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Old 08-06-2012, 11:56 AM
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A Disc's Life

Ever wonder what a disc sees on its way to the basket? We decided to find out. A co-worker and I put this together after figuring out how to mount a camera to a disc.

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Old 08-06-2012, 11:59 AM
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Wow that's awesome! How did you mount the camera?
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:00 PM
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Interesting idea. I'd like to see a pic of the set-up mounted on the disc. As for the video, I'm not sure if I want to vomit or have a seizure. Cool none the less.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:01 PM
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Wow. How did you get it to shoot forward?
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:01 PM
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That's great! Love the ending!

How many cameras did you go through for this?
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:02 PM
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That was sweet. Is this the first time this has been done? I've seen cameras on discs before, but they would just spin around with the disc, so all you saw was a big blur.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:02 PM
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Awesome vid Tim, you HAVE to strap that thing on top of a putter!
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:09 PM
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My co-worker designed a special mount just for the disc with a bearing in it, took some trial and error. The camera is pretty durable. I went through 3 discs and the camera held up. After hitting enough trees the disc's flight just became to wobbly to produce a decent picture.

I did almost get an ace with the camera but the footage was kinda crappy so I didn't include it. I hit the side of the basket... would have been awesome
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Love it!
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That's pretty cool.
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