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Knex video camera holder (TNKIT entry) Answered

This is a knex video camera holder I threw together in like 5 minutes.  The original one failed and also used too many parts.

This camera can be either used with a quad pod, or be mounted on most 5 layer thick knex guns with addons. 

The camera is easy to put in and take out, but when its in, you can't make it fall out.  Surprisingly, it's very sturdy, and can be used as an FPS view in a knex war and an alternate scope.

I was gonna add yellow  rods into the midsection like I did with the sides, but I ran out of red connectors, so I couldn't.  Just pretend they are there.

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Katarukito
Katarukito

11 years ago

Tsk tsk tsk a pink pencil in the background..

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Too bad nobody but you gives a sh**.

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Oblivitus
Oblivitus

11 years ago

Cool, but I would want a plastic shield to put in front of the lens to prevent scratching in the event that it gets shot at.

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shadowninja31
shadowninja31

Reply 11 years ago

Agree, but that couldn't be knex and would lower quality maybe. (If its dirty)

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Oblivitus
Oblivitus

Reply 11 years ago

I would rather have an unbroken lens.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Get some plastic from a store, tape it on.  There is no "See through" knex, unless you count those clear rods, but then again, they are not transparent.

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Oblivitus
Oblivitus

Reply 11 years ago

Yeah, that's what I'd do.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

BTW, can I be your #1 buddy?

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Oblivitus
Oblivitus

Reply 11 years ago

No, why?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Explain the joke?

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Oblivitus
Oblivitus

Reply 11 years ago

You got denied, that's the joke.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

I dont really find it funny.

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Oblivitus
Oblivitus

Reply 11 years ago

Lol.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Nevermind.....

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Seleziona
Seleziona

11 years ago

this would bee awesome in a war!

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

"Bee"?

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Doctor What
Doctor What

11 years ago

Are there twistable knex that form into different shapes (knex novice question)?  If so, you could try making a gorillapod type holder, something with legs, that you could attach to different surfaces.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Yes, there are "Bendy rods" that are flexible. But you can't really stick it to surfaces, and they aren't sturdy enough to support this.

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TheDunkis
TheDunkis

11 years ago

Hmm I kind of like the idea but I wouldn't use it in a war unless you build in some sort of plastic shield to protect the camera. Otherwise it would make for a pretty cool digital scope attachment, not that you'd be able to hit anyone far enough to need to zoom but still.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Just get a clear plastic cover or something.  I do have a knex "Net" of sorts, but it has big holes that you could easily shoot past, and the bars on the net can obstruct the lens.

Mounting it on the stock of a gun like the knexsayer is always an option.

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travw
travw

11 years ago

Nice. 4*
Although I generally don't like this sorta thing, due to the fact that not everybody's cameras are the same size. Still good though.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Yeah, You can just change the rods up to fit the camera.  This happens to be a bit too big for the camera I used, but it still fits snugly.

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Killer~SafeCracker
Killer~SafeCracker

Reply 11 years ago

LOL, If something is too big then it doesn't fit snugly.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Its not THAT big.  Its just SLIGHTLY bigger than it, you can't really notice it until after a bit of use.  

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Yeah, the most it does is wiggle oh so slightly.  Some parts of it fit it perfectly, but the camera's design is not boxy.  It still works well.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHH BUDDDDDDYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

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Hiyadudez
Hiyadudez

11 years ago

Not bad. Is this your final TNKIT entry?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

No, depending on what you mean.

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Hiyadudez
Hiyadudez

Reply 11 years ago

No, I mean:

Is this your final product?

Oh yeah, Ive turned Pro :)

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

What?  No, its not my final knex item. 

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Hiyadudez
Hiyadudez

Reply 11 years ago

You do get what I mean right?

If not, then here:

Is the your finished product of the camera holder? or is it just a prototype?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

Yes.  its pretty much done.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

????????

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~KGB~
~KGB~

11 years ago

looks sturdy, post it.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 11 years ago

I already took it apart, and its easy to build from pics.

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~KGB~
~KGB~

Reply 11 years ago

kk

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Fred the Penguin
Fred the Penguin

11 years ago

looks cool, I did something like this awhile ago too.