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Old Aug 26, 2008, 7:29 AM   #1
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Hi Guys,

I mounted My HD-1080p on the Top Tube of my MTB and did some downhill riding at 7-Springs in PA. I got a good dozen runs in before the tripod mount broke off. I basically clamped a Manfrotto Superclamp to the downtube and used a Manfrotto 482 ball head to get the camera to peer over the handlebars. It worked really well and was solid but I abused the camera to the point where it just broke off. I'm impressed with the durability of it though, it hit the front tire a bunch of times and it still works great, just no tripod mount anymore.

Heres a video:


Anyway, I'd like to find a bracket for this thing to mount to the manfrotto rig thats durable. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Old Aug 26, 2008, 2:12 PM   #2
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thanks for that video.

the bottom of this cam, like the jazz are simular, the jazz has a screw in the center , and that broke off the tri as well. so I hear ya.

1. something very easy can be made and a simple pic is needed to show so for give my drawing.

this is a box place the cam in it is deeply seated and will not pop out extra protection a rubber band on top to keep in if the whole thing comes off the cam is protected.

it is an idea

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