My daughter received the McKenna's Beam and Bar set this morning.
HUGE play value here. My 10 year old absolutely adores this set and has been playing with it steady for over 2 hours now.
The bar is very well made. The base is metal painted purple and the bar itself is plastic.
Her grips snap onto the bar very easily and stay on tight. You attach McKenna by aligning her hands and wrists to the grips, and fastening the velcro.
Here is Mia "coaching" McKenna on bars.
The beam, wedge and mat set are fantastic. Both Mia and I are amazed by how life like they are. AG did a phenomenal job here. Having spent a large part of my life on a beam, I can assure you, this is to scale. My only complaint is that it's so to scale, the dolls have a tough time staying on without assistance. Beams were never meant for the flat footed, lol. But I think AG was banking on girls keeping the doll moving like a routine on the beam, which is what my daughter has been doing.