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    Cheap NOGA-type indicator holders - work great!!!

    I purchased two camera mounts from an import tool dealer for $7 a piece. When received, I cut off the metric attachment bolts and welded them to SAE bolts to fit in some knock-off magnetic bases. The end result is a NOGA-style indicator holder for about $15 each as opposed to $100's. One tightening knob will hole the indicator in any position possible allowing for quick setups on the lathe or mill.
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    Confused here. Do you mean the camera mounts had Noga style arms...or you had Noga style arms and you bought the mag bases and adapted the arms to those bases?

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    Thanks the.hogman! We've added your NOGA Style Indicator Holder to our Miscellaneous category, as well as to your builder page: the.hogman's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    So sorry! I meant that the camera arms were actually NOGA style knock-offs. They can be had very inexpensively and "converted" for other uses quite easily. I cannot begin to tell you how great these are to use around the shop. Wish I had done this a long time ago. I had always placed the NOGAs as an expensive passing fancy of mine until now.
    I got the magnetic bases from HF at a parking lot sale for next to nothing.
    Here is a picture of the exact camera mounts I bought from the eBay:
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    Manufacturer of Kat Eyz Banjo and Guitar Capos. Handmade and customized personally by me right here in the central part of the USA.

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    Searched eBay, could you post a link?

    Good repurpose.

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    Search for Articulated camera mount , should bring up several styles and lenghts
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    That worked, just got to word it different.

    Thank You


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