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Gimbal cable protection

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by wheeliesteve, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. wheeliesteve

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    I was just wondering how many have done something like this to protect their gimbal cables? I'm thinking of doing it.

     
  2. John Locke

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    I haven't done that but I'm a huge fan of the killerrc.com gimbal guard, $48. It saved my butt in a crash.
     
  3. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    I've fixed a few phantom gimbals that have different types of gimbal guards on them. The only way to save your camera is not to crash. Nothing can guarantee your yaw arm or ribbon cable wont snap unfortunately
     
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  4. wheeliesteve

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    Wait, what? Mal, is that really you? where have you been hiding?
     
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    Haha it sure is mate. Been in hibernation, just came back last night to ruffle a few feathers :D
     
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  8. dirtybum

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    I agree the potted metal the DJI uses for these new gimbals is ridiculously week even if you have a gimbal guard on there the arm is going to break off in the slightest crash