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eBay Gimbal - does yours do this?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by JaysDMC, Apr 6, 2014.

  1. JaysDMC

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    I noticed this 3 weeks ago. Can't tell if it's getting progressively worse or not. The bracket that holds the GoPro in has massive play in it. It appears to be riveted in and not held together with adjustable screws.

    [youtube]http://youtu.be/2NGHV-4dgdo[/youtube]

    http://youtu.be/2NGHV-4dgdo

    Does yours do this?

    FYI, I'm running the typical $89 eBay 2 axis brushless gimbal.
     
  2. davemcm

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    My goodluckybuy one did the same (after a few crashes), however it was held in by adjustable screws (alan keys, IIRC) that just needed tightened and it's good as new. (They do look like rivits though)

    If it's not adjustable, then i'd rip them out completely and replace them with adjustable ones, as that amount of play is going to give terrible footage in any sort of acrobatic or fast flight or in high wind.
     
  3. JaysDMC

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    I agree. I'm going to pull the the gimbal off and see what I can do. Thanks!