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The 3-Legged Thing Legends Ray Grey is the ultimate, ultra-compact, micro-travel tripod, pairing incredible portability with strength and stability. It can easily handle heavy camera setups with up to 30kg payload support. It’s paired with an AirHed VU ball head that has silky smooth movement and control over pan, tilt, and ball lock. With 30kg payload capacity, Ray can support weights of 24 times his own weight making him a powerful tool for photographers of all levels.

Detachable Legs, Removable and Reversible Column

It features 5-section legs which can be independently positioned at 23°, 55°, and 80° angles, providing flexible support options. With three detachable legs, removable and reversible column, and multiple mounting points, Bucky is a new breed of tripods. Additionally, a twist-lock system for each section with a rubber grip, ensuring set-up is quick and easy in any weather.

Ultra-Compact Tripod

The tripod extends to a maximum height of 138.3cm, with a twist-lock system for each section featuring a rubber grip, ensuring set-up is quick and easy in any weather. Each of the 5 section legs can be independently set at three different angles allowing you to use the tripod from an incredibly low height of just 10.4cm off the ground. It folds down to an easy-to-pack 35.6cm with the head, making it a great travel companion as well.

Detachable Monopod

The Bucky tripod can be used as a monopod or selfie stick. With 3/8-inch threads on either end, the Tri-mount centre column plate can be attached to the leg for easy camera mounting, further extending the tripod’s convenience and versatility. Besides, the monopod extends to a maximum height of 144cm

AirHed Vu Ball Head with Arca-Type Quick Release Plate

The AirHed Vu ball head is a beautifully crafted, multi-functional ball-head, precision engineered from aircraft-grade magnesium alloy, and furnished with stainless steel fixings. It features an Arca-Swiss quick-release mounting plate plus three different control kobs, all knurled for maximum grip and leverage. The AirHed Vu's casing includes a vision panel which enables users to see the inner mechanism which controls the ball.

3 Legged Thing Legends Bucky Carbon Fibre Tripod

Max Height

1.38 m

Max Height w/o column

1.04 m

Min Height

104 mm

Monopod Max Height

1.44 m

Folded Length

35.6 cm


5 Section Legs / 2 Section Column

Load Capacity at 23º

30 kg

Load Capacity at 55º

20 kg

Load Capacity at 80º

10 kg

Tripod Weight

1.27 kg

Total Kit Weight

1.62 kg

Leg Angles

23º, 55º, 80º


Carbon Fibre, Magnesium Alloy

Max Leg Tube Diameter

23 mm


Leg Lock Type

Twist Lock

Leg Positions

3 Positions

Independent Leg Spread


Leg Sections


Leg Diameter

23, 20, 17, 14, 11 mm

Feet Features

Rubber, Removable

Detachable Monopod

Maximum Working Height

134 cm

Leg Sections


Monopod Foot Features

Removable, Rubber

Centre Column

Centre Column Features

Ballast Hook, Removable, Reversible, Split

Centre Column Shape


Centre Column Sections


Centre Column Extension Type


Centre Column Diameter

26.0 mm

23.0 mm

Lateral / 90-Degree Centre Column


Centre Column Rotation


3 Legged Thing AirHed Vu Ball Head

Head Type

Ball Head

Base Mount

3/8"-16 Female

Quick Release Plate Type


Load Capacity

40 kg

Number of Bubble Levels


Friction Control


Independent Pan Lock




Pan & Tilt Range

Vertical Tilt


Panning Range



Ball Sphere Diameter

30 mm

Base Diameter

42 mm


H: 10.0 cm


366 g

* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

  • 3-Legged Thing Legends Ray Carbon Fibre Tripod
  • AirHed VU Ball Head
  • Arca-Type Quick Release Plate
  • Toolz
  • Carrying Case


* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.