For those camera flyers who would like to quickly take off their sight for any reason, and have the added advantage to not have to realign the sight once it is put back on, then this is for you. After loosening the thumb screw, the top part of the bracket slides off leaving only the low profile base still attached to your headgear. You can then put the top part of the base with the shaft, swivel clamp, and ring sight still attached together in a safe place for later use. It could not be quicker or easier than this.
This bracket was also made to solve the problem of freefly headgear having no forehead area. The problem is that in order to mount a ring sight, you must place it too far away from your eye in order to avoid jamming it into your eye while putting the headgear on. This makes it hard to use a sight and the metal juts so far out that it is a safety hazard. The articulating clamp allows you to mount a post that is spring loaded and rotates 90 degrees to allow you to move the sight out of the way and put the headgear on. Then rotate the shaft to move the sight back into place. The three contoured feet assures a tight fit on the curved headgear.
Once you have installed the bracket on the headgear and have tested the sighting and fit, you can cut off the extra length of the shaft. Kit comes with three Allen head mounting screws, Allen wrench, and articulating bracket. It’s the perfect way to add a ring sight to most of today’s freefly headgear. The sight mounts to this bracket with a normal swivel clamp. (A picture to the left shows the Schumacher Articulating Ring Sight Bracket, Schumacher Swivel Clamp, and Brent’s Cross Sight. Sold separately.)