portable rig  Facebook page


PLEASE READ the MANUAL and FAQ  before calling for questions, and before ordering.
ALL your questions should be answered on this web site.

  Rig Pricing and Options

 
Quad Rig,  16 - 20 ft high.  includes all  Hardware, straps etc needed for set-up, 
                    using all leg section and feet retracted=16ft,   feet extended =20ft    
( NOTE, height of rig:  all rigs can be set up to any of the  lower height.)

 With:
12 leg sections, each is leg section is 6.5 ft long
            4ft header with 1 eyebolt in middle. ( Pre-drilled for 5) ( below  order extra eyebolts, installed).
         
5.5-ft extension feet (ALL FEET are painted BLACK)
                        allows for adjustment in height in 6 inch increments over the range of
                        Height added by the 5.5-ft extension feet.,


Ship weight about   about 240 lbs. 
$1845


Quad Rig,  11 - 15 ft high.  includes all  Hardware, straps etc needed for set-up,     
                using all leg section and feet retracted=11ft,   feet extended =15ft   
 (NOTE, height of rig:  all rigs can be set up to any of the  lower height.)
     Additional leg section can be added later for a taller rig, (if in a stock color else a painter's minimum charge has to be applied)
           ( This is most commons size for aerial YOGA when used with optional 6ft header to accommodate 2 people

                  All of the above taller rigs can be set up to this lower height.  )

 WITH: 
8 leg sections, each is leg section is 6.5 ft long   
              4
ft header with 1 eyebolt in middle. ( Pre-drilled for 5) ( order extra eyebolts, installed).
             
5.5-ft extension feet  (ALL FEET are painted BLACK)
                      allows for adjustment in height in 6 inch increments,

Ship weight about 180 lbs
.
$1560


Quad Rig,  6 - 10 ft high.  includes all  Hardware, straps etc needed for set-up, 
          using all leg section and feet retracted=6ft,    feet extended =10ft   
( NOTE, height of rig:  all rigs can be set up to any of the  lower height.)
   (
very unusual height rig and mostly just for someone the wants to ONLY set up indoors in low ceiling room.
          Additional leg section can be added later for a taller rig, (if in a stock color else a painter's minimum charge has to be applied)

    WITH:  4 leg sections, each is leg section is 6.5 ft long   
                4ft header with 1 eyebolt in middle. ( Pre-drilled for 5) ( order extra eyebolts, installed).
                5.5-ft extension feet  (ALL FEET are painted BLACK)
                      allows for adjustment in height in 6 inch increments,


Ship weight about 130 lbs
.
$1280
Special, short term availability.
 Large Top  tri-pod,
Only have 4 of these available.
     Note!!  tripods are not as strong as quad rigs since there are only 3 legs.

  

Cost of Hearer only as an Extra header for current owners of a rig.

As a complete Tri-pod rig with large tri-pod header.
    11 - 15 ft high.  includes all  Hardware, straps etc needed for set-up,      Powder Coated paint
               (NOTE, height of rig:  all rigs can be set up to any of the  lower height.)

   
16 - 20 ft high.  includes all  Hardware, straps etc needed for set-up,      Powder Coated paint
              ( NOTE, height of rig:  all rigs can be set up to any of the  lower height.)















$380

$1470


$1750
OPTIONS and Extras  follow  
 6 FT header  in place of the  4 FT hdr.   
     Header comes  1 eyebolt installed.  You can order extra eyebolts installed below.
     Adds about an extra 8 lbs over 4ft header.

6ft header is intended  for Aerial classes and Aerial Yoga so 2 students
can be on one rig. It is intended for low use for training.
Or for unusually wide apparatus.

WARNING!!
When used for 2 performers of aerials,
NEVER do DROPS with 2 people on rig.
NEVER have 2 people on a rig set up to over 19 ft. high.

  When used for training 2 persons at same time
 it is suggested to not set up really high, stay at 16ft or lower.
 but low to teach technique and fundamentals
 Typically to about 16 ft high,  for aerial
 or only 12 ft high,  for aerial Yoga

REMEMBER! ALL tall rigs can be set up to any of the lower height
.
$   110
Upgrade charge

(includes extra shipping cost for extra weight and oversize box)
 Extra headers,
For more choices in how you want to set up.
for use with your existing rig or for current rig order
(will not be sold to someone that does not have, or is not ordering a rig.)

NOTE ! if you are getting an extra header so that you can split your TALL rig into 2 short rigs,
You will need extra straps and hardware.

          Quad Header, 4ft
     
Header comes with  1 eyebolt installed. 
         You can order extra eyebolts installed below.
     
These are interchangeable, so with both headers, you can chose what kind of set-up
               you need for the venue that you are in.

      Quad Header, 6ft
     
Header comes  1 eyebolt installed. 
        You can order extra eyebolts installed below.
        PLEASE see warning about 6ft headers above in the 6ft header option

Unless ordered at the time of a complete rig, These EXTRA headers may not be able to be painted a custom color.

Sometimes we get lucky and I have another rig being painted same color as you might want.
Powder Coater has a $100 minimum on paint jobs, where as it normal paint of a header is about $20 as part of a large paint order. so painting just a header at a custom color adds the difference which is an additional $80 just to paint it because of the minimum. Sorry, out of my hands.

 

 


$260
( Not incl shipping)ll

 

you need extra straps and Hardware??


$330
Not incl shipping)

Height Extension/Adjustment FEET    
  
They can be ordered as extras for older rigs that do not have them.
I very rarely have any of 'old STD feet' made since hardly anyone ever wants the STD feet.

These make is easier to adjust height of rig to fit your apparatus needs or fit an indoor space.
These also have the holes at bottom for Tie-off cleats.

