DIY Cable Cam

Introduction: DIY Cable Cam

In this instructable i am going to show you how to make a cable cam. A cable cam is used to film people going at high speeds downhill. 

advantages -

 - very cheep
 - you can make it powered in the future.

Step 1: What You Need

What you will need:

pulleys (with hooks)
Fender washers (lots)
Piece of wood (to mount everything on)
Nuts and bolts

Step 2: Drilling the Holes

Drill 5 holes equaly apart on your piece of wood.

Step 3: Add the Weights

Add your fender washers to two of your screws (make the equal weights).

Step 4: Tighten It Up

Put the weights through your piece of wood and tighten it up

Step 5: Add the Pulleys

Add the pulleys to the end holes.

Step 6: Add the Camera Mount

Add another screw to the centre hole.

Step 7: The Finished Project


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    5 years ago

    Looks very nice. I assume you use it for your gopro because of the sticker. Could you post a video of it in action because I would love to see how it turned out