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New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby Toby » Wed May 21, 2014 12:15 am

Look at this...looks fantastic!

But, isn't that dangerous too? Doesn't it get tangled in the lines???

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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby rightguard » Wed May 21, 2014 8:46 am

What board is he riding?

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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby zob » Wed May 21, 2014 8:56 am

Nobile Shinn Wave

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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby ShaveTheWhales » Wed May 21, 2014 10:25 am

Cool mount gizmo - whiplash at high speed crash before DeathLoop tangle :)
How is it controlled ?

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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby Starsky » Wed May 21, 2014 12:14 pm

been done.

controlled with head tilt and counterweight.
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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby Kamikuza » Wed May 21, 2014 12:15 pm

ShaveTheWhales wrote:Cool mount gizmo - whiplash at high speed crash before DeathLoop tangle :)
How is it controlled ?

Pole with a counterweight - it's not controlled, really...


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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby Okinawa Kiter » Wed May 21, 2014 12:21 pm

The guy looked like a robot. :lol: :lol: :lol: Maybe just the camera rotating close around a head.

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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby DrLightWind » Wed May 21, 2014 2:52 pm

Interesting :thumb:
Anybody sells them or you have to make your own :?:


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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby Al_Kiter » Wed May 21, 2014 3:18 pm

there are plenty of DIY tutorials on the web like this one:

I still wouldn't use it for kiting though. It's inevitably going to get tangled in the lines if you send the kite up for a jump. Just look at that guy and see how scared he is to move. He's hardly able to plow the water back and forth.

But it sure looks great for mountain biking (see min 2:49):

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Re: New helmet mount, anyone tried?

Postby waynepjh » Wed May 21, 2014 4:21 pm

It works pretty well and the pole just bounces off your lines without getting tangled. You can control the cam if you weight one side more than the other. Just tilt your head. Made one of these three years ago. The best is to use two go pro's one on each side. That way you always have a good angle and perfect counterbalance.

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