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Almost killed my dji phantom 1.1.1

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by gtpiratez70, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. gtpiratez70

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    My phantom v1.1.1 just crashed after hitting a tree and falling 50 ft...... One of the motor legs bent a good amount but the esc board (the green one) had a little damage but still works like nothing had happen to but only the green led had all come off during the crash and I have them all still and might just solder them back on later. After spend 2 hours re bending the shell back to almost normal the drone fly's fine right now. Well since i might just buy a new shell not that the old one is giving me problems as of yet, should i buy a Phantom 2 body shell or back a Phantom 1 body shell. From what I hard the only difference from the 1 and 2 was the battery size of the shell and all the screws should be in the same spot.
     
  2. Pilot_FML

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    Not sure what got bent.... was it the arm that the motor is attached to?

    I can't imagine a "motor arm" bending without cracking or breaking.

    If its still cracked you're probably better off getting a new shell (top & bottom).

    Whether all the V1.1.1 electronics fits quickly & easily into a P2 shell, I can't say. It might just be easier to get another P1 shell and possibly save yourself the unexpected problem(s) that always arise when you do something like this.
     
  3. gtpiratez70

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    The arm got bent but when I took apart the phantom only the led lights at the bottom of the esc for the green side got broken off but I had did 4 flights since the crash and everything seems to be working fine like nothing happen besides the led not lighting up on that arm part. If i can ill solder on back the led or buy a new esc for that arm but I haven't had any problems as of right now.
     
  4. Mario_SB

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    How long have you been flying your Phantom?
     
  5. gtpiratez70

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    Around 2 months