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Do I make a Portable TV Stand/ FPV Ground Station? Answered

I have a project that I'm trying to figure out how to make work.  I have an idea for a portable TV Stand/FPV Ground Station, but I need some inspiration and advice to build it. It will be created from a Craftsman Sit/Stand/Tote Truck. It's pretty beat up and there are a few broken devices on it. What I'd like to do is mount my Craig 15" TV to the lid. After mounting the TV to the lid how would I temporarily mount the lid to the retractable handle? When the TV and lid are mounted to the handle how would I make the lid tilt up and down between 0 about 45 degrees for best view when sitting or standing? Check out my Image Library for pictures of what I'm trying to build. Thank you in advance!


The glare from the sun is the thing you will have to worry about most with this. With that in mind, I would have it tilt down/level and put a sun shield around it like this from ReadyMadeRC: http://www.readymaderc.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=11_22_228&products_id=1192


Awesome Bob! Thanks for the input. I was thinking about the sun too. I thought too that I would eventually have to deal with the glare so I have a few fixes in mind for that. I am not sure of how to mount the lid as shown though.

I see what you are saying. I have some pole mount brackets from back when I used to do Wi-Fi antenna installation that would fit around that handle and clamp to the lid nicely. Perhaps a trip down the ailes at your local hardware / big box store would produce some results.