5.5ft Extn feet (BLACK only) Standard on all rigs now:

The 5.5-FT Adjustable Extension feet are now a part of a standard  rig, no longer a separate option.
 

They Will allow for about 4.3-ft extra height. in 6 inch increments. These add about 13lbs to weight of rig
This is a good option for a 16ft high rig to be extended to 20.5ft. and have a large range of adjustments.
NOTE, I do NOT suggesting setting up a 21ft rig and then using these to go up to 25ft.
If using these with a 21ft rig,
 NEVER set up past 24FT MAX max height.
Even though the 5.5ft extension legs would go higher, they are intended for flexibility in height for indoor use to avoid ceiling or lights but still get as much height as possible.
The legs are just WAY too long and wobbly if attempting to go beyond 24 ft.
24 ft is already
really pushing it.
.

 
Need 4 for quad rig,   or     3 for tri-pod rig.

The extension feet come with pins for setting the height of how far to extend them.
The PINS go through the extension feet, then the legs sits on TOP of the pin, then the Shiny Stainless Steel set screw is tightened to remove any slack, ( pin does not go through the hole in leg then through holes in feet.)
NOTE, Make sure to ALWAYS inspect the hardened pins that set the height on these extension feet to make sure they are solid and not worn, so that they do not sheer off during use.

Suggestion: When breaking down a rig, instead of taking the extension feet out as a seperate item, you can just loosen the feet and slide them all the way into the leg, IE: store these extension feet inside a set of legs, that way they use less storage space for transport.
.

 



5.5 FT
Extn feet:
Now stock
on all rigs

 OR  as extras feet as an add on to older rigs.
$20 ea,
as
option
 in place of 4ft extn feet.

$75/ea  
 as extra feet
as an add on
to older rigs.
( Not incl shipping)


Extra eyebolts
      installed,
You may need extra eyebolts for using a pulley system, or to hang a climbing rope
to get to top of rig for hanging, removing or switching out apperatus.

I use Forged Shoulder eyebolts. 1/2"  4" long shaft,   2200lb SWL (NOT the normal hardware store type)
Header comes with 1 eyebolt in middle of header,

Example: Eyebolt positions for a 4ft header.
For trapeze bar you would want 2 more eyebolts 2 feet apart. IE: position #3 & #5
For wide Hammocks or for pulley systems you may want eyebolts in the corners. IE: possition #2 & #5

  On order form you will be asked what locations to put the eyebolts.
 
Here are the locations available and the position number needed for order form


(  You can also purchase add'l eyebolts later and install yourself. but best if I do it for you.
     Instruction for installing eyebolts.   )

Click here to
See description and photos of various Pulley System configurations


$ 14 ea.
  installed,

Tie-OFF cleats 
Needed for pulley systems for something to tie pulley ropes to.
  ( pulley systems info http://www.aerialanimals.com/pulleys.html
http://www.aerialanimals.com/pulleys.html
)

The  Rig's feet come with 1/2" holes at bottom that can be used for a 1/2" solid steel rod
to be used as a tie-off Cleat.
These are simple for you to make, but if you need me to provide them for you.
click here to See description of cleat and its use here. and scroll down to cleat

   
Notice the HALF TWIST in rope for each wrap.
This half twist is CRITICALLY important, without it, the wraps do not hold.
The twist makes the loose end of rope come out from UNDER the loop  and the
loop is holding down on the loose end.
see video of tying:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CLt4BEBMRk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoFTetFlHN8

And just for fun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2V-RKHtBIFg

.
$ 13 ea.
     UV protecting clear coat, 
Required for some paints, especially the 'metallic' colors
Like Silver or Gold Vein color.
This is the additional cost for just the UV protective coat.
 Call/write FIRST  for special coating options/quote.
 $   75

 

    Spare Parts or replacement parts.
 
          To order these items, just send an email.

Leg Section,        $70ea,    ( You will need to specify STD duty If you have one of the OLD STD rigs )
 
5.5 ft Extn foot,  $85ea    ( You will need to specify STD duty If you have one of the OLD STD rigs )

Eyebolts, 1/2-13 " x 4"       $ 14.00 ea.    FORGED High Strength, including  washers and nuts  
                                                               available at some hardware stores, but not in 4 inch long.  
                                                                   Home Depot  does not.

Straps,     for Feet,       $17.00  ea.      Straps MUST be used, never use a rig without a way to prevent
                                                             legs from spreading out on the ground

                  Instruction for installing eyebolts

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Your RIG comes with all hardware needed for set-up,
For replacements, you can order from me,
BUT the following can be found at most REAL hardware stores,

    
Price if ordered from me. These prices are very similar to what a hardware store charges, But I have to charge shipping.

SS Set Screws, 1/2-13 x 5/8"  $ 1.00  ea.  Stainless Steel, Some hardware stores have these,
  
                       ( in emergency, you can use just an ordinary 1/2 inch bolt 1 " long. )                  

Pin 2" with wire Spring,       $ 2.00 ea    Use on extension feet for height adj. (called a PTO pin)

Spring Clip, 3 1/4" long        $ 1.50 ea   Used to secure straps to feet. ( Like a carabineer )

R-clip,                                     $ 0.50 ea   Used for Tie-off Cleat to secure cleat to foot.

    Many Hardware stores carry this ordinary items.

The following are normal hardware store items.
    Allen Wrench, long handle,
    1/2 x 13 Nylock Nuts,      Used for eyebolts
    1/2 x 13 Jam Nuts,   These are thinner than normal nuts,    Used on eyebolts under Nylock nut
    1/2"  washers for eyebolts.


 


 

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