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any decent camera gimble locks with a lens cover?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by cypher007, May 10, 2016.

  1. cypher007

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    based in UK so need some alternatives to the usual US places.
     
  2. tcope

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    These are a dime a dozen on ebay. The once that lock into the body of the gimble are all pretty much the same.

    phantom 3 gimble lock | eBay
     
  3. cypher007

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    I did find some on amazon but some said they didn't fit well.
     
  4. Jtrjr

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    Cypher,

    I use Polar Pro filters on my birds. I travel with them by car quite a bit. I've found that the Polar Pro lens cover/locks works very well. I'm not sure how readily available it is in the UK. Here's a link: DJI Phantom 3 Lens Cover/Gimbal Lock

    Jerry
     
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    I bought a £3.99 one from Amazon, it has a leg which is meant to fit in the cutout on the top of the camera. I had to shave material off the leg of the cover with a Stanley knife to make it fit easier.
    It is a better fit now but still awkward to fit.
     
  6. Jtrjr

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    The polar Pro is a tight fit on the gimbal platform, which is what you want if it'll be traveling. You should pull the little sticker off the top of the gimbal to make it easier to engage.

    Jerry
     
  7. m0j0

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    I got one free when I ordered my ND Filers. Works just lik the poor pro
     
  8. cypher007

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