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My friend (Higgs Boson) and I had previously tried to make camera holders for our street luges. For whatever reason, the cameras automatically shut off when we hit any large cracks in the pavement. We did not know how to resolve this, and it had been in the back of my mind for quite a while. I tried one last design that I thought may work, but it didn't. I spent about 2 hours thinking of new ideas, and I finally came up with one. Welcome, camera holder type 2.0.

Step 1: How Does it Work?

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I realized that the luge is way too shaky of a place to mount a camera. Then where? After a few runs down a hill, I realized that my feet stay very still. I guess I am subconsciously keeping them still. So, naturally I had to figure out how to attach a camera to my foot. One pronlem with my design is that if you aren't careful braking, you may completely ruin your camera. Brake with your heels, NOT with your upper foot.
 
bertus52x112 years ago
I like this idea!
freeza36 (author)  bertus52x112 years ago
Thanks!
Higgs Boson2 years ago
One question. What would you do if you needed to quickly slow down or stop and not trash your camera? If you could a fix it to something that is not active in the braking process I think it would be a lot better. Other than that it's a good idea.
Also, when we have put things directly on the luge when we hit a bump the camera turns off, so I am skeptical this would work on a support.
freeza36 (author)  Higgs Boson2 years ago
I am able to use only the bottom half of my foot to brake. And it actually works really well.
Interesting. Have you tried it at all with the support you made?
freeza36 (author)  Higgs Boson2 years ago
The support was just a failed attempt. I put it in there to illustrate our old methods.
We should make one that attaches to a helmet. I have a feeling that would work a little better.
freeza36 (author)  Higgs Boson2 years ago
Yeah