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Beating up my phantom

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by TheNigglesbear, May 12, 2013.

  1. TheNigglesbear

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    I have read a lot on phantoms flying away, losing control, and poor quality control. I would like to say that mine has had no issues at all. I have dropped it off a rock http://youtu.be/GAjY00iUYrc

    I have crashed it into a brick building, dropped it several times, and it still flies awesome. I fly it over water all the time
    http://youtu.be/Apq3y8HutRs

    I recently went to hawaii and flew it at the top of the Haleakala Volcano Crater @ 10,000ft with 30 mph winds. no problem.
    http://youtu.be/d12ZHr01eJY

    I flew it from the bottom of a 400ft waterfall, at least 100ft above it. (havent posted yet)

    I thoroughly abuse every piece of equipment or toy that I own. As far as I'm concerned the phantom is incredible for 700$. Make sure the props are balanced and use the normal gopro housing to get rid of jello. I plan to get a gimble, but for now im alright with the performance.

    most of all thanks for all the info. tons of great stuff here.

    - thenigglesbear
     
  2. Capodrone

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    :shock:

    after that first video tumble no error 25? :shock:

    otherwise nice vids, i like the kayak video and the volcano one!!

    thanks for the durability voucher..... :lol:
     
  3. discv

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    I wouldn't lend you my bicycle even :shock:
     
  4. Roadkilt

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    Cool Hawaii shots. Would have been an awkward rescue on Haleakala or the river if you had to land rough. Part of the joy though.