Introduction: Tripod Flashlight Mount

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As if looking at the picture wasn't enough, this could be described as simply attaching some velcro with a nut. However, this is my first instructable, so I'm going into detail. :)

Step 1: Get the Hardware.

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Any velcro will do, I used stuff for cable management. The nuts are 1/4-20 UNC. I'm assuming you have a tripod and a flashlight. A paper punch and scissors are all the tools you will need.

Step 2: Punch and Cut.

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Punch a hole for the threads of the tripod about an 4.5cm from one end. Cut to about 13 cm in length.

Step 3: Assemble.

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Screw it together and cover the screw with the smaller piece.

Step 4: Enjoy!

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Enjoy a new third hand. It only takes a second to remove and a couple of seconds to put a new flashlight.

Comments

Yonatan24 made it! (author)2015-09-01

I Built And Made a Tutorial of a "Flashlight mount on to a tripod" before I knew you made one on Instructables...

It would be appreciated if you check it out through this link :)

https://www.instructables.com/id/5-DIY-Gorrilapod-F...

linuxnewbie (author)2013-08-14

This would also be great with microphones or other camera/film equipment.

l8nite (author)2012-01-01

that's a really cool idea ! thank you for sharing

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