Ever wanted to style on someone just by taking out your phone? No? Uhhhhhh..... BEHOLD THE INSTANT PHONE!
Is it useful in any way? No.
Is it more convenient? lol nope.
Is it necessary? heck yea boii
Okay, confession time: Yes this is just the 'Hidden anything' by Ammnra... but I don't have any money to buy his kit so i made it myself in Fusion 360! The design here is 100% my creation, but the idea is not. Just wanted to make sure that there is no confusion. If this is against any rules let me know what I can do.
Originally shared on Facebook:
I tried to make this in as few components as possible.
Gate is connected to the front of the Frame with a cut paperclip. make sure the indent lines on the Gate is facing downwards.
Attach rubber bands to the knobs on either side of Gate and Frame. Fiddle around with it so the gate consistently flaps upward/away from the wrist.
Secure Mount to the phone cover of your choice. Make sure the knob is towards the bottom of the phone and that there is a ~20mm gap from the bottom of the phone so it doesn't collide with gate in the retracted position.
Slide Mount into Flex_Rail and insert a cut paperclip through the hole so Mount secured in. It should slide easily but if it doesn't, grab that needle file and sand away~
Slide the assembled rail into the assembled frame. The phone should be upside down/the bottom of the phone points towards tour wrist.
Now that the rail is in the frame, insert Stopper into the hole in the rail and secure it by inserting a cut paperclip through the two pieces.
Add Straps to the sides and a length of fishing wire to connect Gate to one of your fingers so when you flex your wrist, the gate flips open.
Done! Let me know if there is anything I missed and I'll update this description.
How to style on them suckers:
You can take a look at the facebook post linked above, but in short:
Point arm downwards and flex your wirst, the weight of the phone due to gravity should pull it downwards.
Once extended the phone should disengage and rotate to flip the right direction.
To put away, Flip phone back to its original position so it gets locked into place with the flex rail (See photo). Point arm upwards and flex your wrist again.
- Reduced contact area between "frame" and "flex_rail" to reduce friction.
- Added "card" mount variant to hold a card instead of a phone.
- Print flex rail with a hard plastic instead as the weight of the card due to gravity will not be able to overcome frictional forces