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Bestem Aerial Prop Guard (Sale) - P1-3

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by IronReel, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. IronReel

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    Just wanted to share that I went to Bestem Aerials webpage to look at the prop guards since I need to do some inside flights and haven't due to no guards. Have seen prices for different brands from $15-$30 and I needed some snap-on style.

    Looks like the same prop guards they sell on Amazon are on sale for $8.99 w/ Free Shipping.

    Don't work or get anything from BestEm, but thought it was worth sharing.

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  2. rebelyellNC

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    That is an excellent price and these guards are top quality. I've tried other snap-on guards and found them flimsy or the retainer was hard to engage. But these Bestems are the HEAT!
     
  3. IronReel

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    Thanks, glad to hear! Looks like they are located in GA and product just shipped. Looking forward to using these inside primarily. Just talked with my local gym about making them a free promotional video that I can use in my portfolio which they didn't even think twice about before saying yes. I'll be sure to share after!
     
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    Question.... What's the point of a propguard? If my drone hits a tree or wall I think there's a bigger problem than the propellers. I can see for transport or if the drone rolls over and tilts during manual landing but other wise what the point?
     
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    What do you mean there's a bigger problem? Like the fact that the person needs to learn how to fly? For me the point of a propguard doing real estate photography and potential interior shots is if one of those propellers hits drywall, it'll probably leave a significant mark and just safer if around anything valuable. I'd rather tap the door frame while flying through a doorway than potentially break a propeller, harm the wall and possible my drone.

    So, what's the point you ask? Extra protection... but what do I know? I haven't even used them. Just too afraid to use the drone inside without.
     
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    Yeah I can see your point. They have lots of pros and cons and can be useful or unuseful to certain people
     
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  8. IronReel

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    Just arrived. Assembly took 5min. Plastic is definitely cheap, but didn't expect better. Screws fit well. Only thing I noticed was that one guard allows a slight part of propeller to go past the guard. Time to start testing indoors, there is only a 6" gap between doorways on each side and this is why I wanted guards

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    #8 IronReel, Aug 4, 2016
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