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Gimbal guard knocking

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by GriffDawg, Feb 2, 2016.

  1. GriffDawg

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    I just installed a gimbal guard on my new Phantom 3 Adv. it seems nice and sturdy and it fit well, but when I turn on the craft, the gimbal autostartup routine causes the gimbal to knock against it ever so slightly, has anyone else seen this or do you think this is a problem?
     

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    Perhaps flip the guard over?
     
  3. GriffDawg

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    I checked, based on the advertisement pictures this is the correct direction, and this direction has more clearance than the other.
     
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    I have that guard. It bumps too, never caused a problem though.


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  5. bluer101

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    Just checked mine. It is so slight of a bump. If you just press down lightly on the guard at startup it does not hit. I have had mine installed since 1 week of December too.
     
  6. garykeithmead1

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    Slide the gimbal guard as low as possable on the landing gear.
     
  7. bluer101

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    Mine is.
     
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    It seems most of them hit, I've returned two separate guards due to this issue. No one knows whether or not this will create a problem down the road however, I don't believe the camera should come in contact with anything during startup.