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Old 03-24-2013, 02:00 AM
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Tripod Handle

Bought a DLSR form iwrock. So for the last month i've been trying to piece together some camera gear. picked up a tripod used on ebay. Its a nice tripod for $20 shipped... but it was missing the pan/tilt handle. So today I made one. I made it out of a lower injector body left over from rebuilding the SD's injectors years back, and a shifter knob for a Honda Civic. Thought y'all would get a laugh out of it. Actully, it works very well.







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Old 03-24-2013, 10:40 AM
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Well that certainly is a cool Fix! Very creative!
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Old 03-24-2013, 11:06 AM
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Read the title, thought this was a Harry Reems thread....
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Old 03-24-2013, 12:16 PM
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First DSLR? I have had a few, including a Sony or two. The Sonys are long gone, moved into Nikon now. They are all great cameras though.

Wait til you start buying up lenses!
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Old 03-24-2013, 02:17 PM
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Rotate?

I'd have to rotate the handle 90 degrees ----- it's difficult to shift gears while driving on my head.
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:22 PM
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This may be good enough for, well, some people, but I could never do this unless I could use a walnut shifter from a Mercedes.

Hummm.... After looking at it one would need a shift handle that was not curved as many Mercedes shift handles are. Perhaps I can figure out a way to just mount the knob.

I think you might have just started a trend......
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:12 PM
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Shifter for the SD is a pistol grip for a Mauser broom handle.


Shifter for my Toyota is a 1911 grip.


I think I have a nack for miss using grips.
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:23 PM
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That is actually very artistic.
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Old 03-24-2013, 11:13 PM
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Nice fix on the tripod.

What gear do you shoot the camera with?
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:59 AM
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5th lol

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