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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 07:11 AM Thread Starter
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Removing GoPro base plates.


For any one that is interested if you have GoPro base plates on your helmet or bike & want to remove them & not your paint I have a simple solution.

All that is required is 1meter of fishing line (basic monofilament) double it over & push it as under one corner of the sticky pad with your finger then just use a sawing motion, the fishing line will find it easier to go under than go through the foam & it comes off clean & easy.

I have a black AGV helmet & can't see a single mark from the removal.

Hope this helps anyone that's needs to do this.

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 09:30 PM
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Nice tip! Noted in my mental midget brain storage...

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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-30-2013, 11:06 PM
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Hair dryer.....along with your method as well prob even easier.
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-31-2013, 09:06 AM Thread Starter
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Yep your right, quick preheat will help my lid had been in the sun all day before I removed the base plate.
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Thanks. Ive been pondering about it if the time comes to remove it, i also thought about heating it up, but the fishing line trick (+ some heat) should do the trick nicely.
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I will try it with the sony action cam bases.
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-03-2014, 06:16 AM
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"Goo gone" also works. Soak the mount with it and let it sit. Did it a few times and the mount pealed right off.

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A quick blast from a heat gun always made easy work of removing mounts for me.
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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 12-04-2014, 05:01 AM
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I also found twisting it helps. I side something like scissors into the mountand carefully twist left to right or vice versa. You can substitute the scissors with something less sharp.

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