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Extra protection for gimbal

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by andy162, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. andy162

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    Does anyone else have the extra protection on the back of the gimbal? I have seen it in pictures before. It's like a thin metal plate that is screwed onto the back of the camera area. Thanks!
     
  2. Joao Carlos

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    I got mine from uavbits, carbon fiber. I think the main idea is to keep the legs together if you crash, and protect the underside. You can also upgrade the gimbal mount (uavbits also) for a carbon fiber with steel lockpins and put a gimbal ribbon protector/bracket (aces deals).
     
  3. SENC

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    I put one on today from phantomfix. Some say the gimbal design has been modified from earlier phantoms so this one doesn't need the protection, but it doesn't restrict movement of anything and only adds a couple grams, so can't see a downside. Hope to never need it.
     
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    Yes-- I have it as does several others on this forum-- fits perfectly and will give the gimbal some extra protection from coming apart on a crash.
     
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    Thanks so much Joao Carlos. That one looks awesome and much cheaper. I clicked on the link that you provided but i didnt find the link to actually buy the gimbal saver. Do I have to email Peter to but it? thanks!
     
  10. msinger

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    You could email Peter -- or just buy it directly from the maker here.
     
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    I got a 3d printed one off Ebay.
    Paid for itself this evening when one of my working dogs decided to attack it on take off.
    He got a bloody nose and the P3 gimbal saver lost a cable tie.
     
  12. Joao Carlos

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    Yeah, I noticed that the link is down. But email peter from Aces. I bought mine 10 days ago so, unless mine was the last , maybe he has more, its just a web glitch?