Telescopic Masts, Custom Made in the UK by Total Mast Solutions
12V, 73LTR/M COMPRESSOR
Size: 27cm x 21cm x 11cm. Weight: 5kg.
This robust oilless twin cylinder 12 volt – 30 amp compressor delivers an impressive 73ltr/m air fl ow, has a thermostat overload protector and is suitable for masts up to 152mm (or 6”) diameter. It comes with an 8 metre quick release coiled air pipe with a pressure gauge/regulator and air outtake valve for mast retraction. It has a 2.5m cable with inline fuse and crocodile clamps for attaching to a standard vehicle battery or alternatively to automotive jumpstarters/inverters. A carry case is also included.
Note – A 173ltr/min compressor is also available for larger masts with remote handsets.
Available in 12 volt (60 amp max) or 24 volt (32.5 amp max)
Numerous other compressor types are available and we stock a full range of air pipe and parts.
Free standing pneumatic hand pump can be used with all mast systems. Zinc coated steel base. Comes with a quick release air valve adapter and non return valve.
Full range of air parts and accessories available.
INTEGRAL LAPTOP TRAY
These can be attached to any of our mast systems and are quick release. The laptop tray is formed from robust stainless steel and acts as a platform for your equipment. When ordering this with a Q Pod please let us know as a special bracket will be required.
The QPod S version fits into the mast adaptor bracket.
The QPod L version features a sliding bracket that fits to any of the 3 legs to position the tray in a comfortable viewing position for the user.
505mm (19¾”) x 350mm (14”), 3kg
ROBUST WEIGHT BAGS
Specifically designed to fit a standard 25 kg bag of sand / aggregate inside. They have two strong webbing bands each with four loops to either secure onto a tripod leg or attach a guy rope to when deploying a mast on hard ground – a set of 3 is recommended.
We also stock fold away water bladders to use in our weight bags.
MAST & TRIPOD CARRY BAGS
Various sizes available
Formed from robust padded material these bags make transporting the mast easy and are also useful for protecting the mast during transport. Rigid fl ight cases also available to order.
Please contact us for more details
OPEN CABLE CLEATS
These allow rapid installation of cables and retain them neatly against the side of the mast.
2 versions are available,
40mmØ and 80mmØ internal diameter – zinc plated
Generally masts only need top section guys but for taller masts a 2nd or in some cases a 3rd set may be required.
Available in 9m, 12m, 15m, 21m, 30m.
MAST LUBRICANT KIT
Comprising of 2 types of lubricant. One is a specifi cally formulated grease to lubricate all internal parts of the mast when servicing.
The other is a restoration lubricant, formulated by TMS to provide a simple solution to re-grease the inside surfaces of an aluminium pneumatic telescopic mast without having to return it to the manufacturer or fully dismantle the mast.
The restoration lubricant’s unique chemical composition means that it can be used on almost any mast including those with a natural rubber air seals, as well as our masts which use synthetic rubber air seals.
It is a cost effective remedy to rejuvenate your mast.
TRIPOD SPREADER PLATE
Stainless steel plates useful for deploying tripods on soft ground. Comes as a set of 3. Each plate weighs 750gms, 220mm x 160mm
ANGULAR GROUND STAKES
Angular zinc coated steel stakes for securing guy ropes.
Set of 3 565mm / 750mm
GROUND STAKE REMOVER
Designed to lever ground stakes out of soft ground with ease, comes with a spreader plate
Weight 6kg length- 144cm
Angular zinc coated steel stakes for securing tripod legs and guy ropes.
Set of 6 330mm
ANTI CLIMB SPIKE
Protects against malicious tampering and safeguards valuable head loads.
We have a large range of internal spiralled cables with numerous cores and combinations of power / data / coax. These are not available for all masts.
The cables terminate in a junction box at the mast base.
AUXILLARY EQUIPMENT CARRY CASE
1. For guys, stakes and accessories, keeps your accessories tidy.
60mm x 28mm x 26mm
2. Rigid Equipment fl ight-suitable carry cases available in various sizes.
Please contact us for prices.
