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Recoil Handle
Product ID : Z-RCH
Price: $325.00
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The Recoil Handle is a quick-release top handle with multiple accessory mounting options. It is compatible with any Z-Rail (not included.) It includes two coldshoe mounts (one vertical & one horizontal) that secure with a quick-release clamp onto the shoe of your accessory. Mount two coldshoe items at once with a half turn of a Zacuto lever. No unnecessary winding of an annoying plastic round tie-down wheel!

At the opposite end of the handgrip, there’s two 15mm quick-release rod ports. One rod port faces to the side of the handle, the other towards the front. The Recoil Handle includes one 1/4" 20 screw hole mount. The top handle itself is hand-tooled fine three-quarter maple.

We offer six Z-Rail options (not included) to attach the Recoil Handle:
Half Cage
Halfcage Rail
3” Z-Rail
5” Z-Rail
Z-Rail T
Also compatible with NATO, SWAT, RED, PICATINNY, and WOODEN CAMERA rails

Recommended Accessories:
Axis Mini
Zamerican Articulating Arm

Zacuto products are proudly made in the USA and non-electronic products have a lifetime warranty.

Product Reviews

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Reviewed by bh.mps
11/07/2017 - 02:25:10 PM
Solidly built and feels great to hold, it really is very nice to grip
The Recoil Handle from Zacuto is solidly built and feels great to hold, it really is very nice to grip.

I purchased mine to mount to the top of my Sony FS7M2 so I could attach heavy on camera LED lights, batteries and Ultimate arms with security and confidence.

The Handle itself looks great on my camera and makes it easy and comfortable to carry a heavy rig. There are two rod attachment points for a variety of accessories and a cleaver locking cold shoe mount.

You will need to get a ZRail and a couple of 3/8 to 1/4 screw hole adapters if you plan to use this Handle on an FS7M2.
All of the components used in the construction of the Handle are well thought out and feel very well made. I especially like the red metal spring loaded ratcheting levers used throughout the design.

Zacuto products are all metal (the Handle has walnut wood hand grips) and look great. I can confirm they look just as good in person as they do in the product photos, the anodised aluminium black and red finish is smooth, shiny and made to last.

Purchasing direct from Zacuto was easy, the customer service staff friendly and helpful. International shipping to Australia was very fast and only taking a few days!

I can highly recommend the Recoil Handle for professional use.
Reviewed by taycoe
07/28/2017 - 07:03:34 PM
Recoil Handle
This product is well built and sturdy. Mounting was easy and straight forward. I had element technica options before, and am much happier with this product. The ergonomics are great and the wood accents are a nice touch.
Reviewed by taycoe
07/28/2017 - 07:03:33 PM
Recoil Handle
This product is well built and sturdy. Mounting was easy and straight forward. I had element technica options before, and am much happier with this product. The ergonomics are great and the wood accents are a nice touch.
Reviewed by AlbertoBalazs
05/31/2017 - 03:10:23 PM
The Industry WorkHorse, A must have!
This Wooden Handle, is one of the most ergonomic and steady ones we have ever used. Allowing you to use in the front or back, you are able to handle all the weight of the camera, accessories and lenses, while making it feel less heavy.

We worked in Minus Zero temperatures in the night, and extreme heat in the desert highlands of Argentina at 4500 meters, and the handle always kept the temperatures of my hand. The wood is solid but gentle in your hands.

It fastens really quickly, and once is set it won't move! This is great if you want to take the handle out, or change the position in a matter of seconds.

Would really recommend it!

Reviewed by PhilippeChery
PhilippeChery bought "Recoil Handle" on our website
02/29/2016 - 10:31:36 AM
Best Handgrip Ever
The recoil hand grip in my opinion is probably the best hand grip a filmmaker can own. You have multiple mounting option and you can move the Z rail jaws to the front or the back, you can mount an axis mini or any other EVF mount that uses 15mm rod. I don't know of any other company that allows you to have such versatility.

When I first received the handle i couldn't believe how sturdy it was, it was definitely made to last. This is a very great product from zacuto, if you already have a halfcage or a nato rail on top of your rig and you need a handle to put on top, this recoil handle is probably you best bet.
Reviewed by NBCP
NBCP bought "Recoil Handle" on our website
12/20/2015 - 06:15:42 PM
The Best Future proof Handle For Industry Standard
When building a camera rig a couple of key features have to be built into a top handle alongside the rest of the rig setup.

1)Strength; a strong handle to take the everyday abuse dealt buy the film industry.

2)A Sense of style; whether you like real wood grips or leather grips, it has to take it to another level, while making it a standout product.

3)Customization; An ability to adapt to future cameras that are being invented, created, or thought of for the future.

As for my opinion, the handles ease and ability to change positions, its optional points for attachments for other tools to be used, without things un-screwing or coming loose these are the factors that i take into consideration. It sets the precedent of having an amazing, time tested, tool that grows with you and continues to show it worth over time. So as you can see I have done my research on what Iâ
Reviewed by kerry
12/15/2015 - 05:14:20 PM
Recoil Handle
We love this product as it offers so much flexibility with mounting options. We also love the it can be securely fasten with a quick turn of the finely machined red crank knob. No doubt this is expensive but when we have tried comparing similar designs they just don't measure up to Zacuto quality!
Reviewed by brothersfan
brothersfan bought "Recoil Handle" on our website
08/19/2015 - 01:05:11 AM
Essential to any rig
Best handle period Like all Zacuto gear it is well engineer and built with low tolerances. My favorite part of the handle is the gripping cold shoe on top. Turn the lever and it clamps on tight, it does not loosen. I use it to hold my wireless mic receiver. I use this on my half cage and the wood material matches, great combo. Pick one up, you won't regret it.
Reviewed by professor.z
professor.z bought "Recoil Handle" on our website
06/01/2015 - 02:06:38 PM
engineering marvel
This allows me to expand my kit to another level. It is as great as they say in their videos.

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