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GetterBack Water Recovery

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by thedjiguy, May 30, 2014.

  1. thedjiguy

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    Hello guys, just wanted to share a product that can help you save your Phantom if it falls in a body of water.

    It's a little hard to explain, but here is a video explaining how this small device can help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDHHLnAdxsc

    Also, here is the website where you can order. USA shipping is free and international is $6 anywhere in the world. I have also set up a coupon code for Forum members, you get 5% off each item purchase: www.savemyphantom.com and the code is: forum

    We are available for live chat now through the website.
     
  2. dragonash

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    are you really going to cross post in every forum and sell this?
     
  3. thedjiguy

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    Sorry, did not mean to make anyone mad. Its just hard to know which threads people look at. If you have a P2V, you are not going to be looking at the P1 thread. I hope you understand, i'll try to keep it at a minimum in the future.

    Thanks,
    Jacob
     
  4. verisimilitude

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    What a surprise. More spam from this guy.

    So tacky and pathetic. Almost as pathetic as cyber/Facebook squatting with a FB page titled "DJI Products."
     
  5. thedjiguy

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  7. thedjiguy

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    Im not sure you can classify spam considering this is your first day on the Forum and you only have 6 posts, 2 being on this thread.

    But thanks for the heads up!
     
  8. thedjiguy

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    Thank you for your feedback. Feel free to use the live chat button on our website if you would like to discuss further.

    Thanks,
    Jacob Lackey
     
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    How ridiculous is this? You advertise that this is "waterproofing" your aircraft when it should really be called "yeah....it's soaked in water and now dead, but if you want your useless soaked for 7 minutes electronic parts back, tug on this string!"

    This is a "salvage" product, not a "waterproofing" product. And $20 for a sponge and some string???? Lol. If you sell 5 of these, I'd be extremely surprised.
     
  10. Noël

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    They will be releasing a new version of this thing. So if you are going to order one, wait for the new version.


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    Sent from my mobile phone. Please excuse for the brevity, spelling and punctuation.
     
  11. thedjiguy

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    We have sold quite a few more than 5 you will be surprised to know.

    One user commented that his gopro was underwater for over 4 hours out of the waterproof housing and he got it back and got the video files. Pretty neat.
     
  12. OI Photography

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    Are you sure you're not thinking of the waterbuoy? http://www.water-buoy.com/

    There's supposed to be a new version of that in the works.
     
  13. syotr

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    The micro SD card may survive, but that length of time underwater is usually fatal for a naked GoPro. If it is salt water, then Phantom and camera are most likely ruined.
    A much better solution is to use a waterproof quad or add foats when flying over water.
     
  14. thedjiguy

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    That may be your opinion, but the only waterproofing solution by dslrpros has been discontinued because it had so many errors.

    Floats can easily fall off and you can never know if it will hold the weight because you can't test it. We have already tested the GetterBack for you.

    Thanks.
     
  15. syotr

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    I am not referring to DSLRpros waterproofing the electronics. I mean a quad which is completely sealed and floats like a DEX or Aquacopter.
    I have flown many times over water with floats and landed and taken off from water. You don't have to test buoyancy with the Phantom. It is easy to calculate required volume for floats if you know your weight. Also, you can test the floats with a known weight that matches your bird. Floats do affect flight performance and do get pushed around by wind, but I would prefer that to sinking.
    I am building a quad with a Dex shell. Here is a video of a Dex being repeatedly crashed into water.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6jayx-b9hI
     
  16. thedjiguy

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    Great, thanks for the info. Another thing to note: if you are being paid to shoot over water and the person paying you in present, you may not want to be flying with pool floats.

    This product is great for Phantoms, and I use it on mine.
     
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    Exactly what I've been looking for.

    Bought the Davis key fob today and trying to figure out how to attach a line to it that will deploy as we have an over the water shoot coming up

    I'd have a hard time walking away from a water crash even if all I recover is some spare parts.
     
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    Not sure why the "WaterBuoy" device is out of stock almost everywhere. There is one place in Australia that has them, and in the US, Annapolis Performance Sailing http://www.apsltd.com/ has them. I bought two from APS for my Phantom (one spare) but they have a 2008 production date. APS assures me they are new, but who knows.
     
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    The company that makes them stopped production a while ago and promised a new version which would better deliver on the marketing claims, but nothing has materialized yet.
     
  20. thedjiguy

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    I would not trust the WaterBuoy, it has been proven not to work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ_UG7IxIJM

    Also note, the man who did the test video above had ordered a couple GetterBacks from me and will be doing a similar test shortly.

    Jacob