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Gimbal Mount

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by GSSP, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. GSSP

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    My Phantom has only two of the clear plastic gimbal mounts with two spare in a bag, why not install all 4?
     
  2. msinger

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    You could put the other two on, but it'll probably cause a jello effect in the videos (since it'll be stiffer).
     
  3. Meta4

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    They don't hold the gimbal on but are insurance in case of a failure of what does hold it on.
    Your Phantom has 2 anti-drop pins (not gimbal mounts) because that's all it needs.
     
  4. msinger

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    Some people believe the anti drop pins can break. So, they loosely attach plastic zip ties in the other two holes.
     

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    New to the forums and the P2v+. Ok bone head noob move. I too saw that 2 anti drop pins were not in place so installed the other 2 from the maintenance pack........doh ! I believe these are not easily removable so should I leave on or cut the extra 2 off ?

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  6. Meta4

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    Not easy - but can be done if you are careful and patient.
    You could cut two off if you want to. It's cheap to buy some more.
     
  7. Wildcat_1

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    Am I going to have lost anything or made video worse but leaving these on ? If not maybe I can cut the bottom off of the plastic pins with wire snips and get rid of the extra 2 that way. Like you said can always buy others if ever needed, but one of those things that when I saw only 2 in there (and didn't search the manual for anti drop) looked like 2 were missing :(