3d hinged mount for control panel needed

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3d hinged mount for control panel needed

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Has anyone out there designed a 3d mount for the control panel so you could fold it down?
This would make it easier to put in a smaller carry bag without the big lump sticking out the front



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Was going to ask same question but you beat me to it ::g
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Hi, there are a couple of 'quick release' adaptations on ebay at the moment, one from Australia and one from York, cost £30 - £40. I'm sure I've seen a hinged version mentioned on this forum before but can't find it at the moment.

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If you send me a sketch of what you want I can put you in contact with someone who can draw it on CAD and 3D print it for you.

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I’d like a removable one that fits the tele-Knox stem , I can leave the machine in the car and just bring the control home for charging

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Bin thinking of buying tele nox stem is it any good for the money ?
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Mint matey ::g

I’ve found you have to tighten the screws a bit more after use ( settling in ) and there is a very slight wobble only on the arm rest , easily fixed though.

But yes, for me it’s worth every penny, very well made , lighter and collapsible ::g
Think it cost me £118 delivered from our forum shop

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That’s it then Am going to buy the red flack nox tele stem ::g
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This is the one I use:
https://www.shop-lefouilleur.com/v2/en/ ... 31186.html

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I heard long ago Detecting Innovations were looking at making a folding joint specially for the Tele Nox shaft but I haven't heard anything since. There are so many people looking for them they need to get one made soon before 'the boat sails'.

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What ppl need to do is contact Detecting Innovations Ltd via the contact page on their website. Maybe with lots of requests they might get one sorted soon.

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I contacted DI a while back and was told they were designing a folding system, but nothing since. That's why I bought the "French" one. I have to say it is very good, though I would prefer a clip to fasten it rather than the turnscrews, but it is a minor niggle. Other than that it is very robust and does the job well.
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DetectorTek do one its on eBay available in Red or Black looks good ££39.99 with free postage.. may pick one up myself :)

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RossDG wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:10 am
I contacted DI a while back and was told they were designing a folding system, but nothing since. That's why I bought the "French" one. I have to say it is very good, though I would prefer a clip to fasten it rather than the turnscrews, but it is a minor niggle. Other than that it is very robust and does the job well.

Do you use your on the tele-nox shaft? I saw this item for sale but assumed it's only for the standard shaft.

A tele-nox shaft and folding/removable handle would be a killer combination.

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Polecat wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:38 pm
RossDG wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:10 am
I contacted DI a while back and was told they were designing a folding system, but nothing since. That's why I bought the "French" one. I have to say it is very good, though I would prefer a clip to fasten it rather than the turnscrews, but it is a minor niggle. Other than that it is very robust and does the job well.

Do you use your on the tele-nox shaft? I saw this item for sale but assumed it's only for the standard shaft.

A tele-nox shaft and folding/removable handle would be a killer combination.
Hi, I use this on the standard shaft, though depending on the profile of the tele nox it may work, perhaps with piece of inner tube to act as a grip/filler?
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I have the French one on my stock stem, it had a but of play on the stem fit, I used a bit of bicycle inner tube to firm it up.
I'm happy with the system, though it's not as refined as it could be.
It certainly makes transporting the machine easier.
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RossDG wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:45 pm
Polecat wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:38 pm
RossDG wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:10 am
I contacted DI a while back and was told they were designing a folding system, but nothing since. That's why I bought the "French" one. I have to say it is very good, though I would prefer a clip to fasten it rather than the turnscrews, but it is a minor niggle. Other than that it is very robust and does the job well.

Do you use your on the tele-nox shaft? I saw this item for sale but assumed it's only for the standard shaft.

A tele-nox shaft and folding/removable handle would be a killer combination.
Hi, I use this on the standard shaft, though depending on the profile of the tele nox it may work, perhaps with piece of inner tube to act as a grip/filler?

Thanks. Not keen on having to mod it or mess about with it as a days swinging puts a surprising mount of stress through the shaft and handle and I fear it would come lose or move around. I'll keep an eye on the DI site to see if an official tele-nox item becomes available.

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That looks great, I can’t find that shop?

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busterbenny2001 wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:17 am
That looks great, I can’t find that shop?
Ebay item number 223823500654

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