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01-09-2012 12:16 AM
slimjimzrule I ended up just using a handle bar mount on the end of my ski pole. If i can get a old pole then i will flatten down the end and use that. Thanks for the idea
01-07-2012 06:48 AM
eek5
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go to your local hardware store, go to the broom section, they have great extendable broom sticks for cheap … choose one that is sturdy and solid in case you fall so that it doesnt bend.
This is what I'm using.



It has 3 sections and extends out to almost 5 feet which is pretty sweet (I never use it at that much extension though). The only thing I don't like about it is its collapsed length is a bit too long and I hate having to unscrew the gopro to switch from the pole clamp and quick releases.

I might have to steal Strmchzr's idea!

Some videos:




01-07-2012 04:16 AM
Strmchzr I used an old ski pole for my GoPro pole. After cutting the ski pole in half, I hammered the end flat and attached an adhesive mount to the pole.

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I let the adhesive completely dry for 24 hours before taking out on the slopes. It worked well.

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01-04-2012 07:23 PM
slimjimzrule Thanks for the ideas guys. I think i might make one out of a cheap monopod. And cool video, i was just up at snow summit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Satr...3cFUAAAAAAAEAA
01-04-2012 06:48 PM
sponger606 it all depends on how you hold the pole, ha!

i felt i was holding a little low, i think if you make a conscious decision to hold it higher, above you hips then it should work out fine
the pole isn't that long it looks longer online
01-04-2012 02:04 PM
jdang307
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This is the original. I debated on the mini but I don't think it gives enough perspective!
I'm debating on the grenade grip but watching their video on Vimeo it doesn't show much. I like yours better with the full view of the board which I think is sick. But the idea of dragging a 3 foot pole everywhere

EDIT:
Just found this from their facebook page

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOFxQ...2&feature=plcp

It sucks because it's a pow day so I can't tell how much of the board is in view since it's always buried or covered. But I still like sponger's video better. Decisions decisions!
01-04-2012 01:47 PM
sponger606 The gopro was about level with the pole. Only used 1 extender. I have a gopro 960 and this was R3 on that model.
01-04-2012 11:32 AM
Nefarious how far down do you tilt your GP? I tried it at a few and am torn.

Also, what setting are you using for this vid?
01-04-2012 11:29 AM
sponger606 This is the original. I debated on the mini but I don't think it gives enough perspective!
01-04-2012 09:47 AM
ecks
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Thats an awesome shot, is that the regular or the mini?

I've been thinking of getting the mini just so its easier to stick in my bookbag but I think the regular gets a better field of view. Decisions, decisions..
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