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Getting my Drone Journey

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Bobby Wig, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. Bobby Wig

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    This is my journey of getting my DJI Phantom 3S.

    I currently have a SYMA X5SC & it broke within a few days, hopefully getting a full refund.

    I currently have £200 saved up, so half way, I'll be getting some money towards the first week of next month that should add up to over the £499 that I need. Here in the UK.

    I'm wanting in my living room for my birthday and that is February 13, so I've got a few weeks! But I'm MORE than excited, I honestly can't tell you!

    I will continue to update, if anyone cares

    I'll be doing a unboxing hopefully as well as first flight video.
     
  2. LanaRain

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    If you broke the syma x5 which to me is extremely durable, then you for sure need to be super careful with your new Phantom.
     
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  3. Bobby Wig

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    It was very hard to control, it kept dropping from the sky within 20m away sometimes even less.
     
  4. LanaRain

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    Well you won't have that problem with P3S
     
  5. Bobby Wig

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    That's why I'm getting it, it just kept falling and losing signal ect only went a few feet and boom fell. Causing the damage.
     
  6. Bobby Wig

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    I ordered my DJI STANDARD TODAY!! hopefully should arrive in the next few days!!!
     
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    Now all you have to do..............is wait. That's the *****, waiting.
     
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    Ive had my p3s for a couple of weeks and its great also in the uk, just have to watch it around built up areas as u get a lot of interferance. But i fly it mostly in beach and country side .. Enjoy dude


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    I have the Syma x5c and a Tarantula x6...both are significantly more difficult to fly than the P3S
     
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    Second that. I learned on a syma x5. When I got the phantom, it was like flying a Cadillac. I believe it helped me greatly. Although the syma was tough as nails. Crashed it probably 50+ times, and still sent it to my son to play around with.
     
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    I heard people born in feb are really smart. Mines the 17th.....lmao
     
  12. Bobby Wig

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    Yes its out of stock so going to be longer
     
  13. Bobby Wig

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    That sounds cool. Thanks for the heads up. Where did u get it in the UK.? What shop
     
  14. Bobby Wig

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    My Syma was just awful tbh!
     
  15. Bobby Wig

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    One of my moters went, so sending it back, hope to get my money back and can put it towards a bag or another battery :)
     
  16. Bobby Wig

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    Spoke to Jessops today, they are getting another batch in at the end of the week so should be arriving on either Monday or Tuesday, so 7 days or less, hopefully!!!
     
  17. buford

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    Well, don't feel bad, I'm waiting in texas for a tablet to be delivered too, so we're waiting all over the world.
     
  18. Bobby Wig

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    I'm so inpatient. I
     
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    The p3s is awesome. You will luv it. But honestly. If I am enjoying this one this much. Makes me wonder about the inspire 1. **** it looks like it is straight out of Star Trek when flying.


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  20. Bobby Wig

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    I'm not a film guy so that's right right over my head. It's more exciting than Christmas though! I've been waiting ages to get a Drone!!