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    • Irony
    • By Irony 8th Jun 17, 7:57 PM
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    Dashboard cam holder?
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    • 8th Jun 17, 7:57 PM
    Dashboard cam holder? 8th Jun 17 at 7:57 PM
    I've got a Nextbase 212 dash cam,it came with a windscreen suction holder. I dislike these suction ones & would like something that can go on the dashboard instead,can you guys suggest an alternative holder?
    It has no threaded bottom so I can't use my Mobius holder (which was fab)
    Would anyone recommend one of those "lazy"gooseneck bracket types?
    Thanks
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    • Jackmydad
    • By Jackmydad 8th Jun 17, 8:04 PM
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    I've got a sort of rubber mat with a shiny plastic suction cup "place" on it. It just sits on top of the dash over towards the passenger side.. The rubber's pretty "sticky" so it doesn't slide about. It just peeps over the bottom of the screen.
    • Strider590
    • By Strider590 8th Jun 17, 8:52 PM
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    • 8th Jun 17, 8:52 PM
    I've got a Nextbase 212 dash cam,it came with a windscreen suction holder. I dislike these suction ones & would like something that can go on the dashboard instead,can you guys suggest an alternative holder?
    It has no threaded bottom so I can't use my Mobius holder (which was fab)
    Would anyone recommend one of those "lazy"gooseneck bracket types?
    Thanks
    Originally posted by Irony
    There's nothing wrong with the suction mounts, on my last car it stayed in place for 4 years........

    Basically as long as no moron ever spits on or licks it (I don't how where this stupid habit came from), as long as it's clean and the window is clean, it'll never comes loose.
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    • neilmcl
    • By neilmcl 9th Jun 17, 8:14 AM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 8:14 AM
    There's nothing wrong with the suction mounts, on my last car it stayed in place for 4 years........

    Basically as long as no moron ever spits on or licks it (I don't how where this stupid habit came from), as long as it's clean and the window is clean, it'll never comes loose.
    Originally posted by Strider590
    That is, however, until you actually have an accident

    The best mounts for dashcams tend to be the ones that are fixed with 3M pads onto the dashboard.
    • MEM62
    • By MEM62 9th Jun 17, 9:39 AM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 9:39 AM
    http://buybits.com/

    If you can't find one here you probably won't find one :-)
    • Strider590
    • By Strider590 9th Jun 17, 11:50 AM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 11:50 AM
    That is, however, until you actually have an accident

    The best mounts for dashcams tend to be the ones that are fixed with 3M pads onto the dashboard.
    Originally posted by neilmcl
    You could hang off my suction mount and it was only a cheap thing from China.

    Trouble with 3M sticky pads is that most aren't really 3M.
    “I may not agree with you, but I will defend to the death your right to make an a** of yourself.”

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    • Irony
    • By Irony 9th Jun 17, 2:33 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 2:33 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 2:33 PM
    The mat for the suction won't lay flat on my type of dash.
    Enter the Poundshop I bought the mobile phone tripod & the holder(utech?) with green sticky gel pad.
    The gel ones holds but looks like a crane on the dash(it has a sticky pad to attach to its suction pad.
    The tripod gave me an eureka moment. It has a spring loaded holder that's threaded,that thread fits my mobius dash holder & the Newbase fits lovely.
    Big X guys.

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