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DIY tabletop dolly

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  • #49793 Reply

    D0n
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    quick and dirty… but works..
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gejdNGA28JA
    http://www.indiegogo.com/Lost-and-Alone?a=847815

    skate board, aluminum rail, plywood, fishing line on a spool… I used a 360 servo and rc unit but any motor from a toy car would work..also works if you just push it by hand..

  • #203707 Reply

    Mike Wilhelm
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    This is great, Don! You should make a video showing us how to make it.

  • #203708 Reply

    D0n
    Participant

    I Do have some footage, but this is something so ad hock, I thought the idea was more useful than a how to..
    drill a hole in a mini skate board to mount a tripod head, use a motor and spool to pull it along the track, which is mounted to a board……. very easy build… the only tricky piece? my $1.00 mini skateboard (yard sale item, used) has cheapo wheels with plastic bushings… I replaced those with better wheels that had ball bearings in them…

    I will shoot something showing how it works asap…

  • #203709 Reply

    D0n
    Participant

    A work in progress, but it works pretty good…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-09Xoi79AlA

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