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Broke camera part

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by riverphantom3, Jan 1, 2016.

  1. riverphantom3

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    I just got ready to go on a flight and found that my camera mount I guess is broken... Is their anyway I can remove the clear plastic holding it together and where can I buy another one?


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    I wired it up but is there anywhere I can buy a replacement?[​IMG]


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    You can separate them, just go easy with it. There should of been a few extras in your packaging. I also use small zip ties for that purpose or you can buy new ones.
    How did the mount break? Crash it one time? I would remove it completely to fly instead of wiring it up. Buy a new mount - DJI Phantom 3 Anti-Vibration Gimbal Mounting Plate Part39
     
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    Thanks I went 400 feet in the air and came down to land too fast and slammed it on the ground, it went back in the air and I landed it just fine I didn't notice it was broke until today.
     
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    LoveMyTJ: I like that suggestion a lot! The camera and gimbal is held by just two of the so called "anti-drop" pins and that makes me nervous. A dozen or more flights under my belt and no problems, but do you secure the other two gimbal mounts with the small zip ties as insurance? Seems like common sense (of which I am lacking).

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    Thats exactly what I do. I loop a tiny one through the two remaining holes and I leave them extremely loose.
     
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    I will do this, I hate that you have to break the safety pins to get them off.
     
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    (big smile) Thanks LuvMyTJ! Just as I would figure. I'll go do the simple mod right now!!!
    Cheers, and Happy New