PVC Pipe Mount from GoPro Packaging Materials

GoPro Packaging materials are certainly just thrown away by many users, but can become another great mount if disassembled.  As illustrated in the animated GIF below, you can mount your camera to a 1 inch piece of PVC pipe using only the package and super glue:

GoPro Packaging Materials make a great "free" mountYou may notice that I cut the front off of it so as not to restrict the field of view.  In my case, I wanted to mount it solidly for some time lapse shooting, so it was attached to a heavy bike stand (this one), which worked quite well.  See a larger photo of it set up after the “read more.”

GoPro Packaging materials + PVC and a bike stand

So remember, when you get your new GoPro camera, don’t throw out the packaging.  Disassemble it and use what you find!  The clear glass thing would make a nice pencil holder too.

As seen on JcoPro.net

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    • Jeremy Cook says:

      Ha, yeah getting rid of stuff is usually a good idea! Every once in a while I regret it though. Thanks for reading!

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