Best bit is, they are pretty cheap and can be had for a tenner or less if you look around. You can even buy in bulk from Alibaba.
|Great for firmly attaching lightweight cameras to things - who needs a quick release?!|
|Firmly holds this type of Aputure LED lighting and has its own ball head for fine positioning.|
All the models listed (Kitvision, Camlink, SilverCrest, Mudder) are around 27cm tall so not regular boring trialpods, but easy to stow and light as a feather. There's even some around rebranded as Polaroid.
In the right context on the right jobs they are just awesome so far.