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  1. WWK888

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    I purchased a gimbal protector bracket (not a lock) on Amazon for my P4. I finally had a chance to fly it today and I was tripping out how weird the bird was acting. It would not hold a hover (more than the usual problem) and when I descended from a high altitude with full left stick down it would barely descend, took forever. I figured the bracket was interfering with the downward sensors so I took it off and flew again. Everything was back to normal. I contacted the seller with my concerns and he responded with a picture showing EXACTLY where the bracket had to be positioned (4.5 cm from the front of the landing gear). I have yet to try fly again but I am pretty sure that is where I had it originally. I may have to measure exactly (1.77 inches) and make a mark on the gear so I know where to place it. Not sure if it is worth it...

    Just posting this as a heads up in case anyone else has problems.
     
  2. suck it up

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    Might you add a link to the protector that you bought?
     
  3. suck it up

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    How did you get one? It says "In stock April 24th".
     
  4. WWK888

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    Maybe they ran out and are printing more? I got mine over a week ago.
     
  5. suck it up

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    Oh, ok. Thanks for the info. Please post when you get a chance to retest it!
     
  6. WWK888

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    Will do.


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  8. fastsmiles

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    3D printed protectors are not strong enough to provide any actual protection in a crash. I've tested several and only the carbon fiber gimbal protectors are strong enough. Sensor interference is a problem in many of these designs.
     
  9. John Locke

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    Who makes a carbon fiber version for P4? Link?