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      Yesterday, 03:45 AM   #1

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iPhone 6 cradle DIY

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I looked at the iPhone 5 cradle yesterday and since my local BMW dealer was having a buy one get a second for 50% off sale I picked one up for $125. I confirmed it worked with my old iPhone 5 and then proceeded to take it apart. My plan was to cut off the side wings with a Dremel tool and see if it would work with my iPhone 6. I took it apart to plug the cable in to the iPhone 6 before I cut it up. It worked. I proceeded then to put it back together again and then used my Dremel tool with the metal and plastic cutting wheel to cut off the sides and the top lip. I was apprehensive at first but everything went smoothly. Once cleared I tried the fit and it worked. I then placed a foam pad from the inside of a bike helmet at the top to cushion the top of the iPhone and protect the camera. I then thread my daughters hair tie and used that as a top fastener. I plan to get a flat ribbon elastic piece on Friday. I need to sand down the rough edges and make it clean looking. Everything is working, the antenna, the fan and of course the lighting cable. I will write more once I have it cleaned up but for now here are some rough pics.
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Um...where are the pics?

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