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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by badawgie71, May 16, 2015.

  1. badawgie71

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    So has anyone created any 3D printed gimbal guards that are more secure at holding the gimbal stationary while in the bag?
     
  2. DrChris

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    I couldn't imagine an aftermarket guard that's better than the one that is supplied. It took a bit to learn to get it on correctly, but after installing it properly, I've never had it come off.
     
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  3. Jabtyler

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    Can you show me how to put the supplied one on? Mine was off when I opened the box.
    Thanks
     
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    There in only one listed on ebay. The aftermarket ones are so much better. However, it's listed at $25 which is too much. I'm thinking the price will drop once more are on the market.
     
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    Try an aftermarket gimbal lock and lens cover. So very nice!
     
  6. DrChris

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    Here are some photos:

    Guard 1.jpg Guard 2.jpg Guard 3.jpg Guard Rear.jpg

    Hope that helps!
    Chris
     
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  7. badawgie71

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    the reason I'm asking is because the tab at the top where u insert it into the gimbal was laying in the bottom of my box. I notified DJI and have not heard a response from them yet about a replacement. But thanks for the reply
     
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    Thanks Chris for the pics. I couldn't remember how it was on. Super simple after i saw your pics.
     
  9. DrChris

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    Oh, your guard arrived broken. Boo. That's why you need a replacement or a third party solution. Yes, I'd personally be afraid to transport my Phantom very much without the guard in place.

    Good luck!
    Chris
     
  10. badawgie71

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    Yeah, the use of micro fiber towels wrapped around the gimbal in my back pack is getting annoying.