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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Joe paradise, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. Joe paradise

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    Ok so after only 48 hours of flight time ...wind gust at 75 feet hit tree and crashed ...unrepairable...will be ordering new drone tomorrow..
    My ? Is is there any value in the parts and pieces of old drone..or a market for crashed drones....or am I better off hanging on to the parts for spares...any thoughts...


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  2. LamboH

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    Contact @hunch he can probably fix it no doubt but if you are set on buying a new one I'm sure he would pick up the leftovers for a fair price Either way he can and will help u. As far as phantoms goes, he's go to guy in situations like these !
    He's helped me out ! And plenty others.
     
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  3. hunch

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    Can you post some pics of the damage?
     
  4. Joe paradise

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  5. DaveWithDrone

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    Wow! Sorry for the loss.... I had a flyaway with my 350 QX Blade long time ago. Landed in the street and a car ran right over it... know the feeling... View attachment 42696
     
  6. Joe paradise

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    Thanks


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    Hunch is good.
     
  8. Joe paradise

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    Hunch ..this is a pic after i stripped it down...wanted to assess damage..body is trashed camera did get bent but works the rest of the guts look ok....let me know if interested...


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    How much flight time is on the p3/batteries? Im in the market and in Az as well. New or old motors/body?
     
  11. With The Birds

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    Doesnt look too bad. Id be tempted to repair or send to Hunch- especially if the mainboard is ok, seems lightbridge is fine as you said the camera was working.
     
  12. hunch

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    Joe,
    pack it up and send it over.
    my address is at www.uavrepairshop.com

    don't need batteries, charger, props,.. just the bird, gimbal/camera and controller
     
  13. Samuel Castleton

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    Save the battery they retail at about 150$ if working


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  14. Joe paradise

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    Hunch...? I know the camera mount is bent , camera still works..body trashed ...motors good..not sure about lights or mother board...would I be better off buying a new one ...and is there any value in the part...I did have DJI told me the parts from this one would not work on new version...Lastly any Idea what kind of value I can put on old unit...have had several inquiries for purchase, dont wanna cheat anyone ..but a couple bucks would go towards new one...any help would be great...
     
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    Does the motors still start??? Can you still connect to the GO app to assess any sensors or warnings?

    Everything in the image looks ok and it looks like you are a little mechanically inclined to do it your self considering you have pulled apart the P3.

    I think you just need the yaw arm replaced. Get the ebay kit with the included flex cable in case you have scratched yours.
    phantom 3 yaw | eBay
     
  16. Joe paradise

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    Ok im actually not mech. Inclined..lol just trying to assess damage...tell you what i checked out your website...sounds like 50.00 gets me an estimate to fix? is that right if so ill pack it up and ship it to you...still gnna buy a new one regardless...there only 799.00...and if old one is repairable reasonable then ill fix and sell or have a spare...
     
  17. hunch

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    Joe, you read that on my site not Mako's.
    i will PM you the link to the actual checkout and yes $50 is to go through everything and asses the damage.