How To Mount Anything In The World

Mar 24, 2011

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

How To Mount Anything In The World

Mar 24, 2011

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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How To Mount Anything In The WorldSometimes you want to add a 1/4″ threading to objects that don’t have threads. It makes sense. I mean, all the mounting gear is already built to support 1/4″ thread: Tripods, light stands, swivels…

This allows you, for example to position a flashlight on a swivel and have full control over it’s angle and direction. Or mount a point and shoot on a bicycle handle.

Photographer David Sr. Lapeer showed a smart way of doing this on the DIYP flickr threads:

It Takes Three Items

5 Easy Steps

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  1. Drill a 3/16″ hole in the velcro
  2. Thread the Elevator bolt through Velcro hole.
  3. The head of the Elv bolt will act as a platform and the velcro will secure it.
  4. You now have a Male thread, to make it a Female thread, use a Coupling nut
  5. Optional: Foamy glued to top of Elv bolt. Provides a little better stability and reduces slipping.

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Udi Tirosh

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Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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