Go Pro Chin Mount - DIY for curved helmet.

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  • Published on Feb 21, 2017
  • How to make a DIY go pro chin mount for your helmet.
    Heys guys, so I've been looking for a way to mount my gopro to the chin of my helmet for a while now. I have seen a few ways of doing it but this was the only one I found that worked for my helmet so far.
    The rain has finally cleared up here in Auckland so a new motovlog will be coming soon featuring the new chin mount point of view!
    Make sure to subscribe and give it a thumbs up if this helped you. Thanks to everyone who has subscribed to the channel so far, really appreciate it.
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Comments • 58

  • Zamsonite B
    Zamsonite B 5 days ago +1

    Sandpaper my helmet?... I don't think so.

    • Ray emerson Ayag
      Ray emerson Ayag 4 days ago

      @Zamsonite B i think 3m is ok, but using sand paper on helmet is a no no 🤣.. can't even do that to my $200 helmet 🤣

    • Zamsonite B
      Zamsonite B 4 days ago

      Ray emerson Ayag sure.. my latest helmet is a Shoei and I find it hard enough to put a 3M addhesive sticker on it.😂

    • Ray emerson Ayag
      Ray emerson Ayag 4 days ago

      if your helmet worth like $20,then nothing to worry about 😂

  • JB's Style
    JB's Style 26 days ago

    Tnx...great video short but with all the details in it!

  • Pablo Alfaro
    Pablo Alfaro 27 days ago

    we got the same bike bro!

  • Henry Moreno
    Henry Moreno 29 days ago

    Why do use the putty what purpose does it serve?

  • lagado1lag
    lagado1lag Month ago

    Why you just can’t add the adhesive directly on the mount?

  • Fabian Reyes
    Fabian Reyes 2 months ago

    Thanks a lot for the idea. Greetings from Colombia.

  • nimay13
    nimay13 3 months ago

    Two years late, but your guide make the most sense. +1.

  • Louis Cypher
    Louis Cypher 5 months ago

    Where are you riding at ? I like the Scenery 👍🏻

  • M Shorey
    M Shorey 5 months ago

    Try the Umotos GoPro Chin Mount

  • GG Bro
    GG Bro 7 months ago +1

    With the tape between adhesive and the actual helmet your just applying adhesive to the tape though right? That doesn’t effect the adhesives bond to the helmet?

  • Drew Vlogs
    Drew Vlogs 8 months ago

    Here in the state's that epoxy stuff is called JB Weld and you aren't lying, it smells like the dirtiest fishy stank pussy on Earth.

  • Nucken Futz
    Nucken Futz 9 months ago

    Great video, however wouldn't the layer of masking tape create a weak link between the epoxy and the VHB? I recently did research on how to chin mount my GoPro Hero 6 Black to my Scorpion T-1200 Freeway. Given the helmets curves, I resorted to a curved mount that makes perfect contact on the side of my helmet, and has several mounting joints that extend and aim the GoPro center on your chin. Also in another video, someone used an epoxy like you did, however they stuck it straight to the helmet with no VHB.
    Personally, I see your method is superior because you can still relocate it if you realize you've made a mistake down the line. However, I would use black epoxy, and be sure to sand off all the masking tape to ensure there's no adhesion on weak materials. No weak links.
    Only reason I'm paranoid about perfect adhesion is because every now and then me and my friends go to a shut down road and hit high speeds. Last time we did that, I had my GoPro side mounted. I pulled my head up at speed, and the wind drag was insane, so I tucked back down ASAP because I'm still suspicious of the VHB.

  • Joseph - My Life In Metro Manila

    Nice view man, I'm hoping to get something similar with my new build. Hope I can get close to the same results. I'm surprised you are getting the handlebars with the gopro up that high.

  • American Dingo
    American Dingo 9 months ago

    I can't find the putty stuff in the US stores? Only online

  • Gorilla HD
    Gorilla HD 10 months ago

    Excellent video. Thanks for this one! Scott

  • Taufik Shaikh
    Taufik Shaikh Year ago

    Subscribed... You gave me the good idea. I'll go for it.....

  • Madhur Kapoor
    Madhur Kapoor Year ago

    Amazing it helped me
    great content 👌😊

  • Spider Rider
    Spider Rider Year ago

    This is what I thought of using before I discovered that Sugru is a lot easier:
    ru-clip.com/video/UCQf2li1hCY/video.html
    Please watch my video to see how I did it.
    Thanks for watching, good luck with your videos!

  • Fellow Figure Collectors

    Thx for making this video

  • Sean McNierney
    Sean McNierney Year ago

    Nice vid, great view on bike

  • Bella Smid
    Bella Smid Year ago

    Hi, where did you buy the chin mount? I have a GoPro hero 5.

    • Potato
      Potato 11 months ago +1

      Here you go! www.amazon.com/MaximalPower-CA-GP-J-Hook-Vertical/dp/B015J3Q2JK/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1532415833&sr=8-3&keywords=j+mount+gopro

  • The Gimpy Garage
    The Gimpy Garage Year ago

    Great job! You put in a lot of work with that mount. Looks great!!

  • bulgaro Muñoz Vivanco

    I have the same helmet, Bell qualifier :P

  • Christopher Keen
    Christopher Keen Year ago

    Hey bro, You still vlogging in and around auckland?

