DIY GoPro Swivel Helmet Mount

February 05, 2013 / by / 10 Comments
REVIEW OVERVIEW
Easy?
Cheap?
Awesome?
8.67

Killer

What you’ll need to make the DIY GoPro swivel helmet mount:

Tools you’ll need:

  • Power drill
  • 1/4″ drill bit
  • Hack saw (to cut ski pole)
  • 1/4″ wrenches

DIYGoPro Sample Video:

We made some design improvements to the DIY GoPro swivel helmet mount and will be coming out with a new tutorial soon. In the meantime, feast your eyes on our tasty test footage.


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10 Responses
  1. David

    Simple builds with few moving parts always work the best and they’re always reliable. DIY Gopro swivel helmet looks well designed and the parts look sturdy too. I mean, there’s no reason why metal parts should not be sturdy. Looks good, I’ll definitely grab one for my next ski trip.

    Feb.16.2013 at 6:48 pm
    • DIYGoPro.com (Author)

      We’re working on an improved designed, David. Stay tuned. The new design won’t have four pointy screws pointing towards your dome!

      Feb.16.2013 at 11:01 pm
  2. Sean

    Making gopro swivel looks cheap and easy, but if you guys are planning to release a new design.. then maybe I should wait a little? I don’t mind the screws pointing towards my dome, the chances of that somehow penetrating my skull is so remotely low. I’ll grab the GoPro seat post mount from Ebay right now if the same accessory will be used for the new design though. Might as well keep it handy until the new design comes out.

    Feb.17.2013 at 7:39 am
    • DIYGoPro.com (Author)

      Hey Sean, we’re editing up the new tutorial tomorrow. Check out the sample footage we added above. You can start to gather all the parts in this tutorial except the caster. We’ve figured out a better (less dangerous) way to do it. Cheers!

      Feb.17.2013 at 9:25 am
  3. Kevin L

    I’m going with the new design too. I don’t see much wrong with the current design, but hell, wait one day and I can get my hands on the improved design. I just gotta be patient lol~ Epic sample video guys, but it’s a little too much tease xD Nice of choice of music too by the way. I’ll be coming back tomorrow for the updated video tutorial. Thanks a ton for all the other tutorial too guys. Peace~!

    Feb.18.2013 at 12:09 am
  4. DIYGoPro.com (Author)

    New tutorial is up everyone. Check it out, here: http://www.diygopro.com/diy-gopro-swivel-helmet-mount-improved/

    Feb.18.2013 at 8:25 am
  5. marc

    What if you crash with a bolt sticking through your helmet?

    Sep.06.2013 at 11:23 am
  6. Lucas

    I had an idea of putting the screws upside down so you have a lesser chance of penetrating your skull

    Feb.08.2014 at 3:31 pm
  7. ralph

    Whats the total wesisght of the swivel helmet mount?

    Feb.14.2015 at 6:25 am
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