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kilroy
03-18-2005, 02:15 PM
My car is doesn't have a roll cage for mounting the camera but I'd still like to use my Sony HC-32 with a removable mount while at the strip for in-car footage. Anyone know of a site with how-to's or have personal experience to share? I've not found much with Google.

speedofsound
03-18-2005, 04:14 PM
Do you have a tripod? If so, you can usually place the tripod in the front seat or the middle of the back seat and strap it in with the seatbelt.

Not ideal, but will work for a couple passes.

We're working on a camera mount for roll cages, and will probably determine a way for people without cages in a little while also.

casey99COBRA
03-18-2005, 04:17 PM
a tripod and duct tape works pretty well :thumbsup:

cobrapace94
03-18-2005, 10:17 PM
a tripod and duct tape works pretty well :thumbsup:

:thumbsup: :doh2: :spoke: :woot: :lol:
Tripod could work.

scocher
03-18-2005, 10:55 PM
You might be able to find something not quite so "red-neck" ;) as duct tape and a tripod on one of these sites: http://shop.store.yahoo.com/cinemasupplies/carmounts.html
http://www.stickypod.com/products.htm<---- this might be more what you're looking for.

Good luck!

kilroy
03-19-2005, 01:21 PM
Thanks for the suggestions everybody. Scocher, I continued my search & found the stickypod over on ModularFords. Not as cheap as free, but it's EXACTLY what I'm looking for.

scocher
03-19-2005, 03:32 PM
Thanks for the suggestions everybody. Scocher, I continued my search & found the stickypod over on ModularFords. Not as cheap as free, but it's EXACTLY what I'm looking for.

:thumbsup:

WVSNS&
03-19-2005, 06:14 PM
Try checking places like "galls" and other cop crap mags and websites. We use a few mounts that are almost universal from some cop cars. There are some that bolt to things and stay steady with suction cups. Work pretty good. There are plenty of places to get used cop stuff too, probably your best bet for cheap.


john

ausie
03-25-2005, 07:48 AM
The skicky pad looks like a good product, but my main camera is too big for it. A sony or small hand held cam will work if the weight is less than 10 pounds. If you are thinking about using it while racing, you can look for a helmet cam, hard to say how good they are. I have used a tripod in the past, but not the best solution since your camera will move more than you would want it too regardless how you secure it.

kilroy
04-21-2005, 08:32 AM
I used the StickyPod this past weekend @FFW Atlanta with good results. I only tried mounting it from the rear glass. This is a funny clip - let's just say my day wasn't going well...

http://www.svtcobraclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9254&page=2

scocher
04-22-2005, 12:37 AM
I used the StickyPod this past weekend @FFW Atlanta with good results. I only tried mounting it from the rear glass. This is a funny clip - let's just say my day wasn't going well...

http://www.svtcobraclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9254&page=2
:rotf: That was good! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

rpalmer
04-22-2005, 01:07 PM
Homebuilt Home Depot camera mount:

http://hybrid2.honda-perf.org/contrib/cameramount/buildit.html

-RP