Looking for ideas on how to attach my rifle to my back. Tried magnets but they are hard to detach by pulling was thinking of a sleeve or a 3d printed friction mount.
Yeah thats the problem. Detaching the rifle became the job of anyone else who i could get to pull it off. It wouldnt slide. Velcro couldnt either...same issue.Those could work but it all depends on where and how you attached the magnets, and what magnets they are. Neodymium and rare earth work the best because they are strong and can hold, but if they are on the inside of your prop and under your armor they always have about an inch of foam to prevent them from sticking too much so that they can be separated easily. Velcro could also work, but I don't like to have things that shouldn't be there poking out the side of my props... :b
Ahhh. I see what you mean now... I usually grab the stock, or handle, or whatever I can and pull it up. It slides off, you don't have to pull out from your back, but that's me, I have long skinny slenderman arms, and may not be your case. Sorry that your not 6'4" and still growing.Yeah thats the problem. Detaching the rifle became the job of anyone else who i could get to pull it off. It wouldnt slide. Velcro couldnt either...same issue.
So anyone try a friction fit holster?
Magnets do work in certain cases. One downside of magnets though is that they often are popped free by slipping out of alignment. Points of high rotation such as thigh mounts require stronger magnets and eyes on to make sure that props don't get bumped and knocked free when in a crowd. A back mounted long prop would be less likely to be shaken free but bumping by others is still a concern, having some sort of restraining strap or a parachute clip would be a good idea to protect your props from a tumble.Would magnets work well for foam weapons, perhaps in a sufficient quantity?
Correct, like Turbo said it works in certain cases, for instance the set up I have for the AR is only a hair different for the one that I have for the BR that I made from foam. The foam is tricky though because its a much softer material and if it’s not done just right it will slip because of the thickness of the material between the magnets or if you don’t have something between the magnets they’ll rip right off of the gun.Would magnets work well for foam weapons, perhaps in a sufficient quantity?
Pffft! Who cares about safety and health as long as you look good doing it?!so quick little note me and red shirt had this talk when it came to his suit and well the magnets in the suit would pull all the iron in your blood to that one spot causing all kinds of medical problems if not out right kill you with a blood clot.
safest way I can see this working is some kind of slip lock system which would be tricky but way safer then the magnets.