1. 1M HEIGHT EXTENDER
Available in 1 metre or 1.5 metre lengths and enables you to gain that extra height, fabricated from strong stainless steel.
1m – 1.5m
2. ANTENNA ADAPTORS
We stock a range of quick release adaptors to fi x your equipment, such as antennas and Wifi boosters. They are made from strong stainless steel and the standard protruding length is 300mm but special sizes can rapidly be produced – a simple drawing is required.
We recommend using a rotating guying eye adaptor with antenna adapters to allow you to rotate the mast for directional antennas whilst the guys remain static.
Sizes 23.75mmØ to 50mmØ, 300mm long
Rotating Guying eye.
Many other sizes available
SPECIAL MAST HEAD ADAPTERS
Our fabrications team can rapidly produce custom made adapters for numerous types of specialist equipment. These are usually made from strong stainless steel. We can also manufacture adapters for multiple devices. Intermediate adapters can be attached on to the collars of a mast if required.
1. 3D laser scanner adapters
We fabricate mast adapters for FARO, LEICA and all other laser scanners. Strong stainless steel.
2. Yaesu rotator bracket.
This allows a camera or other device to be mounted 3 metres away from the centre of the mast. It is telescopic and produced from strong yet lightweight stainless steel and has two mounting positions for horizontal or vertical mounting. This has many applications but is mainly used for roof inspections to look behind parapet walls and chimneys etc. One tension able guy rope is used on the opposite end to the camera to create stability and counterbalance force.
MAST HEAD COVER WITH HAND PUMP COVER
Available for all masts, numerous sizes are available. It is used to protect the mast’s top sections when the mast
is retracted and not in use, or when the mast is being transported on vehicles either vertically or horizontally.
A pump cover for the integral hand pump is available.
Up to 5 sections / 6-12 sections
Hand pump cover.
ANTI INGRESS / FROST / DUST PROTECTION SLEEVE
These can be used to protect the extended mast sections from rainwater / salt water entering the mast tubes or to stop the build up of ice on tubes and collars also to protect against dust / sand in desert conditions. Available for all diameter masts.
They come in 2m, 3.5m and 5m lengths to allow fitting to differing tube lengths and to allow guying where required. The different lengths can be easily identified by drawstring clamps:
Blue = 2m Black = 3.5m Yellow = 5m
Advisory note – Please be aware that these sleeves add to side loading (windage) and we advise that further guys may be necessary. Please talk to our sales team for more advice.
An ingress sleeve mast head adapter is available to form a water tight seal at the top of the mast.
Useful for levelling tripods, drive on and masts.
LUMP HAMMER/RUBBER MALLET
Used for driving ground stakes into the ground. Rubber mallets, lump hammers and sledge hammers available.
STANDARD PAN & TILT UNIT
This unit will achieve ultra smooth, accurate horizontal and vertical panning. It weighs 0.8kg and can hold up to 2.7kg. AC/DC operation. Commonly used for photography and video applications. A weatherproof cover is available as an additional item. 2 other items that should be ordered with this device are the camera ball head and a mast to pan and tilt adaptor.
Power Source: 4 x AA Batteries or 6V DC
Tilt Range: 30˚
Pan Range: 340˚
Weight: 800grams (28oz)
Size: L145mm x H115mm x W103mm
Max Camera Weight: 2.7kg
We strongly advise purchasing a second pan and tilt with handset as a back up because if damaged you will not be able to operate.
Waterproof cover for pan & tilt unit available.
STANDARD BALL HEAD
Suitable for compact and light weight cameras. The plate has a ¼” Whitworth male thread and the base has a 3/8” female thread.
UPGRADE BALL HEAD
Engineered to perfection, with quick release plate for rapid removal of cameras or other equipment, integral spirit level, super strong clamps for heavier cameras, plate has 1/4 inch whitworth male thread, base has 3/8 inch female and comes with reducer insert for 1/4 inch.
PAN AND TILT ADAPTOR
Quick release mast to pan and tilt adapter allowing you to rapidly change equipment over if required. Double and treble adaptors are also available. Made from stainless steel.