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Fragile Gimble - day 2 out of commission.

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Magic, May 28, 2015.

  1. Magic

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    Ok so I flew in wind and he went down on pavement - hard.

    However not hard enough to expect the gimble to be mangled.

    As I took it all apart to understand what happened I found that pretty much the whole weight of the camera (ok not much weight but whatever) is on this little thin plate. In my case that plate snapped and cut the ribbon cable. I could glue the little part - but the cable is a show stopper.

    .... I would put pictures. Stupid iPhone.

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  2. louforgiveno

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    yeah please post pictures when ya can....would like to see this "plate"
     
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  3. 4wd

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    Always expect the gimbal to be mangled.
    If you hit something.
     
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  4. Magic

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    Photos added. It isn't easy to see how thin this join is where that part snapped in half.
    I glued it all back together - but that ribbon cable ends any hope of me fixing this.