GF-8 /

GF-8 Xten

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The GF-8 CRANE SYSTEM is an industry standard in modular rideable and remote cranes. It‘s versatile, durable and provides unmatched ease of movement and steady crane moves. The simple rigging assembly and fast set up make the GF-8 extremely popular. By adding the Xten Kit, the standard GF-8 crane can be extended to a GF-8 Xten Crane providing extra height and lift range.
FEATURES

— Ultra modular design

— Easy rigging assembly

— Fast and logical set-up

— Lightweight parts

— Extremely stable arm

— Choice of 3 base dollies

— Bases double as Western or Track Dolly

— Surface hardened finish (Hart-Coat®)

— Dedicated transport trolley

— TÜV certified and Safety Type tested

PIVOT HEIGHT

1.54m

1.84m

PLATFORM

2 PERSON

1 PERSON

4.5 m / 14'10"

5.8 m / 18'10"

5.6 m / 18'6"

7.3 m / 23'10"

REMOTE

80 kg / 176 lbs

50 kg / 110 lbs

7.2 m / 23'6"

8 m / 26'2"

8.7 m / 28'6"

10.6 m / 34'6"

The GF-8 Xten Crane System is a standard GF-8 Crane plus the Xten Kit. It has a double, rod rigging system, a higher pivot height, an extra weight bucket and a longer rear end section than the standard GF-8.

GF-8

GF-8 Xten

THE XTEN KIT

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By adding the Xten Kit, the standard GF-8 Crane can, at any time, be extended to a GF-8 Xten Crane providing extra height and range.

CHOICE OF 3 BASE DOLLIES

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GF-8000

STANDARD BASE

— Single ended, corrected steering

— Hard rubber or pneumatic wheels

— 4 x 2 or 4 x 4 track wheels

— 62 cm / 24.5” track width

— Also adapts to 100 cm / 39” track

— Levelling legs and push bar

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GF-8000SS

DOUBLE ENDED STEERING BASE

— Independent steering at each end

— Hard rubber or pneumatic wheels

— 4 x 2 or 4 x 4 track wheels

— 62 cm / 24.5” track width

— Also adapts to 100 cm / 39” track

— Levelling legs and push bar

DETAILS
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GF-8000S

CONNECTED STEERING BASE

— single ended, 3 stage steering

— Hard rubber or pneumatic wheels

— 4 x 2 or 4 x 4 track wheels

— 62 cm / 24.5” track width

— Also adapts to 100 cm / 39” track

— Levelling legs and push bar

DETAILS

MORE FEATURES

4 x 2 track wheels are available in a special Vulkulan mix which are ideal for fast tracking shots but also provide extremely smooth movement for man riding or remote use. The mounted track wheels don't restrict the wheels when steering. If the ground surface demands it, the track wheels can be removed or added within seconds. Optionally 4 x 4 track wheels are also available in either Vulkulan or Plastic.
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Sturdy, hand cranked levelling legs can be attached to each of the base dollies allowing for fast adjustments on uneven surfaces. The position of the levelling jacks increases the footprint of the base. A special adapter 
enables connection of the track wheels to run on 100 cm /39' track rather than the standard 62 cm /24,5'.
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The bases are equipped with fittings for a push bar at either end of the dolly. The telescopic push bar is especially useful for fast tracking shots allowing 2 operators comfortable positioning on either side of the base.
The GF-8 crane platform can be mounted to all the base dollies transforming them into Track or Western dollies.
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SETUP

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Middle section with pan and tilt lock
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Mounting an extension arm
Securing the arm with a safety pin
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Connecting the angle adjusters
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GF-8 in Jib Arm mode with counterweight rod
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Securing the angle adjusters
Modular extensions

TRANSPORT

All the GF-8 Crane arm components fit on a dedicated transport trolley. A custom designed trolley and carriers are also available for the counterweights.
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Trolley for weight carriers →
AL-1011
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Carrier for 14 counterweights →
AL-1010
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