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Anti Drop Pins

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Bella, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. Bella

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    Hi. Just checking the bottom of my P3 standard and notice only two pins inserted to hold the gimbal to the unit. The other two slots have no pins. Is this normal or have they forgot to insert the other two pins
     
  2. Meta4

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    That's as designed.
    The anti-drop pins are only insurance - you don't want the gimbal mount to be rigid.
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  3. msinger

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    I loosely attached plastic zip ties in the other holes. The idea behind that is it'll prevent the gimbal from completely detaching from my Phantom if I crash.
     
  4. RoyVa

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    Two pins are stock and have seemed to be sufficient. I have two Phantoms one I added two zip ties to the free holes. Been flying both for over a year and have seen no difference in the two. Both are holding fine with just the stock pins.
     
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  5. TerenceM

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    Hi, newly here and possibly stupid as well! I too added the extra pins to my P3S, now I have four in place. Silly question: should I remove the extra two? Thanks
     
  6. msinger

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    If it doesn't cause any jello in your video, then it won't hurt to keep them installed.
     
  7. TerenceM

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    Thanks for the quick response.
    Video is fine (so far)