Introduction: $12 Telescopic Go Pole, GoPro Pole

1. Buy an RV Broom from Wal-Mart 
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Camco-RV-Broom-with-Dust-Pan/14504356
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. Cut the broom end to size
3. Cut off the bristles
4. Grind or sand the surface smooth
5. Paint the blue part black( I used Plasti-dip)
6. Attach the GoPro mount to the clean surface (I used a clamp but it is unnecessary because the mounts have a very strong adhesive)
The pole, after modifications, goes from 20.5 inches up to 47 inches. 
I used a Dremel to cut the bristles and the end of the broom to size.  Be careful with any power tools, read the instructions and wear safety glasses.  I was cutting plastic and it started to melt and it stuck to my hand and burned.  Be careful. 

Here is a video we shot mostly on the pole we made.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSbw_mIlVjQ

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jabootee (author)2014-06-12

Still use it, made a few for fiends too.

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_ART4LiFE_ (author)2014-06-12

Can't wait to make it. Do you still have and use it? Just see how long it works to??

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jabootee (author)2013-12-06

I haven't tried it in salt water yet, but I've used it in snow for about a year now and no rust.

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shamdistortion (author)2013-12-05

that looks cool. enyone tried this pole in the salt water? is it getting rusty?

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Kiteman (author)2013-02-02

Nice job.

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