How to Build a Webcam Missile Launcher Page 2 Preparation
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How to build a Webcam Missile Launcher

Preparation

First, take one of each.

A USB Missile Launcher,

And a USB webcam.

Cut the camera mount from the rest of the base.  I used a hacksaw, but your methods may vary.  During this session, we will be removing the base from the camera mount and saving the screws.  There will be one that goes from the underside of the base into the portion that we will be cutting off to mount on the missile launcher.  Set that one aside in a special place.  The same place you are going to store the screw holding the bushing to the center post of the camera stem.  Save the bushing too.  These parts are important and small.  Don't lose them, we'll need them halfway through this project. 

Then shape the camera mount to the curvature of the missile housing. 

Now might be a good time to remove the end caps that hold the front and back missile firing mechanism together.  I used a small screwdriver to press the release catches down and to pry up the caps.  Try not to break them, we'll need them later. 

It's also a good time to remove the two rear screws from the missile launching mechanism.  Too bad it wasn't that easy to remove it. 

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