  • Gex
    Gex Year ago

    Why not just drll to holes and put som short screws in ? :O

    • D3athduo
      D3athduo Year ago +2

      Gex Compromises integrity

  • Landz
    Landz Year ago

    Sooo crooked

  • Chirag Ashok
    Chirag Ashok Year ago

    **hii

  • Chirag Ashok
    Chirag Ashok Year ago

    his can I know which view is it on go pro (linear or wide view)

    • sammyb_883
      sammyb_883  Year ago +1

      Chirag Ashok Hey mate, all my videos were recorded using the superview which was the widest setting. Cheers.

  • Kellin Quinn
    Kellin Quinn Year ago +3

    Thanks a lot! I watched at least 10 other videos and this is the only one that seems like it'd actually work well. I'll definitely try it out.

    • Kellin Quinn
      Kellin Quinn Year ago

      I did it using Milliput and 3M VHB double-sided GoPro tape and it's super solid a day later. The only thing I'd change is applying the tape to the Milliput while it's still malleable so that the tape AND the putty conform to the contour of the helmet instead of just the putty. I only confirmed the putty to the helmet and there's some tape hanging because it doesn't conform properly when applied between the putty and helmet. Also keep in mind that if you don't use double-sided tape that the putty will likely damage your helmet finish if you want to remove it later.
      The stock double-sided tape mount wouldn't conform to the side or front of my K3 SV, only the top. The Milliput eliminates all the bulky angle adapters and lets me just use the sticky mount.

  • frank Zmonster
    frank Zmonster Year ago

    Thank you for awesome video just about to do mine tonight

  • Sanjeet S king
    Sanjeet S king Year ago

    superbbb bro

  • Mole De olla
    Mole De olla Year ago

    How long did it work to you bro?

    • Haikal Khairuddin
      Haikal Khairuddin Year ago

      sammyb_883 is it work well when raining? That paste, what its name? Tq

    • sammyb_883
      sammyb_883  Year ago +1

      Mole De olla it’s still going strong! 10 months on and it Doesn’t feel or look any weaker.( just been lazy about making videos haha). Cheers.

  • Dominicankid
    Dominicankid Year ago

    Hey what go pro is that and at what setting do you record at and upload at?

    • sammyb_883
      sammyb_883  Year ago

      Dominicankid hey mate sorry for slow reply but that’s a GoPro hero 5 and my recordings were 1080p at 60fps using the sueprview

  • Wil V. The Everything

    Cheers to are coffee. Nice video that's help me for a newbie like me. Thanks..

  • Umotos GoPro Mounts

    I use a UMOTOS MOUNT that looks cool and doesn’t wreck my helmet…..

  • Raghu B P
    Raghu B P Year ago

    Thats a brilliant way of doing it,thank you so much

  • Dango Design
    Dango Design Year ago

    Try our GoPro Gripper mount for an easier and safer solution to mount to your helmet!
    dango-design.com/shop/gripper-mount/

  • Canadian MotoGal
    Canadian MotoGal 2 years ago +1

    Nice mod - I've seen a few similar to this and seems people are happy with it - hows it holding up thus far for you? Cheers!!

    • sammyb_883
      sammyb_883  2 years ago

      Thank you, it's held up well! doesn't seem to have weakend at all. Always a little worried in the back of my mind when it's super windy on the motorway haha but to be honest I think it's practically the same as sticking a gopro on the usual way in terms of hold. Thanks for the comment, will definitely check out your channel when I get home from work : )

  • Hippo-Drones
    Hippo-Drones 2 years ago +2

    The new position looks great

    • sammyb_883
      sammyb_883  2 years ago +1

      Thanks man! I'm pretty happy with how it looks. Having audio issues now though haha fix one thing and something else has to go wrong.

  • Miami and Merch
    Miami and Merch 2 years ago +6

    Great video, good detail I have the exact same problem with my shoei helmet

    • Богарт Хамфри
      Богарт Хамфри 8 months ago

      I would say, Shoei is every bit life-saving.

    • Mike
      Mike Year ago

      Shoei is a bit ... annoying. Another option is AHGB has a special side attachment option they made ... but this is cheaper, not by much and this sort of looks a bit tidier.

    • sammyb_883
      sammyb_883  2 years ago

      Thank you! Just watching some of your vids now actually haha love the monster!

  • BOMBER
    BOMBER 2 years ago

    why not just use the gopro curved helmet mount, or don't use the 3M tape, just that mould directly to the helmet and mount?

    • BOMBER
      BOMBER 2 years ago

      sammyb_883 At least you gave it some thought. good detailed video, I'm sure subs will see the benefits. I have a Bell Bullitt and didn't want anything permanent so I used velcro straps.

    • sammyb_883
      sammyb_883  2 years ago +2

      Is there a curved helmet mount? None of the mounts I've seen in NZ would sit plush on the chin area of my helmet and I couldn't find any gopro attachments that addressed that problem. I even tried getting a chin and side mount and combining them to make a sort of arm bracket that came round to the front of the helmet, but again I couldnt find a spot for the mount to sit anywhere near plush. Also I did consider just using the putty directly onto the helmet but decided against it in case I want to take the mount off one day, imagine the putty would have been a bitch to get off compared to the gopro adhesive tape. Plus this way cost me like 8 bucks all up. Sorry for the essay haha, cheers for watching!