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Professional crash-this thing keeps costing me money!

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Huskerfan, Aug 25, 2015.

  1. Huskerfan

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    First off, I'll just same I'm an idiot. I had a couple drinks and flew into some trees but can you guys help me please?

    I need a new shell and camera ribbon but my question regards the attached picture. Will that little round piece snap back on next to the ribbon? I don't want to push too hard right now.

    Also, does anyone have a "how to" on switching out the shell?
     

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  3. Huskerfan

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    thanks msinger. That's great that you have a list of all those places to buy stuff for the P3 and thanks for the video link. What about that camera? Do you think I can salvage it?
     
  4. msinger

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    I've never done any major repairs. If it cannot be fixed, you could sell it as-is. People (especially repair shops) are often looking to buy broken cameras for parts.
     
  5. tcope

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    Don't drink and drone.

    (Wow... I was the first to say that?)
     
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  6. msinger

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    I think you just invented that phrase.
     
  7. Huskerfan

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    I'm confident in my skills to replace the shell and camera but just didn't know if I should buy another camera or not. I guess I'll just get the shell and gimble ribbon and go to work fixing it and hope I can snap that piece back on when the time comes.
     
  8. Huskerfan

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    That's funny. and I agree. :) Maybe I could post the crash video to give you guys a laugh!
     
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  9. msinger

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    Since the cameras are pretty expensive, it would be worthwhile to try it before buying a new one.
     
  10. Huskerfan

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    Totally agree. :)
     
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    Nope...
    I said it on July,11th.

    Please... Don't Drink & Drone! ;)

    But, it may precede me too.
     
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    August 8th, 2014 according to google. www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJJSElQGx_k
     
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    There ya' go bb!

    That's why I always add a disclaimer :)
     
  14. normr

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    It's unbelievable that the P3 Gimble yaw arm can't be ordered or purchase even authorized repair centers can get the part


    Sent from my iPad using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  15. msinger

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    You can order one from TACO-RC or ATKdrones. They are not OEM parts, but people are using those replacements with no issues.
     
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    i also have them now.