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Bumpers for PV2

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by Super-D, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. Super-D

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    Does anyone know a place where they are selling either plastic or carbon fiber bumpers for the PV2? All the ones I found are for the Phantom 9" blades. As I'm learning I would like the added protection if possible.

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    David
     
  2. Nvr2fst

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    Just got a set from Red Rock USA on Amazon a couple days ago.
     
  3. Super-D

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    And they fit the full blade completely? There is no overhang?
     
  4. Nvr2fst

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    Yep, made for it. got the smaller ones on my first Phantom.
     
  5. Super-D

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  7. Super-D

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    Hey Nvr2fst,

    I just got my props from Read Rock. No instructions... not that I need any but I do have a stupid question. Mine came with some nylon string. Do you know what the purpose of that is for?

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    David
     
  8. BenDronePilot

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    I got prop guards off Ebay for $16 free shipping that fit perfectly on the Phantom 2 Vision. They are made of plastic and otherwise identical to DJI brand Prop guards with the exception they accommodate the P2V larger rotor blades.
     
  9. Pull_Up

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    I believe it's designed to be strung between the guards all the way around to help prevent your aircraft getting hung up on a branch or anything similar that could get between the motor arms if you flew into it.
     
  10. Nvr2fst

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    Yes the string goes around the guards in the little holes. It keeps things from getting between the guards. Less weight I guess than using some kind of plastic. I personally don't use the string. I will try to hit only things that won't fit between. :D
     
  11. Super-D

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    Thanks. I thought it might have to something to do with those holes in the guards but just couldn't figure out what it was.

    David
     
  12. Celt in Siam

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    I have fitted the guards but not the string. If you end up in the trees then the string will surely help you stay up there and you may need a chain saw to get it back down :( . For me, the guards are mainly for tip over protection during take off or landing.
     
  13. TexomaEV

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    I installed the string and it seems to make the guards a bit stronger/stable. In the center of the guards you will see two sets of what I'd call hooks. I ran the string through the prop guards and on the set of hooks closest to the motors of the aircraft. Once the string was tied off, I pulled the string from the first set of hooks to the second making it really taught. I even went so far as to dab a little "Liquid Stitch" on the string where it threads through the holes of the guards and at the knot where I tied the string together.