View Full Version : went for quick quad rip ended up swiming in mud

12-08-2014, 10:06 AM
I’ll post up the video and pictures tonight

Yesterday I decided to go on a solo quad run to take some Gopro videos. All was going well till I drove through this gooey knee deep mud pit. When I got to the other side the Gopro was missing. I spent the next 3 hours in knee deep, up to my elbows in the icy mud puddle digging for it.

Good times oh yeah

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12-08-2014, 10:19 AM
what were yah using to mount it to ye r quad? ive got a magnetic mount that never drops the ball if yah wana try it

12-08-2014, 10:23 AM

One of these. The problem was not the clamp, my guess is the Gopro was not seated properly and when I came down hard over the last stump it popped off.

12-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Is there a pov video of you finding it?:D

12-08-2014, 01:58 PM
lol lol lol

12-08-2014, 02:03 PM
No the bat died before I could. If you Know the area, I went from this by-pass trail/mud pit, down to Burma/stave lake but the road is closed due to logging so I had to turn around again and head back home through the mud pit (running over the buried Gopro)

I Picked up a rake and hip waders and headed back. By now it’s dark and by the light of the quad I started my 3 hour search. It almost went from bad to worse when I didn’t leave my quad running and the lights killed the battery.

I was pretty cold by the end lol

12-08-2014, 02:05 PM
I now know every square inch of that stupid mud pit and it’s well raked like the sands of a golf course.

You will not find any more pesky stick or stones on the bottom

12-08-2014, 03:14 PM
my bad

12-08-2014, 03:27 PM
I have one....it's a Rigid

FYI no selling on FIBC

12-08-2014, 05:32 PM

12-08-2014, 05:45 PM
When it comes to media products I demand the very best and test my shit to failure. I have not been able to break this mount or even shake it loose and i use it religiously for motorsports. Whether it's pulling G's or high impact this is what you need.



I know lets strap it to a nitro Harley


How about a 9 second race truck?


The point is If I can't break or lose this mount in 3 years of abuse,you can't either lol

12-08-2014, 06:18 PM
I have that mount and use it for the front of the quad. this time I was using a couple of different ones to get some different shots.

having a bit of trouble editing the video....I'll get it at some point

12-08-2014, 08:56 PM
Thanks for cleaning the hole kev.... Will twist the throttle with confidence my next trip through

12-09-2014, 12:23 AM
I have one....it's a Rigid

FYI no selling on FIBC

I can't sell my soul??? :confused:

12-09-2014, 10:29 AM
you could win a prize if you sell your soul


Lieutenant Johnson
12-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Damn shitty nite..glad u found it bud

12-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Thanks...almost got the video done...I'm on the video edit learning curve.

Goin Green XJ
12-09-2014, 09:04 PM
how about that video,

12-09-2014, 09:10 PM
it's rendering as we speak...should be up in about 1/2 hour

it's my first video edit....it was kinda fun learning the basics

12-10-2014, 12:34 AM
Must be in Mexican time lol

Sounds like quite the adventure Kev lol glad ya found the GoPro

12-10-2014, 02:13 PM
Ive been here all damn night half an hour aint this long so get on it :D

12-10-2014, 02:15 PM
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