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Camera Bracket Breaks Easily

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by alanw2005, Jan 11, 2015.

  1. alanw2005

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    I can't believe how easy these brackets break. I have now figured out to barely tighten the screws and leave a gap between the bracket and mount.
     

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  2. MonsieurAnon

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    They're from the h3-3d gimbal right?
     
  3. Buckaye

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    Weird... I've never had an issue... But I don't mess with it much... Do you take your camera on and off a lot?
     
  4. alanw2005

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    Correct!
     
  5. alanw2005

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    Yes I do. I use my camera for skiing, biking, swimming, etc.
     
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    I don't even use that on mine, I just use a hair tie to hold mine on, works great and the camera is much easier to remove when I want to.
     
  7. Buckaye

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    Ahh that explains it then... How long did it last before it broke?
     
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    +1 Best invention evah!
    Rubber band works, but this does the job and looks the goods.
    The original H3-3d hex screws were atrocious to remove.
     
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    Rubber band (or hair tie in my case) is cheaper.
     
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  12. alanw2005

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    Some people have had issues with the shapeway bracket:

    http://youtu.be/Q4QpNZnAVIg
     
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    I agree with dptcalvin. I also have the quick connect bracket from Shapeways, and it works great.... :D
     
  14. madsonp

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    Yep that's basically what I use, cheap and works really well. I have a lot of them on hand because I have long hair. I went that route because like everyone mentioned, the screws on the bracket are a pain in the butt to remove. If you have a wife/girl friend chances are you could get one from them.
     
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    Got one if someone wants to buy it? I used it 2 flights. NEVER had an issue with the gimbal, put this 3d printed part on - Bird was sitting on my table turned it on and the gimbal started tweaking out making a bunch of noise. Took it off and not a problem since.

    So, instead I super glued my broken one, didn't tighten is so much, good ever since.
     
  16. bayareadrone

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    i actually got one that is made out of aluminum on eBay. Light weight and strong
     
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    Some people have problem with everything they buy. So if it doesn't work send it back for a refund.