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tonyc "For oblique shots, there's a simple way to hang a miniball tripod head off the bottom of a pendulum. Did you use the wire to connect the PVC to t..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
tonyc "One more: http://store.publiclab.org/collections/under-development/products/diy-camera-mount-materials-bundle I included a nylon threaded stud in ..." | Read more » almost 7 years ago
tonyc "I wanted to verify the paperclip wasn't in danger of shorting anything out inside the camera, so opened it up to find it can come in contact with t..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
tonyc "Here's one photo with the day's work in one place: " | Read more » about 7 years ago
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tonyc "One more: based on @gvillasenor work I found laying on the desk, got idea for simple lens/camera protection. Using a solo cup (jello shot sized)..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
tonyc "It does come with the holder, and I've been playing a bit with the tripod socket and finding ways to use it without throwing the balance out. I ag..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
tonyc "You can't really see it all in one shot, so here's this gratuitous closeup vid: " | Read more » about 7 years ago
tonyc " Here you can see the addition of some zip ties to provide a stop-gap to the things sliding down too far. These are put on same way as with ..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
tonyc "I've had an idea of a rig made from a chinese togo container and chopsticks for a while. I made one, but the container was not robust enough at the..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
tonyc "Okay, here is the " /___________\ " configuration I was talking about: fun fact: all these images so far are with a mobius with the 6mm lens. Yo..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
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tonyc "slight revision: cut out a portion of the box that included a crease, and left a bit of that in place for reinforcement along horizontal axis. I mo..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
tonyc "I came up with this while at a sushi restaurant, and saw some kid using the "kid's chopsticks," where they rubber-banded them together at one end. ..." | Read more » about 7 years ago
tonyc "Awesome ideas, y'all! Mainly I was trying to get the protection centered on the lens, and to get the thing to roll, not resist with rigid protectio..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
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tonyc "OK, this is now its own research note, but the chopstick leg model is winning out for me! I added a little "butt" for it to land on. Now it rol..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "Added some stick legs. Inspired by a recent bike accident, I thought I'd try to make the camera roll, rather than try to actually stop itself rigid..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "The dowel is just a birch dowel, cheap as they come. But the design case was to have everything ship in a standard kit box, so the pendulum is buil..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "Committed to Altitude, the Pat Coyle Story, coming soon to a bookstore near you... My final contribution for the day: I'm happy with how strong yo..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "Mainly just safety. just looking for something that would be a "positive lock" between the camera and the kite so nothing squirted out, or in case ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "big problem I can see is the zip tie allows a wobble that would introduce big jello effect and blur in real wind. I liked the dowel because it was ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
tonyc "Very cool, Chris! Thanks for the ideas on this. I still think my method is a bit fussy for public consumption, as it requires some dexterity to ge..." | Read more » over 7 years ago