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Do you put the gimbal protector when carrying the phantom?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by 30secs, Jun 25, 2015.

  1. 30secs

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    For short travels with a backpack or case.. Is the gimbal stabilizer needed or is it OK for it to move around in transit?
     
  2. cmyk22

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    I'd recommend putting your gimbal protector on whenever you're not flying. Without something to hold the camera and gimbal in place damage could happen. I'd rather not find out....
     
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  3. jlo

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    Mine is attached and lens cover is on unless i'm flying or updating/calibrating.
     
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  4. snerd

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    If it's not flying, the gimbal lock is on.


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  5. Bratinov

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    I always put it on when I'm not flying, even when I'm swapping batteries.
     
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  6. msinger

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    I always keep mine on too. You really don't want your gimbal bouncing around at all when it's not powered up.
     
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  7. Mako79

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    Keep it on when not flying.
    Also, if you remove it, there is a chance you may lose it. Nothing worse then needing it when you have misplaced it.
     
  8. JohnK

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    Why wouldn't you put it on? it takes 5 seconds.
     
  9. dedstik

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    Exactly what he said.

    :harry
     
  10. Rabalter

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    Yes, yes and yes. Keep it on when not flying!!!!
     
  11. jryser

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    Yes. And I tied a long piece of red ribbon to it so I remember to take it off prior to flight!!


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