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Colour changing the Phantom

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by colchester daz, Apr 2, 2013.

  1. colchester daz

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    Hello everyone, this is my first post on this forum and thought i would share my Phantom with you all.
    I decided to use plastidip to paint my Phantom as i could peel it off when im ready to change to another colour.

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    and one of the Devo 10...
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  2. Sac D

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    Do you have a switch set up on the Devo TX to initiate RTH?
     
  3. colchester daz

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  5. ProfessorStein

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    Has anyone else experienced a drop in GPS signal after they painted the top shell? I painted my Phantom, being what I thought was fairly careful not to get it too thick, and now I'm consistantly getting 2-3 fewer satellites than I used to in my familiar flying spots.

    Wondering if its it paint, or if I screwed something up with the GPS antenna when I reassembled.
     
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    If there are metallic constituents in the paint it can act as an attenuator.

    It would depend on the amount of metals contained and the thickness (coats).
     
  7. ProfessorStein

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    Carp. Didn't even think about/check for that.

    I bet that's it.

    I guess I'm seeing some sandpaper in my future.