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Gimbal Lock or no Gimbal lock in the car?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by beamerbuilder1, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. beamerbuilder1

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    Does everyone use a gimbal lock when transporting their Phantom in a car? I'm relatively new to drone scene and was curious as to how delicate the gimbal actually is? Can it take bumps while riding in a vehicle or should there always be a gimbal lock on?


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  2. msinger

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    I always put mine on when transporting my Phantom in a vehicle. Considering that it only takes about 10 seconds to put it on, it's not really worth the risk of damaging it.
     
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    The roads in this capital city are terrible. I used to make a joke, "Drive across the city once, and you need a wheel alignment." That should give you a clue. Yes, protect your investment...

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  4. Ted4797

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    I all ways put mine on even when not transporting. They break VERY easily. I get them all the time for repair and it was not always from a crash.
     
  5. ArZombie

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    how many have actually broke or damaged the gimbal installing the gimbal lock?
     
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    Me too I always fit it... only takes a sec.. :)
     
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  8. jdh313

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    Not to hijack the thread, but do you put the foam piece back in for driving too?

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    Always on gimbal lock

    Never on foam piece
     
  10. Longhorn

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    Bought a couple of these last week on eBay. Much easier to put on than the clear plastic thing that comes from DJI in my opion..
     

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