GF-PRIMO &
GF-SECONDO DOLLY

ONE COLUMN —
TWO UNIQUE DOLLIES

GF-PRIMO DOLLY

Since its introduction in 2009, the GF-PRIMO DOLLY has gained a reputation for being both innovative in its design and extremely reliable under tough conditions. It’s become the dolly of choice for a vast number of Grips and DOPs as well as being a rental house favourite.




One touch gearbox for selecting front, rear and crab steering
Telescopic and inclining steering rod
Steering from 5 points

GF-PRIMO FEATURES

TECH SPECS

WEIGHT

160 kg / 350 lbs

MAX PAYLOAD

250 kg / 550 lbs

LIFT RANGE

DIMENSIONS

70 to 140 cm / 27” to 54”

101 x 79 x 70 cm / 42” x 31” x 27”

WIRELESS HCU RANGE

200 m / 650 ft

GF-SECONDO DOLLY

The GF-SECONDO DOLLY is equipped with most of the features of the GF-Primo Dolly and enjoys an equally good reputation and following. The main difference being the GF-Secondo not coming with a central gearbox for changing steering modes and not having the telescopic & inclining steering rod. This makes the system somewhat more economical to buy, whilst securing the same high quality.

GF-SECONDO DOLLY FEATURES




Front, rear and crab steering through individual wheel adjustment
Telescopic steering rod
Steering from 4 points

WEIGHT

MAX PAYLOAD

150 kg / 330 lbs

250 kg / 550 lbs

LIFT RANGE

72 to 142 cm / 28” to 56”

WIRELESS HCU RANGE

200 m / 650 ft

DIMENSIONS

90 x 79 x 72 cm / 35” x 31” x 28”

ONE COLUMN —
TWO BASE DOLLIES

The electromechanical column is the same for both, the GF-Primo and GF-Secondo Dolly. That makes it extremely easy to remove and switch between the Dolly bases. 

STEERING MODES &
INDIVIDUAL MOVEMENT CONTROL

Both the GF-Primo and GF-Secondo can switch over to crab, front or rear wheel steering. The steering rods can be set to the Dolly Grip’s preferred working position. The HCU fits snuggly into the steering handle to enable comfortable and user-friendly operation. Interchangeable steering rods between both the GF-Primo and GF-Secondo Dolly. 

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REAR WHEEL STEERING

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FRONT WHEEL STEERING

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CRAB WHEEL STEERING

GF-PRIMO DOLLY STEERING

REAR STEERING

FRONT STEERING

CRAB STEERING

GF-PRIMO »ONE TOUCH«
STEERING SELECTOR

The GF-PRIMO allows you to choose from 5 different steering positions

Telescopic & inclining steering rod

GF-SECONDO DOLLY STEERING

REAR STEERING

FRONT STEERING

CRAB STEERING

GF-SECONDO
STEERING SELECTOR

The GF-SECONDO offers 4 different steering positions

The GF-SECONDO has a telescopic steering rod

Both dollies allow Steerout & multiple wheel arm positions.

WIRELESS OPERATION

State-of-the-art, wireless operation via the ergonomic hand control unit (HCU) gives the operator perfect control of the column’s lift. The informative display is clear and easy to understand, showing the operational status. Speed and drive ramp adjustment as well as setting limits and the recording of movement sequences are easy to implement.

— Wireless frequency 2,4GHz — FHSS
— Typical indoor range: 30 m / outdoor: 200 m
— 9 wireless radio channels

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Dolly Hand Control Unit
Hand Control Unit Display

ROTATABLE & REMOVABLE COLUMN

The Dolly column is rotatable and can be separated from the base dolly for easy transportation. ​Base plates with a Euro-adapter or a turnstile mount are available and can be fitted to the base dolly. In turn, risers, seat arms etc. can be mounted, resulting in a mobile mini-base dolly.
 
The column lifts from 70 cm / 27” to 140 cm / 54” in 2.5 seconds.

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DROP & GO BATTERY CONNECTION

The 24 Volt batteries are simply slotted into position, secured and you’re ready to go. 

MULTIFUNCTIONAL TURNSTILE MOUNT

In addition to the main, adjustable seat, the multifunctional turnstile mount accepts 3 adapters to provide more seating and camera positions than other central column dolly e.g. two persons, two cameras. By attaching standard GFM accessories such as the Combi-rig, high / low rigs, off-set brackets etc directly onto the turnstile mount, changing the camera position in relationship to the camera operator is a simple matter. This function combined with the rotatable column enables position adjustments of the camera without any great effort, creating a flexible and comfortable working situation.

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COMBI WHEEL UNIT

— 1 brake for Studio and Track wheels
— Integrated Vulkollan® Track wheels
— Soft Studio, Hard Studio & Pneumatic wheels available

Soft Studio wheel
Pneumatic wheel
Hard Studio wheel

PNEUMATIC »BIG« WHEELS

The all-terrain, quick release, pneumatic »BIG« wheels are a unique feature only available with GFM dollies. They attach to the studio wheels, without tools, and clamp on in seconds with a special claw, locking design. They provide extra ground clearance for transport and shooting on rough terrain (max. payload 130 kg / 286 lbs). 

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ULTIMATE PLATFORM SYSTEM

The multifunctional platform set is machined from solid, high grade aluminium with rows of threaded (12 mm & 3/8”) and non-threaded holes (12, 25 & 28 mm). The perfect tool for mounting various adapters such as low shot plates, lighting stands, monitor holders, seat arm extensions, counter weight rods etc. Special adapters are available for attaching scaffold tubes directly to the platforms, providing even more rigging options. The unique locking system utilizes the base dolly’s carry handles, ensuring a fast and no-play connection.

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Carry handles also secure the platforms

Different rigging options: Low rigs, adapters, weight rods

THE GF-LOW PLATFORM SYSTEM

GFM’s Low platform system provides variable heights plus an expansion of the standing room on the dolly base. The multifunctional platform set is machined from solid, high grade aluminium and provides a selection of threaded (12 mm & 3/8”) and non-threaded holes (12, 25 & 28 mm) as well as elongated slots. Track or skateboard wheels can be attached for use on straight track. It is a 2-part construction. The main section of the platform to be used with the standard 4-piece platform set, providing a larger standing area. The platform can carry 100 kg.

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GF-Low Platform System
GF-7007

The GF-Low platform system allows for easy and quick mounting

GF-PRIMO JIB

Designed to carry 1 or 2 persons plus camera, the GF-PRIMO JIB is a stable, modular jib ideal for working on tight sets. Mounted on the GF-Primo or GF-Secondo Dolly, it provides a lift range of 154 cm / 5’ and with the rotatable bearing in both base dollies, 360° of smooth endless panning is possible, a feature enhanced by the GF-Primo’s wireless mode.

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TECH SPECS

MAX. PAYLOAD

with high/low rig

without high/low rig

LIFT RANGE

MAX. PLATFORM HEIGHT

200 kg / 440 lbs

250 kg / 550 lbs

154 cm / 5'

260 cm / 8'8"

THE GF-PRIMO JIB (GF-7400) CONSISTS OF:

— middle section
— rear arm
— weight carrier
— rods
— high/low rig & platform with turnstile mount

Dolly Accessories

Give your dolly the chance to do more by adding some GFM accessories.

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