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How to make a substitute for a GoPro with your phone

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A GoPro, or a helmetcam is pretty cool. But is it cheap? The answer is no. Or is it?
 
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Step 2: The main body

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Take a piece of duct tape and rip it in half. Now put it on your phone with sticky side out. Wrap a piece around the previous tape. Still sticky side out.

Step 3: The main body

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Pick up your other half duct tape piece and attach it to the bootom piece. Pull out a new piece and place it around.

Step 4: The closing and opening system

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Slice one more in half. Place it under the pocket. Now place one over the last one. Take a smaller piece and fasten it to the end.

Step 5: Attach it anywhere!

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you can duct Tape this to your helmet or you can use it as a wrist cam. I will be showing you this in the next step.

Step 6: Wrist cam

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Fold your rubberband so it looks like the first picture. Cut three small pieces and stick them to each other like shown. One at the bottom one at the top and one at the bottom again. Tape this figure around the rubber band with an other piece of tape.

Step 7:

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Tape this down to the opposite side of where the camera is.

Step 8: Go out and film!

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You can probably tape this almost anywhere you want! I would not recommend bringing it to the swimmingpool, though. Remember to always have fun.
NVDevastator9 months ago
Very cool! I modified it a bit and made it solely of duct tape. Here it is:

Then i just tape it to my helmet and voila!
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swisel (author)  NVDevastator9 months ago
Great!!!! I just love it when people makes their own version of another persons project. And this one looks so much better than mine!! Hope you have some good uses for it!
Thanks for the kind words! It may look a liiitle better but yours looks alot more sturdy LOL. Keep up the good work!!!
Nice job ; just the kind of practical bodge that I find myself doing ( looks awful, works great.)
swisel (author)  FriendOfHumanity1 year ago
thanks! I am agree, all i really wanted was something that works like a gopro but cheaper, so I came up with this!
Do you have any footage from your phone with your hack? Thanks
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swisel (author)  audreyobscura1 year ago
Yes I have! I think will upload it soon!