Introduction: 20X Zoom In/zoom Out Recording Scope

This is right about the most easy-to-build scope EVER. Its basically a camera on a gun side ways. You can do the same with a playing old camera, but I still like a video camera.

Step 1: What You Need

You will need :
-Tape
-a Camera

Step 2: Making the Strap

For the strap that holds the camera to the gun, just take two long pieces of tape (one longer then the other one) and put on each other so they glue together. There you go!
Now it's possible the lens is a bit to the right or the left, so just look at the opposite side of the lens position (example: if your lens is to the right, look to the right of the screen) .

Comments

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jbot66 (author)2013-06-27

I have that same airsoft ar15

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Frank Lampard 13 (author)2012-02-20

really? tape?

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firesirt (author)2011-09-03

I like this idea. One thing you could do to make it look better would be to tear the camera apart and rearrange the parts so it looks nicer, maybe like a halo sniper rifle scope, or something like that.

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rikimaru509 (author)firesirt2012-02-02

As long as its your expensive digital camera. I guess you could.

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iperrin (author)2011-12-29

Great idea until the camera gets shot lol.

Also, it's not 20x, it's 10x. Your camera says 10x optical zoom on the upper left hand corner...

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ilpug (author)2011-05-11

This is a bit cost prohibitive, but would be awesome if someone was a serious airsofter.

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predatory meatball (author)2011-02-14

dude... thats some FUBAR gun... what is that, like a springer copy of the CAC PDW? haha...springers...theyre a joke. whatever, wouldnt you get better results at least putting it on an actual scope mount, so you can atleast take it on and off? or an even better idea, instead of buying a camara, just buy a red dot and a variable zoom side-flip magnifier. but then again thats realy meant for respectable guns...

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Ya, that was an old gun that stunk real bad, now i got a real 450fps sniper with a good scope. The point of that "scope" was to be able to film, if not it was preatty useless, but it had a night vision mode that would brighten everything by tones and i could very easly assault, witch was great vuing the gun quality.

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joshfedo (author)2010-11-29

I still think a red dot is cheaper

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yeah, but if you have broken down camera it's pretty neat

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Best instructables EVAR!!! :D

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bombmaker2 (author)2010-06-22

I don't think this could be called a scope. There are no crosshairs and is this zeroed?

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mossimo3 (author)bombmaker22010-06-22

With some cameras they have an assist box that helps you center your photos, so technically it could have crosshairs. It may require a little effort to zero the "scope" in but I don't see why anyone wouldn't consider this a good idea. Its basically a digital scope with variable magnification. Interesting concept!

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HeWantsRevenge (author)2010-06-22

1 star

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