Super Fancy Third Hand Kit from Hobby Creek with Four Arms

Product ID: 2474
Qty Discount
1-9 $49.95
10-99 $44.96
100+ $39.96


Discontinued - you can grab Third Hand Pana Hand Workstation Add-On for Panavise instead! 

Frustrated with traditional third hands? Want a more adaptable tool? Love Doctor Octopus? Search no more! We present the ultra-fancy Third Hand Kit. The Third Hand Kit comes with 4 bendable arms which can easily be positioned and are stiff enough to stay in place. Alligator clips are securely attached to the end of the arms using thread locker. There are both small and large clips which allow you to easily clip wires, circuits boards, electronics components and even screws. This is a versatile fully assembled tool from Hobby Creek that will help you tackle your projects with ease and improved efficiency!

Please note: The color of the adjustable arms may vary


  • Heavy Aluminum base for easy positioning
  • 2 pockets in Aluminum base to hold loose components
  • Rubber feet to prevent slipping
  • 4 Large alligator clips for various sized components and boards
  • Alligator clips have a heat shrink covering to prevent marring
  • Alligator clips are securely attached using thread locker
  • 8 threaded sockets in base for more arms or a different configuration
  • As of November 11th 2016, this now comes with:
    • 4 Flexible Swivel Arms (The alligator clips on the end of each arm now swivel 360 degrees!)
    • Updated rubber Gaskets
    • Polished raw aluminum-look finish

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Note: Shipping weight reflects UPS' new dimensional weight regulations.

Technical Details

  • Base Dimensions: 150mm x 100mm  x 12mm / 5.9" x 3.9" x 0.5"
  • Arm Diameter: 16mm / 0.6"
  • Arm Length (including clip): 350mm / 13.8"
  • Weight: 470g

As of June 18th, 2015 this product now comes with 4 large clips instead of 2 large clips and 2 small clips.

The base is CNC machined from a billet of 6061 aluminum. Every feature is machined to a tolerance of plus or minus five thousandths of an inch. They then blend the surface of the material by bead blasting them to a matte finish. Finally the parts are clear anodized for a durable finish. The base is proudly manufactured in the USA.

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