Machined aluminum top and bottom mounting plates with 2 carbon fiber, foam covered side handles for easy handling. The side handles have adjustable height using K-Tek's proprietary collar/collet system. The top bar offers nine shoe mounts and multiple 1/4 x 20 and 3/8 x 16 threaded holes. Comes standard with quick release and top handle. Can also be used with Iris Rod Clamp System to work with traditional 15mm rail systems.